ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove - Gameplay Trailer.

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ToeJam and Earl have crash-landed back on Earth in ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove, a funky fresh rogue-like adventure infused with old skool hip-hop and jam packed with awesome throwbacks to the 1991 classic. Original Funk Lord (and co-creator) Greg Johnson is back at the helm with the sequel that ToeJam and Earl fans have been waiting for.

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! launches for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC on 1st March 2019.
 
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Looks a lot like to original/1st TJ&E game. I loved the original, lots of great memories and two player couch co-op.
Hopeful that this one will recapture that games fun and “feel”.
 
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Has there ever been a game like the original ToeJam and Earl in the 27 years since its release? I remember playing it two player at a friend's house - a truely unique experience. 1991 was a great year for the Megadrive. Sonic, Streets of Rage and TJ & Earl all in the same year! Although obviously low-budget, I might give this a look.
 
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ToeJam & Earl was probably the first dynamic split-screen game ever developed, its nice to see that feature again.

It will be a bast in Switch if they keep that and each player can use each joy-con.
 
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They just released a new video, this one introduced by Freddie Prinze Jr. I little strange, but here you go:

 
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Neat. Replicating the original is definitely the right thing to do. I feel like the new characters aren't really necessary, but am happy to be proven wrong on that front.

Cheeky little jab at Blizzard? :messenger_tongue:

I've never understood this game when i was little...
I still don't understand it now :messenger_tears_of_joy: it's a fun kind of nonsense though.
 
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Loved this game on my genesis. Probably one of my most played and was deeply disappointed in number 2 that took a whole other direction. Played this one together with my brother and it was an awesome and fun co-op experience. Not sure if it will have withstood the test of time but I think it will have.
 
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That's groovy :3
I'm sold, only know the older games by name but never played them.
Game of the year for coolness alone looking at that trailer, but I suppose that's the charm to begin with?
 
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Pre-orders for the physical PS4 & Switch versions start this Friday from Limited Run. They will run until March 30th. They have a standard version and a collectors edition. Collectors Edition is limited to only 2500 on Switch and 1500 on PS4 so those will not be going until March 30th.

PS4 Standard: https://www.limitedrungames.com/products/limited-run-243-toejam-earl-back-in-the-groove-ps4-preorder

PS4 Collectors Edition: https://www.limitedrungames.com/pro...in-the-groove-collectors-edition-ps4-preorder

Switch Standard: https://www.limitedrungames.com/pro...un-29-toejam-earl-back-in-the-groove-preorder

Switch Collectors Edition: https://www.limitedrungames.com/pro...ack-in-the-groove-collectors-edition-preorder

Also, Best Buy will be getting them but it will be with a different cover and will be at a later date. From Limited Run:

Best Buy will be receiving copies of this game with a different cover. Best Buy's copies will not be available until a later date and will likely not overlap our own preorder window. Please understand that if you sit out on our open window in order to try and secure a copy through Best Buy, you may be left empty handed. Best Buy also has the ability to not move forward with their order, as it has not been finalized yet. Opt to wait at your own risk.
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Pre-orders for the physical PS4 & Switch versions start this Friday from Limited Run. They will run until March 30th. They have a standard version and a collectors edition. Collectors Edition is limited to only 2500 on Switch and 1500 on PS4 so those will not be going until March 30th.

PS4 Standard: https://www.limitedrungames.com/products/limited-run-243-toejam-earl-back-in-the-groove-ps4-preorder

PS4 Collectors Edition: https://www.limitedrungames.com/pro...in-the-groove-collectors-edition-ps4-preorder

Switch Standard: https://www.limitedrungames.com/pro...un-29-toejam-earl-back-in-the-groove-preorder

Switch Collectors Edition: https://www.limitedrungames.com/pro...ack-in-the-groove-collectors-edition-preorder

Also, Best Buy will be getting them but it will be with a different cover and will be at a later date. From Limited Run:



@CaptainFalcon64
Any idea what the prices are? Never ordered from them before.