– by Joseph Jammer Medina

While the end of last week was all fun and games for DC fans (with the reveal of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker), but for a lot of gaming fans, things weren’t so fun. As was announced by Telltale Games CEO Pete Hawley, the company was virtually shutting down, with a skeleton crew being left behind to carry out obligations like Netflix’s Minecraft: Story Mode.

So where does this leave projects like The Walking Dead: The Final Season, The Wolf Among Us: Season Two, Game of Thrones: Season Two, and Stranger Things? Well, we don’t know about most of them (and my money’s on them disappearing altogether, but we just received an update on Stranger Things, as reported by Polygon.

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Here is what Netflix said in a statement:

“We are saddened by news about Telltale Games. They developed many great games in the past and left an indelible mark in the industry. Minecraft: Story Mode is still moving forward as planned. We are in the process of evaluating other options for bringing the Stranger Things universe to life in an interactive medium.”

So don’t cancel your trip to the Upside Down just yet. Sure, this may still end up completely different from the typical Telltale project, but at least there’s still a possibility for a story-driven take on the popular TV show.

Are there any bets as to who should take on the project from Telltale Games? Let us know down below!

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SOURCE: Polygon

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.