Frogger is one of the most recognizable games on the planet. While not quite as famous as Pac-Man or Donkey Kong, it nevertheless has made a lasting enough impression in its arcade heyday to be "up there" with the VIPs of the gaming world.
Despite this, however, the series hasn't been quite as exploited as its peers, and certainly hasn't had a high profile outing in quite some time. Unlike Pac-Man or Donkey Kong, Frogger is a name that has never been mentally associated with anything other than the original arcade title, due to his subsequent games' failing to make any impression whatsoever.
So, if we can say one good thing for Frogger 3D, it's that it keeps up tradition.