hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Frogger 3D in development for 3DS

2:00 AM on 06.03.2011 // Conrad Zimmerman
  @ConradZimmerman

Konami made a lot of exciting announcements in their pre-E3 blitzkrieg, but there is some sad news as well. It seems that Frogger is coming to the Nintendo 3DS for another hoptastic journey. The now decrepit shell of its former self, Frogger disappeared from the gaming scene for thirteen years following the release of its first (and best) sequel, Frogger II: Threedeep! 

Then, in 1997, Hasbro Interactive pulled the series swollen corpse out of the formaldehyde bath and performed some sort of Six Million Dollar Man crap on it. It's been one depressing release after another nearly every year since.

And now Konami will try once again to break the cycle. The trailer gives some hope but I've been burned so many times before. Frogger 3D will offer 60 stages of single-player jumping with new enemies and allies, multiplayer battles and an endless mode based on the original Frogger street-crossing game. Best of luck to them but I'm still in favor of letting this amphibian fade into obscurity like Hamilton J. Frog before him.




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Conrad Zimmerman, Moustache
 Follow Blog + disclosure ConradZimmerman Tips
An avid player of tabletop and video games throughout his life, Conrad has a passion for unique design mechanics and is a nut for gaming history. He can be heard on the comedy podcast () and str... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -