You can download 'Stranger Things: The Game' on your phone right now

Fans of horror and sci-fi had even more reason to be delighted by the show, which featured many references to popular genre films, in addition to the overall tone honoring the likes of Stephen Spielberg and Stephen King.

The game also features numerous locations from the show such as Mirkwood Forest, Hawkins Lab, and the Upside-Down.

In the game, the player takes control of a number of characters from the show, each of whom has their own abilities.

Gameplay wise it conjures up a lot of 90s nostalgia, which is ironic.

I'm yet to play the game myself - I'm downloading it now - but according to Gamesradar it's quite chunky, with six dungeons and seven characters to choose from.

It looks absolutely wonderful.

You can pick up Stranger Things: The Game for free via the App Store on iOS or the Google Play Store for Android users. After all, there seems to be an appetite for Stranger Things video game content, as we've seen a couple of impressive fan projects in the past connect the series to games.

Unlike so many "free" mobile games, Stranger Things doesn't demand that you spend real money on microtransactions to get the most out of it. Lucas has his Wrist Rocket.

Lo and behold, sometime late last night BonusXP, Inc. released Stranger Things: The Game. I said, "What if they show you a body?" "You can also share your speed run times and compete with your friends" scores.

You know you've "made it" when MAD magazine mocks you on their cover.

You can check out the new scene below.

Stranger Things season 2 Fri, July 28, 2017 Stranger Things: Netflix have released new images for season 2 of the eagerly anticipated show.

Season 2 of Stranger Things will return from Demogorgon's defeat and Will Byer's rescue from The Upside Down.

  • Carolyn Briggs