After five days of announcements and reveals, Netflix Geeked Week 2022 has come to a close. Day five was all about gaming, as Netflix announced both new shows based on games, and new games based on shows. Read on to learn about everything announced from all five days of Netflix Geeked Week 2022.
Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Day Five: Gaming
From the reveal of a brand new Dragon Age animated series, to a teaser trailer of the upcoming Richter Belmont Castlevania spin-off show, here's everything announced at Netflix Geeked Week: Day Five.
Castlevania: Nocturne Is a New Show Starring Richter Belmont
Following up on the beloved Castlevania TV series is Castlevania: Nocturne, a new spin-off starring fan-favorite Richter Belmont. Richter is a descendant of the original show's Trevor Belmont and Sypha, and he's the main character of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. No release date was given for the new series.
Dragon Age: Absolution Animated Series Coming This December
BioWare's Dragon Age is getting a new animated series, and it's set in Tevinter — the same location the next Dragon Age game is set to take place. The trailer showed off a combination of anime-like animation and 3D environments, with all the magic and combat you'd expect from a Dragon Age show. The new series was created in collaboration with BioWare, and it will feature a new cast of characters. The show is coming this December.
Sonic Prime Introduces Big the Cat and Froggy
After learning that the edgy Shadow the Hedgehog would appear in the upcoming Sonic Prime animated series, Netflix has now revealed that the endlessly memeable Big the Cat and Froggy will be a part of the series as well.
The Cuphead Show Returns This Summer
The Cuphead Show, which merges classic cartoon humor with the world of the Cuphead game, is returning to Netflix on August 19 with a new set of episodes. A new teaser trailer showed off Cuphead, Mugman, and Ms. Chalice facing off against even more characters from the 2017 game.
Tekken: Bloodline Anime Gets Message from Creator Katsuhiro Harada
Fighting game icon Katsuhiro Harada appeared to give a message about the upcoming Tekken anime series. This is the first time the Tekken universe is expanding to television. Harada brought a few sneak peek clips of the show, revealing that Jin and Jun Kazama's relationship is something that will be explored in the show.
DOTA: Dragon's Blood Season 3 Gets First Look Photos
The third season of DOTA: Dragon's Blood is coming this August, and Netflix revealed some first look photos of the upcoming season.
Multiple Netflix TV Series Get Tie-In Games
Netflix is working to turn some of their most popular television series into video games, and a few of those tie-in projects were revealed today. We got a look at the spin-off games for Shadow and Bone, Too Hot to Handle, Money Heist, and Queen's Gambit. Shadow and Bone: Destinies is a single player RPG, The Queen's Gambit: Chess is a chess game, La Casa De Papel follows a spin-off story from Money Heist, and Too Hot To Handle lets players experience the dating show drama for themselves.
Netflix TV Show Spin-Off Games – Shadow and Bone, Too Hot to Handle, Money Heist, Queen's Gambit
Three Devolver Digital Games Are Joining Netflix's Lineup
Reigns: Three Kingdoms, Terra Nil, and Poinpy from Devolver Digital will all join Netflix's library of games that are free for Netflix subscribers. Reigns: Three Kingdoms brings the card-based gameplay to a Chinese setting, Terra Nil is a climate-crisis strategy game, and Poinpy is a new vertical climber from the creator of Downwell. Poinpy is already available for subscribers now.
Netflix Gaming x Devolver Screenshots – Reigns: Three Kingdoms, Poinpy, and Terra Nil
Previously Released Games Coming to Netflix, Including Spritfarer
A couple of beloved games are coming to Netflix's streaming service, including Spiritfarer, the cozy management game about dying. Along with Spiritfarer, Raji: An Ancient Epic is also coming soon. That game is an action-adventure game set in ancient India, previously released on other platforms in 2020.
Lucky Luna Is a New Vertical Scrolling Platformer
Lucky Luna sees players venturing into the depths of mythical temples and cavernous dungeons in a new vertical scrolling platformer. The main catch is that there is no jump button, and players will have to use their surroundings to navigate the dangerous world.
Desta: The Memories Between Is From the Makers of Monument Valley
Monument Valley was a smash hit on mobile devices, and now the creators behind it have created Desta: The Memories Between. This game has players solving puzzles by picking up balls and using them to take out enemies, all while experiencing the story of a tragic family event.
