Night time College Studio is the staff behind the beloved adventures video games Oxenfree and Afterparty. However after seven years of working as an impartial studio, the developer is being acquired by streaming large Netflix. That is shocking however not an entire shock. Netflix has been working to break into the gaming business for some time. Nonetheless, that is the primary time Netflix has outright acquired a recreation studio. 

In an official blog post, Night time College Studio’s founder and inventive director Sean Krankel stated, “Night School wants to stretch our narrative and design aspirations across distinctive, original games with heart. Netflix gives film, TV, and now game makers an unprecedented canvas to create and deliver excellent entertainment to millions of people. Our explorations in narrative gameplay and Netflix’s track record of supporting diverse storytellers was such a natural pairing. It felt like both teams came to this conclusion instinctively. Of course, it’s a surreal honor to be the first games studio to join Netflix! Not only do we get to keep doing what we do, how we like to do it, but we get a front-row seat on the biggest entertainment platform in the world.”

Krankel went on to guarantee followers that Oxenfree II: Lost Signals remains to be within the works. It’s value noting that this isn’t the primary time the 2 corporations have labored collectively; a number of years in the past, Night time College and Telltale have been engaged on a Stranger Issues recreation for Netflix, however that game was never released

In our overview for the original Oxenfree, Kimberley Wallace stated, “I constantly wanted to see where it was going and where my choices would lead. Night School Studio clearly wasn’t afraid to experiment and try some different and interesting things with presentation in regards to a narrative-based, choice-driven game. As much as I loved parts of the overall experience, others let me down. Even so, I enjoyed learning about these characters and seeing them grow through my actions.” 

Whereas we’re excited to see how Oxenfree II seems, we’re equally to see what Night time College cooks up subsequent for Netflix. What do you assume it will likely be? 

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