Black Mirror Tackles VR Horror Games

As it makes the jump to becoming a Netflix original, the acclaimed anthology series Black Mirror — which usually focuses on the dark side of new technology — will debut its third season on October 21st with six new self-contained episodes. On Saturday, New York Comic Con attendees were treated to a screening of one of these episodes, entitled “Play Test.”

While Black Mirror is well known for its brand of creepy speculative fiction with an ironic and technological twist, the decision to screen “Play Test” here at NYCC was particularly appropriate, given the built-in number of video game and horror fans that make up any comic con audience.

Wunmi Mosaku, Wyatt Russell, Ken Yamamura in Black Mirror. Wunmi Mosaku, Wyatt Russell, Ken Yamamura in Black Mirror.

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