Raise your hand if you remember playing the Nightmare on Elm Street video game on the NES platform in 1990? Fond memories, correct? Well, you can relive that sort of gaming phenomenon once again with a new mobile game created in the world of the upcoming horror film The Barn. Based on the film voted Most Anticipated Title of 2016 by Horror Society readers and developed by Synersteel Studio, The Barn video game is now available on Android and iOS for $4.99. If you’re more of a PC gamer, NES cartridges that are playable on your computer are also available as a secret perk on IndieGoGo. Purchase them by clicking here, and keep in mind that they are autographed by Rocky Gray, The Barn’s composer and former member of the Grammy winning rock group Evanescence.
Everything about The Barn and its accompanying video game is chock full of retro 80’s styled throwbacks. The time travel horror fans take while playing the video game will directly mirror their enjoyment when The Barn is finally released on DVD in October 2016. The video game being made available on mobile phones and PC is is a step in the right direction when getting down to the nitty-gritty of what made horror films so great in the 80’s and 90’s. Who knows… Maybe Hallowed Jack, The Candycorn Scarecrow and The Boogeyman will become iconic villains in their own right, just as Freddy did around the time his own NES game hit the masses. Just who might the before mentioned trio be? Go get The Barn and find our for yourself!
Game Description: Sam, Josh, Michelle, Russell, Chris and Nikki are spending their Halloween night traveling back home from seeing the rock band Demon Inferno. Suddenly their van runs out of gas. Looking for help, the group stumbles upon an old abandoned barn. Knocking on the door unleashes the unforeseen evil inside. Once the smoke clears, most of the teens have vanished without a trace…except for Sam! YOU must now help restore the group by searching for them throughout the town of Wheary Falls and defeating the creatures of the night.