A Goosebumps: The Game listing has appeared on the Xbox storefront, showing off a point and click adaptation for the classic children’s series. Pitched as a prequel to the upcoming film starring Jack Black, the images show a 2D adventure game interface, with items occupying the right part of the screen, and dialogue options for interacting with other characters and the world. The game is set to release on October 14, 2015 and is developed by Wayforward, most known for their work on the Shantae series and the DuckTales remake.
The walk home from school today is going to be a lot spookier than usual… Your sleepy neighborhood’s been overrun by monsters! Werewolves prowl the woods, Gnomes roam underfoot, and scarecrows walk at midnight. But these aren’t ordinary monsters—they’re R.L. Stine’s famous Goosebumps monsters, released from their books and looking to wreak havoc! You’ll need to use your wits to investigate the surroundings, puzzle out clues, and outsmart the monsters before it’s too late! Survive a trek through your neighborhood, unravel the mysteries of the Dead House, and sneak through the mall after hours; only then can you confront Slappy and stop his plans for revenge! Players beware… you’re in for a scare in the exciting Goosebumps video game, a prequel to the major motion picture in theaters October 16th!