New characters have been revealed for the upcoming mobile match-3 puzzle game, Funko Pop! Blitz.
During the Funko Funkast panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Pillsbury Doughboy, E.T., Trix the Rabbit, Sonny the Cuckoo Bird and the Care Bears were all revealed to be a part of the game's launch roster.
They join other pop culture characters from beloved movies, shows and brands already a part of the game, such as Back to the Future, Jurassic World, Fantastic Plastik, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, General Mills and Universal Monsters, who will also available in the game at launch. Additional characters, as well as different game features and events will be revealed over the next few months.
Those who download Funko Pop! Blitz will play through 60-second rounds as they attempt to match three characters in order to score points, complete quests and level up. Players can collect iconic Pops and activate "supers," which are 3D character animations celebrating beloved moments from movies, TV shows and commercials. "Supers" can be used to clear more Pops, generate power-ups, or add additional time to your round.
"Funko stands for everything pop culture and seemed to be the perfect way to bring together all of our iconic entertainment franchises, as well as others fans love, into one game," said Chris Heatherly, Executive Vice President of Games and Digital Platforms, Universal Brand Development. "The Pop! style is iconic and unique, and we know that funatics love to collect everything Funko, which sets this up to be the ultimate character-collecting game. We're thrilled to extend our collaboration, which started in toys, to the worlds of digital and gaming."
Funko Pop! Blitz is developed by Tic Toc Games and will soon be available to download for free, with in-app purchases, on the App Store and Google Play Store.
For a limited time at launch, players will get an in-game Marty McFly Funko Pop!, along with in-game gems and coins. Fans can sign up now on www.funkopopblitz.com to receive the Funko Pop! Blitz newsletter.