Play This 8-Bit Netflix Video Game And Avoid Work Forever

Featuring Stranger Things, Narcos and Orange Is The New Black

Video game adaptions of critically acclaimed movies are, by and large, glitchy abominations that should be avoided at all costs.

But TV-based video games? An unequivocally good idea, if this Netflix-inspired 8-bit side-scroller is anything to go by.

The streaming giants have created a retro keyboard game featuring characters from their most popular shows, including Pablo Escobar (Narcos), Piper Chapman (Orange Is The New Black), and Mike Wheeler (Stranger Things).

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The backgrounds are also show-themed, and the premise is as simple as they come: press the space bar to jump over obstacles, making the game as easy as losing an entire weekend to rewatching Arrested Development three-times over in a Dorito-fuelled haze.

Play the game here.