‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ team officially working on a video game

The team behind YouTube cult present Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared is making a video game.

In a latest job itemizing, manufacturing firm Blinklink introduced that it’s “looking to take our first steps into the games industry with our new initiative, Blink Games”.

The itemizing states that the corporate has a number of game ideas within the works and is now in search of a producer to “guide us through the different parts of the journey towards the launch of our first game”.

No additional particulars concerning the undertaking have been introduced, with its growth nonetheless within the very early levels.

Blinklink is a London-based studio specialising in animation and mixed-media filmmaking. Previously, the corporate developed an episode of the Netflix anthology sequence Love, Death & Robots, in addition to music movies for artists equivalent to Dua Lipa and Iron Maiden.

Its breakout success, nevertheless, got here within the type of Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared, a psychological horror present that includes puppets and different vibrant characters that seemingly belong in a kids’s TV programme.

The present debuted on YouTube over a decade in the past and has since racked up greater than 200 million views. In September, it made the leap from the web to TV screens after being picked up by Channel 4 for a six-episode sequence.

‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ episode 6 CREDIT: Channel 4

“We were inspired by lots of British kids’ shows from the ‘60s and ‘70s that have this innately disturbing quality to them,” Joseph Pelling, who created the present alongside fellow artwork college college students Becky Sloan and Baker Terry, just lately informed EpicGames News.

“For every Oliver Postgate,” added Terry, referring to the late creator of homespun stop-motion classics like Bagpuss and the Clangers, “there’s 10 similar things that are chilling because of the voices in them, the characters themselves, and the sheer shonkiness of the filmmaking involved – it’s all shot for pennies in people’s sheds and then voiced by Oxbridge graduates. It’s all deeply unsettling.”

Elsewhere, Blinklink just lately launched an animated Netflix sequence titled Dead End: Paranormal Park.

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