Wild Things: Animal Adventures Is a New Match-3 Adventure Game
Wild Things: Animal Adventures takes the popular match-3 mobile format and merges it with cute animals. In this game, you build your dream habitat by playing match-3 puzzles.
Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Day Four: Stranger Things
Stranger Things is one of the hot topics on the internet right now, following the drop of Stranger Things 4: Volume 1 last month. So it's no surprise Netflix dedicated an entire day of its Geeked Week event to one of its most popular shows. Read on to learn about everything that happened at Netflix Geeked Week Day Four.
Stranger Things 4 Volume 2 Teaser Shown
While it wasn't a brand-new look at Stranger Things 4's upcoming Volume 2, Netflix reaired the teaser attached to the end of Volume 1 that dropped alongside the final episode. You can watch it below to get an idea of what to expect when Volume 2 drops in July.
Stranger Things 4 Volume 1: Unlocked
Most of today's stream was the official aftershow for the first part of Stranger Things' fourth season. The event featured interviews with the Duffer brothers, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, Joseph Quinn, and more. It was a full-spoiler discussion you shouldn't watch until you're all caught up with Stranger Things 4.
The Hellfire Club: A Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragon Adventure
After the panel discussing Stranger Things 4 Volume 1, stars Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Priah Ferguson, and Joseph Quinn played a live game of Dungeons & Dragons on stream.
Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Day Three: Animation
From a release date for the upcoming Cyberpunk animated show, to a brand new announcement for Masters of the Universe fans, there was a lot to love from day three of Netflix Geeked Week. Read on to see everything that was announced in the animation department.
Cyberpunk Edgerunners Will Premiere This September
The upcoming Cyberpunk Edgerunners will debut on Netflix in September. The trailer showed several chaotic clips of the anime, with violence that matches its video game counterpart. The anime is connected to Cyberpunk 2077, with a new clip of the show taking place in the same spot as The Pickup mission from the game.
Masters of the Universe: Revolution Is an All-New He-Man Story
Masters of the Universe: Revolution is a sequel to last year's Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Kevin Smith is returning to executive produce the series, which is described as a brand new story in the battle for Eternia. Netflix says the show "brings the focus to He-Man vs. Skeletor like you've never seen them before." Only a few teaser images were shown, and the voice cast has yet to be announced.
First Image of Skull Island Animated Series Revealed
We got our first look at a single image from the upcoming Skull Island animated adventure series. The show will follow a group of shipwrecked characters working to escape Skull Island, which is inhabited by Kong. The animation is being handled by Powerhouse Animation, the same studio that worked on Netflix's Castlevania. The image shown is of a lone footprint in the sand, presumably left by none other than Kong himself.
Junji Ito's Maniac Coming to Netflix Next Year
A new series based on Junji Ito's Japanese tales of the Macabre is in development, and will come to Netflix next year. Ito is known for his horror manga, Uzumaki. Not much of the new series was shown, but you can definitely expect it to be creepy. You can check out the behind-the-scenes video from Ito below.
Inside Job Second Season Announced
Inside Job, the adult workplace cartoon about conspiracy theories, has been renewed for a second season. Netflix shared a first look at the upcoming season, taking place outside the White House front lawn. We called the first season of Inside Job "good" in our review.
The Dragon Prince Season 4 Starts the Next Phase of the Saga
Netflix provided a first look at season 4 of The Dragon Prince, which kicks off what they're calling the Mystery of Aaravos. There's still plenty of story to be told in the world of The Dragon Prince, as we already know the show has been renewed at Netflix all the way through Season 7.
Arcane: Bridging the Rifts Look Inside The Making of the Series
Arcane was one of the biggest animated hits of last year, and while the League of Legends series isn't returning for Season 2 quite yet, Riot is sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the series. It's called Arcane: Bridging the Rift, and it is coming soon to the Riot Games YouTube page. Additionally, Netflix has added Arcane profile icons available on the service starting today.
Entergalactic Full Voice Cast Revealed
Entergalactic is a brand new series following a young man's journey to discover love, and today Netflix unveiled the voice cast for the upcoming show. The show stars Kid Cudi, and also includes appearances from Jessica Williams, Timothee Chalamet, Vanessa Hudgens, Macaulay Culkin, and more. We also got a first look at the show, revealing an art style reminiscent of Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.
