Dexter Adapted for Video Game

BOOM widget 116723Showtime Networks and Marc Ecko Entertainment have joined forces to create a game based on the hit show Dexter, according to a report by IGN.

Based on the murderous adventures of a serial killer-killing serial killer, Dexter is an Emmy award-winning program that airs on Showtime and CBS.

"Dexter is the extremely rare TV show with enough layers of action and tension to translate perfectly into a compelling videogame," said vice president of Marc Ecko Entertainment Marc Fernandez. "Our game designers, writers, and artists are going to give Dexter's morally complex world the kind of interactivity that gamers will love."

Marc Ecko Entertainment will serve as co-developer on the project. No platform specifics, release date information, or other developer details have been announced.