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Stranger Things 3: The Game is a brilliant, old-school adventure

News By Cameron Bald, 4 months, 1 week ago
Stranger Things 3: The Game is a brilliant, old-school adventure

The newly released Stranger Things 3: The Game serves up an old-school adventure where you play through the events of the third season of Netflix's hit sci-fi show Stranger Things. It’s fairly reminiscent of something like Zombies Ate My Neighbours, with its straightforward combat and appealing, pixelated visuals. This one’s perfect for fans of the show looking to take a deeper dive into the latest series, but it should still appeal to those who can’t tell a Demogorgan from a Mind Flayer. Pocket Gamer, our sister site, reviewed BonusXP’s adaption of the first season of Stranger Things, Stranger Things: The Game, back in 2015, praising its pixel art visuals and abi…

Stranger Things: 7 films that inspired the Netflix hit

Feature By Jon Mundy, 3 years, 3 months ago
Stranger Things: 7 films that inspired the Netflix hit

Netflix has yet another hit on its hands with the eight-part sci-fi series Stranger Things. One of the big elements that has viewers of a certain age and disposition nodding approvingly is the host of '70s and '80s movie references The Duffer Brothers have managed to cram in. If you've binge-watched your way through Stranger Things and fancy going back to the source, you can rent or buy these classic '80s films from iTunes, or many of the usual digital media store suspects. For those who never saw these films but loved Stranger Things, you're in for a curiously familiar treat. Before we begin, we should list a SPOILER ALERT here if you haven't finished (or started) Stranger Things, as we'…