Farzar Is a New Adult Sci-Fi Comedy Series
From the creators of Paradise PD, Farzar is a new comedy series coming to Netflix this July. It follows a group of humans, robots, and aliens battling evil aliens. The trailer shown featured plenty of profanity, nudity, and other kinds of adult humor. You can watch the full uncensored trailer on Netflix Geeked's Twitter.
Exception First Look Images
Exception is a new dystopian sci-fi anime series from Japan. The show was announced during last year's Geeked Week event, and this year Netflix showed off five images for the series. The images showed a few of the alien characters and hinted at themes of space travel.
here's your first look at EXCEPTION, a new sci-fi anime following a team of survivors tasked with exploring the galaxy to terraform a new home planet and save humanity from the brink of extinction #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/44Z62Mlonw
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 8, 2022
Seven Deadly Sins: The Grudge Of Edinburgh Part One Coming December 2022
Netflix shared teaser art for the upcoming Seven Deadly Sins: The Grudge Of Edinburgh Part One. This is an upcoming two-part film inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins anime series. The movie is coming to Netflix this December.
check out this character art for THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS: THE GRUDGE OF EDINBURGH, an original two-part spin-off film that tells the story of Tristan, son of Meliodas from THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/UQSoOXJS0K
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 8, 2022
Uncle From Another World First Look Images
Uncle From Another World is about a young man's uncle who wakes up after a 17-year coma. He awakens with magical powers and a newfound love for video games. The new series is coming this July, and Netflix revealed a handful of first-look images.
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Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Day Two: Film
Day two of Netflix Geeked Week 2022 was all about the movies. We got a look at Jamie Foxx's Day Shift, Chris Hemsworth's Spiderhead, and more. Read on to learn about all the film announcements and updates from Netflix.
The Gray Man Will See Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling Face Off
The Gray Man stars two A-List actors in Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling, and the film will pit the two against each other. The actors play two of the world's best assassin's tasked with hunting each other down. The movie got an extended panel at Geeked Week from Anthony and Joe Russo, who haven't worked with Evans since the Avengers days.
Animated Film The Sea Beast From the Filmmaker of Moana and Big Hero 6
Chris Williams, director of Big Hero 6 and Moana, is making a new animated film for Netflix called The Sea Beast starring Zaris-Angel Hator and Karl Urban. The plot follows a young girl who stows away on a pirate ship, and ends up stranded on an island filled with unique creatures. The movie is coming to select theaters in the coming weeks, and will join Netflix's lineup on July 8. You can watch the trailer below.
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 7, 2022
Troll Is a New Movie Coming From the Tomb Raider Director
Roar Uthaug, director of the 2018 Tomb Raider film, is working on a new movie for Netflix called Troll. A teaser trailer debuted today showing a group of people discovering — you guessed it — a giant troll. You can watch the quick teaser trailer below.
The John Wick Creative Team Is Working on a Vampire Movie with Jamie Foxx
Day Shift stars Jamie Foxx, who plays a vampire hunter in what looks to be an action-packed film. The movie is coming from Chad Stahelski, who directed all three John Wick films, which are known for their intense action sequences. Today's look gave a behind-the-scenes teaser at some of the fight scenes. Day Shift will stream on Netflix beginning August 12.
Spanish Slasher Killer Book Club Teased
Killer Book Club is a new Spanish slasher film with mysterious teens and a creepy clown. This book club doesn't just read, they also commit crimes, escape the law, and pass the blame around.
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 7, 2022
Blasted Is a Sci-Fi Comedy with Laser Gun Alien Combat
Described as "The Hangover + Hot Fuzz + UFOs", Blasted is a sci-fi comedy that takes place at the start of a massive alien invasion. The group of heroes blast the aliens with laser guns in a battle for the earth. Blasted is coming to Netflix on June 28.
Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead Revealed
Inspired by a horror-comedy manga series of the same name, Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead is a zombie movie about a man whose dull life is turned upside down when a zombie outbreak comes to his town.
Wendell & Wild Is a Stop Motion Film Co-Written By Jordan Peele
Jordan Peele, known for his horror films like Get Out and Us, is co-writing a new stop motion film about a young girl who stumbles across some paranormal activity in her school. The teaser shows her opening a drawer to discover a teddy bear who appears to have been corrupted. The movie is coming to Netflix this October.
