‘Goosebumps: Dead Of Night’ Game Arrives This Month

While you’re waiting for the new live-action TV series based on the R.L. Stine Goosebumps novels to debut, you can get your thrills and chills from a new game, Goosebumps: Dead Of Night.

The game–which will release June 12 for PlayStation 4, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and PC platforms–will pit players against Slappy the Dummy and other familiar monsters, as reported by ign.com.

The new game was developed by Cosmic Forces, the same people who brought you the popular Goosebumps: Night Of Scores game. The company noted that Dead Of Night boasts several improvements over the earlier game, including improved graphics and additional levels and puzzles, as well as more support for such Nintendo Switch features as touchscreen and gyroscope controls.

The storyline of the game (the trailer can be viewed below) has Slappy escaping from the pages of Goosebumps and reuniting with his family of monsters. It’s up to players to “stop Slappy’s dastardly plan to unleash Goosebumps monsters into our world.”

In order to trap Slappy back in the book, players will “have to solve puzzles and outwit the Goosebumps monsters. Can you survive Slappy’s wrath and defeat him?”

Over and above the baffling puzzles confronting players, other obstacles will include such classic monsters as the Werewolf of Fever Swamp, the Graveyard Ghoul, Lawn Gnomes and Murder the Clown.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any new information about the game and the upcoming Goosebumps TV series.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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