15 Sep The Warriors: Come Out to Play Plus Jurassic World Legacy!
Funko Games Celebrates Pop Culture Through the Decades at Gen Con Indy
The Warriors: Come Out to Play, Based on the ‘70s Cult Classic, Gets Rowdy With a New Cooperative Game
Funko Games Also Teases Jurassic World – The First-Ever Legacy Game Based on a Blockbuster Franchise
Known for creating games that appeal to fandoms from every era, Funko Games is honoring 20th century pop culture through the decades during Gen Con Indy 2021. The celebration begins in the 1970s with the reveal of a brand-new cooperative game The Warriors: Come Out to Play, bikes into the 1980s with the debut of The Goonies: Under the Goondocks A Never Say Die Expansion and soars into the 1990s with The Rocketeer: Fate of the Future, available for purchase for the first time at Gen Con. In addition, Funko Games treks from the 1990s into today with plans to unleash an epic legacy game based on Jurassic World in 2022.
The Warriors: Come Out to Play is an energetic, cooperative game where players navigate New York’s subway system to their home turf of Coney Island to prove their innocence. Based on the 1979 cult classic, the game tells the story of The Warriors, a gang accused of killing Cyrus, the charismatic leader of the Gramercy Riffs.
“The Warriors is one of those films with a devoted fan base 40 years later, who quote every line and nerd out on the peculiar gangs – Baseball Furies, the Punks, and High Hats,” said Deirdre Cross, Vice President at Funko Games. “We have reimagined all the familiar elements from the movie, including the evocative radio DJ, memorable characters, and iconic gangs. Prospero Hall’s inventive gameplay and original artwork brings the film’s gritty aesthetic to life, creating an experience that is worthy of the most ardent Warriors’ fan.”
The Warriors: Come Out to Play is available today for pre-order and hits local game and hobby stores in early 2022 ($24.99, Ages 13+, 2-4 players).
Additionally, Funko Games announces the first-ever legacy game based on a blockbuster movie franchise with Jurassic World. The yet-to-be-titled game starts at the inception of Jurassic Park, taking players through the entire epic franchise and beyond. This all-new experience is designed from the ground up and played over the course of a campaign which changes the game permanently each session. A sneak peek at Gen Con will have to suffice for fans until the game is formally unveiled in 2022. Fans who are interested in learning more about the game, are encouraged to visit Funkogames.com/newsletter to sign up for the latest news and updates.