Spiderhead Is Black Mirror Meets Shutter Island
Based on George Saunders' short story, Spideerhead is about a correctional facility that allows inmates to shorten their sentences by participating in drug trials. The movie stars Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller, and it's coming to Netflix on June 17.
Zack Snyder and Sofia Boutella Appear From the Set of Rebel Moon
Zack Snyder is working on Rebel Moon, a new sci-fi epic for Netflix, and the director appeared to share a quick teaser of a brand new creature for the film. Earlier this Spring, Snyder posted images from the Rebel Moon set. Rebel Moon started as a Star Wars concept that Snyder worked into an original concept after Disney purchased Lucasfilm.
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 7, 2022
The School For Good And Evil Gets a Teaser Trailer
The School For Good And Evil got a quick teaser trailer, and the movie is coming to Netflix this September. The movie is based on a book series about a school where students are trained to be either heroes or villains. You can check out the teaser below.
Interceptor Behind-the-Scenes Footage Shows Off Its Intense Action
Interceptor, a new movie streaming right now on Netflix, features Captain JJ Collins (Elsa Pataky) as one woman against a group of mercenaries led by a corrupt former intelligence officer (Luke Bracey). You can watch the behind-the-scenes featurette right here.
Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Day One: Series
The first day of Netflix Geeked Week 2022 included looks at the live-action One Piece series, the upcoming Resident Evil series, the long-awaited Sandman adaptation, and more. Read on to learn about everything announced on day one of Netflix Geeked Week.
One Piece: Live Action Adaptation Shares Set Photos and Casting News
Netflix shared a first look at its upcoming live-action adaptation of One Piece, showing off some of the enormous life-size pirate ship sets. Iñaki Godoy, who is playing Luffy, introduced the clip, showing a timelapse of the Baratie Bar being built piece by piece. We also got some casting news, learning Langley Kirkwood, Celeste Loots, Alexander Maniatis, Craig Fairbrass, Steven Ward and Chioma Umeala are attached to the project.
Official Trailer and Poster for Upcoming Resident Evil Series
Netflix's upcoming Resident Evil series will include several monsters from the first game, as well as a monster that appears to be the Tyrant. The series will take place on two timelines, following the lives of Jade and Billie Wesker in New Raccoon City both before and after the zombie outbreak. The new look showed us zombie dogs, giant spiders, and Lickers. The show is set to premiere on July 14. Dig in with us on how Wesker could still be alive in Netflix's Resident Evil.
The Sandman Is Coming on August 5
The long-awaited adaptation of The Sandman comic is coming to Netflix on August 5. Along with the release date announcement, we got a new trailer showing Sandman's escape from captivity and the ensuing chaos. The show stars Tom Sturridge as Dream, Vivienne Acheampong as Lucienne, and Boyd Holbrook as The Corinthian. You can watch the new trailer below or catch up on who's who in Netflix's The Sandman.
First Look at Wednesday: The New Addams Family Spinoff from Tim Burton
We've gotten our first proper look at Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams in Tim Burton's upcoming Addams family spinoff, appropriately titled Wednesday. The trailer also included Thing, the disembodied hand. In the show, Wednesday is pulled into a murder mystery with "major implications" for her entire family. We first learned of the series last year, when Netflix announced the new 8-episode live-action series. The show is set to debut later this year.
The Umbrella Academy Cast Discusses Upcoming Third Season
You can take your first look at The Umbrella Academy season 3, which is coming to Netflix later this month on June 22. The trailer dives into The Hotel Obsidian for an extended look at what's coming later this month. You can check out the trailer below.
Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities Will Feature Rupert Grint, Eric Andre, and More
Netflix shared a new look at Guillermo Del Toro's long-awaited eight-episode series, Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities. This horror anthology series is set to star plenty of recognizable names, and today Netflix added Eric André, Sofia Boutella, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Rupert Grint, and Kate Micucci to the cast. We previously learned the series will feature stories ranging from “macabre to magical, gothic to grotesque or classically creepy”, and this new trailer seems to live up to that promise.
Rahul Kohli Introduces The Midnight Club, a New Series from Producers of The Haunting of Hill House
Rahul Kohli, who starred in Mike Flanagan's Midnight Mass, appeared to introduce The Midnight Club, the next horror series coming from Flanagan. The teaser shows a group of teens in one of Flanagan's classic manors, which Kohli said is "shape-shifting". The group gets together to share horror stories every night, eventually finding themselves in a horror story of their own. The cast includes Samantha Sloyan, Zach Gilford, Annarah Cymone, Igby Rigney, Matt Biedel, and Kohli. Flanagan is also known for working on The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor, so you know this new series is going to be spooky.
