Watch the 5-Second Trailer for Garbage Pail Kids: The Game

Posted by | July 25, 2018 | Mobile, News, Video | No Comments

Blink and you’ll miss it. Indie studio Jago Studios has released a very brief, 5-second trailer for upcoming mobile game, Garbage Pail Kids: The Game. And yes, it’s based on the irreverent trading card series from the 80s.

Garbage Pail Kids: The Game has transformed the old Topps Company cards into a digital card-battling RPG, featuring the likes of Adam Bomb and Blasted Billy. Jago Studios recently attended San Diego Comic-Con to promote the game and give away free cards.

“We love connecting with GPK fans and are excited to give them a first taste of battle,” said Stuart Drexler, Jago Studios founder and CEO. “We look forward to sharing more details about the game as development progresses.”

The original Garbage Pail Kids trading cards were designed to parody the then-popular Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls. The cards proved quite popular, and Topps has continued to re-release and reboot them throughout the 2000s.

Fun fact: the popularity initially lead to a live-action film, The Garbage Pail Kids Movie, in 1987. It’s considered one of the worst films ever made, with a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Garbage Pail Kids: The Game is currently in closed beta. A release date has not yet been announced, but it’s coming to iOS and Android.

 

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