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Netflix will add interactive games to its platform later this year, starting with Minecraft

The Verge Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Netflix will add interactive games to its platform later this year, starting with MinecraftLast year, we reported that Netflix was expanding into episodic, interactive content aimed at kids, starting with Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale — a series that took Shrek’s Puss in Boots and dropped him into an adventure where he’s attempting to escape from a storybook — and Buddy Thunderstruck, which showcases the hijinks of the eponymous Buddy, a truck-racing dog. Apparently these initial efforts were successful: As the technology news site TechRadar reports today, Netflix and Telltale Games (The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series; Batman: The Telltale Series) have entered a partnership where the latter will begin distributing some of its games on Netflix’s platform later this year.

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Interactive 'Gaming' Is Coming to Netflix TechRadar exclusively reported that the streaming-service entered a deal with Telltale Games to bring viewers a new experience. Telltale Games currently offers gaming series on the Amazon Fire TV platform, under titles like Minecraft: Story Mode, The Wolf...

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