BARBARIAN: A video game adaptation of the 2022 horror film Barbarian is in development from Diversion3 Entertainment, the studio behind other successful horror game adaptations like Friday the 13th: The Game and Evil Dead: The Game. The game is being developed for PC and consoles and is expected to be released sometime in the future.
Not much is known about the game at this point, but Diversion3 Entertainment has said that it will expand on the world of the film and its characters and creatures. The game is expected to be a single-player narrative experience, similar to the films that Diversion3 has adapted in the past.
The news of the Barbarian video game adaptation was met with excitement from fans of the film. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was praised for its suspenseful atmosphere, shocking twists and turns, and strong performances from its cast.
Diversion3 Entertainment is a studio with a lot of experience in developing horror video games, and fans of the Barbarian film are hopeful that the game will be a faithful and terrifying adaptation of the film.
In an interview with Variety, Diversion3 Entertainment Executive Producer Tim Hesse said that the studio is “very excited to work with the team at New Regency to expand on the settings, characters, and creatures of Barbarian.” He also said that the film did “a magnificent job of not only scaring audiences with its unexpected and horrifying twists and turns, but also in establishing strong characters thrown into terrifying situations.”
Hesse went on to say that the studio is “committed to delivering a game that will capture the essence of the film and create a truly unique and terrifying experience for players.”
Fans of the Barbarian film and horror video games alike will be eagerly awaiting more news about the game in the coming months.
Here are some possible gameplay elements that the Barbarian game could incorporate:
- Exploration: Players could explore the mysterious rental house from the film, uncovering its secrets and dangers.
- Puzzle-solving: Players could solve puzzles to progress through the game and learn more about the house and its inhabitants.
- Combat: Players could fight against the creatures that lurk within the house, using whatever weapons and tools they can find.
- Choice: Players could make choices that affect the story and ending of the game.
It is also possible that the game will feature multiplayer elements, such as a cooperative mode where players can work together to survive the horrors of the house.
Overall, the Barbarian video game has the potential to be a truly terrifying and engaging experience for fans of the film and horror games in general.