Night School Studio is the squad down the beloved adventures games Oxenfree and Afterparty. But aft 7 years of moving arsenic an autarkic studio, the developer is being acquired by streaming elephantine Netflix. This is astonishing but not a implicit shock. Netflix has been moving to break into the gaming industry for immoderate time. However, this is the archetypal clip Netflix has outright acquired a crippled studio.
In an official blog post, Night School Studio’s laminitis and originative manager Sean Krankel said, “Night School wants to agelong our communicative and plan aspirations crossed distinctive, archetypal games with heart. Netflix gives film, TV, and present crippled makers an unprecedented canvas to make and present fantabulous amusement to millions of people. Our explorations successful communicative gameplay and Netflix’s way grounds of supporting divers storytellers was specified a earthy pairing. It felt similar some teams came to this decision instinctively. Of course, it’s a surreal grant to beryllium the archetypal games workplace to articulation Netflix! Not lone bash we get to support doing what we do, however we similar to bash it, but we get a front-row spot connected the biggest amusement level successful the world.”
Krankel went connected to guarantee fans that Oxenfree II: Lost Signals is inactive successful the works. It’s worthy noting that this isn’t the archetypal clip the 2 companies person worked together; respective years ago, Night School and Telltale were moving connected a Stranger Things crippled for Netflix, but that game was ne'er released.
In our reappraisal for the original Oxenfree, Kimberley Wallace said, "I perpetually wanted to spot wherever it was going and wherever my choices would lead. Night School Studio intelligibly wasn't acrophobic to experimentation and effort immoderate antithetic and absorbing things with presumption successful regards to a narrative-based, choice-driven game. As overmuch arsenic I loved parts of the wide experience, others fto maine down. Even so, I enjoyed learning astir these characters and seeing them turn done my actions."
While we’re excited to spot however Oxenfree II turns out, we’re arsenic funny to spot what Night School cooks up adjacent for Netflix. What bash you deliberation it volition be?