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Stranger Things 3: The Game

Rating Summary

Based on 31 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

61

Top Critic Average

23%

Critics Recommend

Based on 31 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 4, 2019
Xbox OneJul 4, 2019
PCJul 4, 2019
Nintendo SwitchJul 4, 2019

Developers: BonusXP, Netflix

Genres: Action, Adventure

Stranger Things 3: The Game is the official companion game to Season 3 of the hit original series! Play through familiar events from the series while also uncovering never-before-seen quests, character interactions, and secrets! This adventure game blends a distinctively retro art style with modern gameplay mechanics to deliver nostalgic fun with a fresh new twist.

Just like in the show, teamwork is at the heart of Stranger Things 3: The Game. Fans can team up in two player local co-op to explore the world of Hawkins, solve puzzles, and battle the emerging evils of The Upside Down as one of twelve beloved characters from the show.

KEY FEATURES

Experience Stranger Things 3, Plus Much More!—Play through the events of Season 3 and much more! Play as your favorite characters from the series as you complete quests for the citizens of Hawkins and explore the town while the events of Season 3 unfold around you.

Teamwork is the Key—Play through the entire game as two characters (in single player or local co-op). Use your buddy to solve co-op puzzles, take on groups of enemies, and combine your special abilities to pull of powerful combo attacks.

Classic Adventure Gameplay—Delve into dangerous laboratories and hideouts, solve puzzles, search for treasure, and battle evils from the Upside-Down.

Assemble and Level Up Your Party—Unlock a roster of 12 playable characters, each with their own combat style. Use their unique special abilities to taunt, disable, and obliterate your enemies. Craft and equip various trinkets from items discovered throughout Hawkins to power up your team and specialize your favorite characters.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Retro charm can't hide dull design in a game that, almost impossibly, has no clear audience.

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IGN

6.9 / 10.0
Mike Epstein

A true licensed tie-in game, Stranger Things 3: The Game is most fun when you let fandom lead the way but can fall flat on its own. [Warning: This review contains spoilers for Netflix's Stranger Things, Season 3]

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Metro GameCentral

3 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Why a show set in the 80s has a video game tie-in that recalls the worst of 90s licensed games is a mystery, but this has absolutely none of the charm, wit, or excitement of the TV show.

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Game Informer

6 / 10.0
Kyle Hilliard

The video game adaptation of the popular show emulates the '80s aesthetic well, but the action is boring and the missions rarely push you to do more than move from point A to point B

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Recent News

Indie studio BonusXP on what it’s like to make games for Netflix

Indie studio BonusXP on what it’s like to make games for Netflix

The studio has made two games based on the hit show Stranger Things and is working on a game set in the world of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

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