Netflix Geeked Week - Day 5 Recap
Geeked Week is officially wrapped, but the games are just beginning. Hosts Geoff Keighley and Mari Takahashi closed the five-day virtual event on Friday with a slew of news and first looks about all things games, ranging from games-inspired series like The Cuphead Show! and Sonic Prime to Netflix's long list of new mobile games, which will double its current catalog to approximately 50 titles by the end of 2022. Learn about new releases like Poinpy — now available to play! — and get ready to step into the world of your favorite Netflix series and films with games such as La Casa de Papel and The Queen’s Gambit Chess.
Missed the epic Geeked Week finale? Don’t stress! Netflix compiled all of the latest announcements, hottest clips and everything in between every day this week to keep you up-to-date and in the know.
Dragon Age: Absolution: That’s right! The hit role-playing video game is being adapted as an animated series at Netflix, and we’ve got the new teaser and the poster to prove it. Teaser here.
Tekken: Bloodline: The iconic Japanese fighting game franchise is getting the anime treatment! Hear from Chief Producer Katsuhiro Harada as he introduces never-before-seen exclusive clips from the series and touches on the background of a fan favorite character. Check out some exclusive footage and a special message from Katsuhiro Harada here.
Shadow and Bone: Destinies: Straight from the Fold comes a new mobile game based on the fan-favorite series. Get a first look at this single-player RPG where you can step into the shoes of your favorite characters and journey across the world of the Grishaverse. Here.
Too Hot to Handle: Swipe left on this sneak peek from the upcoming mobile game based on the Netflix series and get ready to meet and mingle with a whole new cast of sexy singles vying for your affection.
La Casa De Papel: It’s not all relaxation and romance. We’re excited to unveil this single-player action-adventure game based on the hit series, in which players crack safes, pick locks and help rob a casino in Monaco — all to help an old friend of the Professor’s. Watch the first look gameplay here.
The Queen’s Gambit Chess: The tables have turned and now you get to take part in the ultimate game of chess. See a first look at the trailer and the locations for this upcoming game, which lets you take lessons, play puzzles and matches, and compete against online competitors or familiar faces from the award-winning limited series. Official game trailer here.
The Cuphead Show!: Get ready for the latest misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his cautious brother Mugman with a new teaser for the upcoming episodes of this video game-turned-series. Official teaser here.
Want more scoop on what’s to come? Then check out this table read from a new never-before-seen episode and see the faces behind those iconic voices. Check out The Cuphead Show! table read here.
Lucky Luna: Check out the first trailer for this platformer based on Japanese folklore, in which you can join Luna on a magical journey to the depths of hidden dungeons and mythical temples as she unlocks the mysteries of her past. Official game trailer here.
Desta: The Memories Between: Duck and cover… and watch the trailer for this new turn-based strategy game inspired by the game of dodgeball. Overcome broken relationships and a tragic family event, all through the medium of a surreal and exciting ball game. Official game trailer here.
Reigns: Three Kingdoms: The beloved game series that lets you rule your own kingdom and change your destiny with a single swipe is coming to Netflix. This time, you can dive headlong into ancient China and climb the ranks to navigate the epic Chinese saga of The Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Terra Nil: Who wants to save the planet? With a nod at the current climate crisis, this game subverts the city-builder genre to let you do just that. Use technology to rejuvenate barren wastelands, then recycle all the structures you used to do it, leaving nothing behind but pristine wilderness.
Poinpy: To celebrate the launch of this vertical climber game — available to download and play today! — see the trailer for this experience that lets you dodge adorable baddies and feed the blue beast hot on your heels. Warning: The more you play, the harder the game gets. Official game trailer here.
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood: Sneak a peek at Season 3 of this fantasy adaptation of the beloved game as Davion the Dragon Knight continues his quest to make the world a safer place one dragon slay at a time.
Wild Things: Animal Adventures: Dragons aren’t the only creatures on the loose! As the trailer hints, this new game tasks players with helping restore cute beasts to their wildlands (ranging from lush forests to tropical islands to icy terrains) by playing match-3 puzzles and restoring their habitats to health. Watch the full Games Day show to see the trailer and get more info.
Sonic Prime: Our favorite hedgehog is coming to Netflix as you’ve never seen him before. Get a sneak peek at this new animated series featuring an incredible twist that puts the fate of the multiverse in his gloved hands. First look here.
Raji: An Ancient Epic: Paging all Raji fans! The Indian action-adventure game is coming to Netflix. Step into the shoes of Raji, the young orphan chosen by the gods to stand against the demonic invasion, as she tries to rescue her younger brother and face the demon lord Mahabalasura.
Spiritfarer: This award-winning cozy management game about dying is coming to Netflix, and we’ve got the new trailer. As Stella, a Spirtfarer and ferrymaster to the deceased, you can explore the world, farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook, and craft while spending quality time with your spirit passengers, creating lasting memories and learning to say goodbye.
Castlevania: Nocturne: A year ago, Geeked Week ended on an epic mic drop: News of a new Castlevania series centered on Richter Belmont during the French Revolution. Now, get a sneak peek at the iconic Rondo of Blood hero in action. Check out the announcement here.