School Tales The Series Is A Horror Anthology Series from Thailand
We got a look at three different episodes of the upcoming School Tales The Series, a horror anthology show coming to Netflix. One episode shows the characters trying to debunk the existence of ghosts, another shows the fallout with angry spirits after the death of a student, and the last teaser showed the lunch lady putting some very questionable ingredients in the school lunch.
The Imperfects Is a New Sci-Fi Series
Netflix shared a first look at The Imperfects, a brand new sci-fi drama series about young adults being turned into monsters by evil scientists against their will. The teaser shows a look at some of the mutations the main characters have, including transforming into a beast, supersonic singing, and more.
Sweet Tooth Season 2 Shares a Behind-the-Scenes Update
Sweet Tooth, the show that adapts Jeff Lemire’s comic about a young boy with deer-like features, got a behind-the-scenes look for season 2. The cast and crew just wrapped up production on season 2 in New Zealand.
Locke and Key Season 3 Gets a Teaser Trailer
Locke and Key's third and final season is coming to Netflix on August 10, and we got a new look at the upcoming episodes. It shows the heroes working to defend the house from a new batch of threats. Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, Jackson Robert Scott, Brendan Hines, Sherri Saum, Kevin Durand, and Coby Bird are set to appear in the final season. We called season two of the show "good" in our review.
Fate: The Winx Saga Season 2 Clip Reveals New Character
Fate: The Winx Saga focuses on magical teens at a magical boarding school, and we got a quick teaser look at the new season. The video showed a look at Paulina Chavez's earth fairy Flora. Fate season 2 will debut this Fall.
Warrior Nun First Look at Season 2
Warrior Nun is based on the '90s comic series Warrior Nun Areala, and we got our first look at season 2. It follows a 19-year-old woman who awakens in a morgue and discovers she has superpowers. The season 2 clip shows more action, and shows Alba Baptista's Ava Silva running on water. You can check out our review for Warrior Nun season 1.
Shadow And Bone Cast Returns with Season 2 Update
Shadow and Bone was renewed for season 2 during Netflix Geeked Week 2021, and the cast returned this year to hype us up for the new set of episodes. Production has wrapped on the second season of the beloved fantasy adaptation. You can check out the new characters that have been announced for Shadow and Bone season 2.
Breaking Down the New Characters Announced for Shadow and Bone Season 2
Manifest Season 4 Sneak Peek Clip Revealed
Josh Dallas, who plays Ben Stone in Manifest, appeared to announce the upcoming fourth season of the show. The 10-episode season will be released across two parts, following the crew and passengers of Montego Air Flight 828 who land to find that the world had aged five years during their absence.
Vikings: Valhalla Shares a Season One Blooper Reel
Vikings: Valhalla has been renewed for both season 2 and season 3, but Netflix isn't ready to pull the curtain back on the series just yet. Instead, they shared a lighthearted blooper reel from the show's first season.
Barbarians II Is Coming to Netflix This Fall
Barbarians season 2 is coming to Netflix this fall, and we got a teaser of the upcoming series. It will pick up after season 1's big battle between the Romans and the Barbarians. The new teaser was short, but it implied plenty of fighting and bloodshed to come.
All Of Us Are Dead Renewed for Season 2
All of Us Are Dead is a Korean coming-of-age zombie series based on a webtoon titled Now At Our School. Netflix has confirmed the series is returning for season 2. While you wait, you can check out our review for All of Us Are Dead season 1.
Alice In Borderland: Season 2 First Look Images
Alice In Borderland is coming back for season 2, and we got a first look at some new images from the show. The series follows gamer and his two friends transported to a parallel version of Tokyo, where they're forced to compete in a series of sadistic games to survive.
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1899: Emily Beecham Reveals Teaser for Upcoming Series
Another brand new series coming to Netflix, 1899 is a mystery-horror series starring Emily Beecham. IThe show is coming from the creators of Dark, and it largely appears to take place on a ship at sea. You can check out the first trailer below.
Logan Plant is a freelance writer at IGN.