Just in time for the upcoming fourth season of the show, Insecure is getting a mobile game. The game is from Glow Up Games, a tech studio founded by an all-women of color team, and HBO.
According to the official description, “Insecure: The Come Up Game takes the world of Issa Dee and her friends and brings the friendships, drama, and misadventures to life. The game will be released in 2020 to tie in with season four of the show, with new features and story content being added monthly. With The Come Up Game, players will find themselves trying to realize their LA dreams, climbing from the club to the boardroom -- and reflecting their journey through a rap creation game inspired by Issa’s own mirror rhymes in Insecure."
“The Come Up Game is a perfect, natural extension of Insecure. I'm so excited to give our viewers a chance to explore Issa Dee’s world,” said Rae. “The Glow Up Games team has been amazing to work with and it was such a rewarding experience to create this game alongside an all women of color-led team.”
“Throughout the three seasons of Insecure, one thing we’ve heard over and over is how fans wish they could be friends with Issa, Molly, Kelli and Tiffany in real life. When Glow Up Games approached us about creating an in-world Insecure mobile game, we jumped on the opportunity,” said Will Price, Director of Licensing and Retail, HBO. “The Come Up Game has surpassed our highest expectations and we can’t wait for fans to start playing in their own Insecure universe!”
Dr. Mitu Khandaker, CEO of Glow Up Games, the CEO of Glow Up Games said, “We could not be more excited to be working on Insecure: The Come Up Game. We’ve been inspired by the way that Issa Rae continues to make huge waves in television and media when it comes to telling diverse stories -- and we want to bring about the same kind of change for games! As huge fans of the show, we’re excited to help players become a part of Issa’s world -- and see themselves represented accurately.”
The features of the game will include:
- Unleash your inner rap star: Connect with your inner Mirror B*tch and hype yourself up for major events with a fast-paced rhyme selection mini-game.
- Design your life: Who will you be? Select from hundreds of options for your personal style (hair, clothes, accessories), your career, and your friend circle.
- Run Your City: Unlock dozens of LA locations to experience custom story arcs, exclusive product drops, and special musical cameos.
- Impact Your Community: Support your friends, fight gentrification, create the culture – dating is fun, but it’s only a part of your story.
The game will be available on both Google Play and Apple's App Store. Insecure's fourth season premieres April 12.
Photo: Glow Up Games/HBO
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