Vampire Survivors is getting an animated show soon (that may or may not feature any vampires)

Vampire Survivors is getting an animated show soon (that may or may not feature any vampires)

Developer poncle has officially announced that Vampire Survivors, the studio's award-winning "be the bullet hell" game, is soon getting an animated show. The popular title has been a gothic sensation thanks to its engaging gameplay and the myriad of unlockables and secret what-have-yous players love to discover, and now, fans can bring their love for the IP to the small screen with an upcoming animated adaptation.

The Vampire Survivors show will be crafted in partnership with games consulting agency Robot Teddy, as well as with Story Kitchen as headed by Dmitri Johnson (co-producer of the Sonic the Hedgehog film series). John Wick writer/creator Derek Kolstad and former APA agent/partner Mike Goldberg will also be involved.

"The most important thing in Vampire Survivors is the story, so it's a dream come true to see what started as a little indie game I made on my weekends come to life as an animated TV show! It’s also great to be partnering up with such experienced and talented people to make the show. I do wonder if they've realised that there isn't a single vampire in Vampire Survivors, though,” says Luca Galante, founder of poncle.

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"Collaborating with poncle on Vampire Survivors has been a coffin-load of fun. And now, with Story Kitchen on board, we're thrilled to be adding even more depth to the world of the undead. We can't wait to sink our teeth into this project and help bring together this uncanny combination of thrilling storytelling, excellent animation, and undeadly creatures," says Alessandro Bovenzi, Director of Business Development at Robot Teddy.

There's no official release date just yet, but if you're keen on joining in on all the fun, you can do so by downloading Vampire Survivors on the Google Play Store for Android devices and on the iOS App Store.

Are you on the hunt for more similar titles that will put your skills to the test on your mobile device? Why not take a gander at our list of games like Vampire Survivors?

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Catherine Dellosa
Catherine Dellosa
Catherine plays video games for a living and writes because she’s in love with words. Her Young Adult contemporary novel, For The Win: The Not-So-Epic Quest Of A Non-Playable Character, is her third book published by Penguin Random House SEA - a poignant love letter to gamer geeks, mythological creatures, teenage heartbreak, and everything in between. She one day hopes to soar the skies as a superhero, but for now, she strongly believes in saving lives through her works in fiction. Check out her books at, or follow her on FB/IG/Twitter at @thenoobwife.