Look Out Naughty Bear, Here Comes Chucky

A2M's Naughty Bear, a video game about a deranged child's toy with murder in its heart, wasn't the blockbuster success I hoped it would be. Perhaps the concept just needed to be powered by a familiar face. After that it's all Child's Play.

As far as children's toys go, they don't come much more frighteningly familiar than Chucky, star of the 1988 horror film Child's Play, in which the soul of a serial killer gets trapped inside the body of a doll. Rather than enjoy his second chance at life, succumbing to the comforting cuddles of his new child companion, Chucky goes on a rampage, killing droves of people in incredibly creepy ways.

Twenty-four years and four sequels later, we're finally getting a Chucky video game, courtesy of TikGames.

In development for "gaming platforms", Chucky will be a stealth-action romp that allows the player to decide who lives and who dies at the tiny hands of the doll-faced serial killer.

Why now? Because fans have been asking for it.

"We're proud to be able to bring a fan-favorite movie character, such as Chucky, to gaming platforms," said Alex Tikhman, Co-Founder and Vice President of Publishing for TikGames. "Fans have been asking for a Chucky game for years and, soon, gamers around the world will be able to enjoy highly-entertaining, interactive, downright gory experiences with this brand."

I've never met any of these fans, but that doesn't mean they don't exist. I'm sure someone is thrilled with this idea, just as I am sure that TikGames will bring the full force of its experience developing games like Panda Craze and Merriam Webster Spell Jam to bear in making this the best killer doll game ever created.

Chucky will launch on console and PC digital distribution channels this fall.


Comments

    Chucky scarred me for life. I hope this game never sees the light of day.

    Seriously doubt the claim about fans...

    How old would you be when you watch Child's Play and actually be a fan of it??

    I say you'd have to have to be pretty grown up to enjoy the horrors of Chucky. So if the average fan was 18 when it came out in 1988, they would be almost 40+ now...

    at that age would you still care for a Chucky game? Or rather, are there enough of them to sway a company to make the game?

    Didn't think so.

      I watched Child's Play at the tender age of seven. It was so scary and so awesome. It may be the movie that made me fall in love with the genre and it was definitely one of the movies that fed my love of cinema as a whole. You also forget that until recently, video shops used to have 20 years of VHS tapes in the shelves and people would regularly rent them. I saw Texas Chainsaw Massacre something like 20 years after it was released.

      I hope this is good. If so, I will buy it. But it'll probably be not so good.

    Isnt there supposed to be a remake of the first movie coming out?

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