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Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land Coming To 3DS This Month in North America

Posted by Andy Green

The pair are heading on an eggscellent adventure

North American fans of Regular Show are in for a treat this month, as the first game based on the Cartoon Network series is being released in the region on 29th October.

It's known as Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land and features an original storyline and concept written by the series creator J. G. Quintel, while WayForward is behind the development.

Naturally, it follows the two best friends, Mordecai and Rigby, in their quest to get back home after being thrown into some of their favourite video games. Each character has a unique ability and they must complete several challenges to escape.

D3Publisher has announced the imminent arrival and has said it will cost $29.95, though there's been no word as of yet about a European launch. The publisher is also bringing Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! to Wii U and 3DS, which still retains its initial Fall release date.

Are you looking forward to Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land? Let us know your thoughts on it in the comment section below.

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Kaze_Memaryu

#1

Kaze_Memaryu said:

Regular Show is just as much of a mystery as Adventure Time... I have no idea how it's so popular.
That said, I'm not really a fan of Regular Show, so even the name WayForward won't lure me towards this game.

Drobotic

#6

Drobotic said:

@Kaze_Memaryu
The reason why I and many other fans like Adventure Time is because of how deep it has become and the humor.It's actually set in a post-apocalyptic world where the last human on the face of the planet has adventures with his mutated adoptive dog brother,while fighting a man who can't help being evil because of the crown he mistakenly wore that caused him to lose his mind and his fiancee.Seriously,look it up.It's a really deep show,at least to me.Regular Show,really is just a comedy about regular things becoming bad.What's really a mystery is why kids still like the new Spongebob episodes.

LordJumpMad

#7

LordJumpMad said:

I like Regular Show, it reminds me of life in the early 90's.
Almost everything they do, I did as a kid.

bigbankwill

#9

bigbankwill said:

They always have something to fight in almost every episode...Both internally and externally...I believe all fans of the show will like this game.

Squashy

#10

Squashy said:

Mordecai and Rigby own a Sega Master System so that's all the proof you need that Regular Show is brilliant! I do hope this game makes it to Europe!

Squid

#11

Squid said:

Surprised at how many people don't understand Regular Show. As much as I love Adventure Time, personally I think Regular Show is better, but whatever...

Regardless, I can't wait for this one. Hope it'll be good!

Kaze_Memaryu

#12

Kaze_Memaryu said:

@Drobotic
That sounds a lot like fanfiction.
I watched a few episodes of adventure time, and from what I could gather, it's just very quirky on the visual side, and simply child-friendly cartoon entertainment with higher standards than most other cartoon series.
That said, even if your explanation was canon, it wouldn't change much for me. Cartoon comedy should be funny above all, deep or not - and I found AT'S humor to just not be my taste.

StephenYap3

#13

StephenYap3 said:

I just hope it's good. I happen to enjoy Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!!, even though I think the show itself is okay at best. Regular Show (show), on the other hand, I'd watch anyday.

xDeltasLight

#14

xDeltasLight said:

I am a 25 year old that LOVES Regular show. It reminds me of when I was a derpy kid, and I think the show is hilarious. Def gonna pic this up.

theadrock13

#15

theadrock13 said:

I love Regular Show. I'll be getting this game. P.S. I don't understand Adventure Time whatsoever and couldn't care less about that lame show.

MEGAMAN_D

#17

MEGAMAN_D said:

I am a MEGA regular show fan, so I am downloading this day one.

You know who else will be downloading this ?..............MY MOM

Drobotic

#18

Drobotic said:

@Kaze_Meramaryu
No,it isn't.The creator of Adventure Time,Pendleton Ward,has stated the show takes place after a nuclear war known as the Mushroom War.It's even mentioned in an episode and is hinted at even more in another.The inhabitants of Ooo,such as "magic" dogs,are mutants,created by the radiation from the war.Just look in the theme song at the beginning of the show.There are subtle hints at the war.Let me give you an example.In the season 5 premiere,Finn wishes that a certain villain,who was created because of the war,never existed.We see that Simon Petrikov,the person the Ice King once was,had stopped the nuclear bomb that mutated the world from detonating.The same bomb that made the villain Finn wished never existed.Also,in some episodes,you can see that Ooo has a giant,gaping hole crater,which is the result of the explosion that mutated the world into Ooo.See what I mean?Adventure Time is the only show I know that can be whacky and silly while also taking place after a nuclear apocalypse.The Mushroom War really did happen in the show,and there is more than enough evidence to prove it.If the creator of the show says it takes place after an apocalypse,then it does.

PrincessSugoi

#19

PrincessSugoi said:

I love Regular Show and would get this but that price is a little steep. Maybe I'll pick up a pre-owned copy.

BlackStar9000

#21

BlackStar9000 said:

@Genesaur Um...I can tell you about a thousand reasons why these two show are deservedly popular, they have a really weird charm about them and humor that easily satisfies adults and kids alike, if you go to youtube you can go to cartoon hangover and see the other webshows that the adventure time creators have made, they are excellent BTW and highly imaginative. Plus most of the kids i know (and I know tons of em) love these shows, including my boys.

IceClimbers

#23

IceClimbers said:

October 29th? So it's going up against Sonic Lost World and Assassin's Creed 4 Black Flag.

Ichiban

#24

Ichiban said:

Love Regular Show, so im very keen to play this. But that screenshot isnt doing it any favours, it looks like a sega master system game!
Still, ill be checking this out for sure. Then i want a Ratchet and Clank style Regular Show game for home consoles!

theoldman

#25

theoldman said:

@Drobotic Thank you for being one of the few on this thread with some good taste! Both shows are amazing, and the humor is perfectly fitted with the shows. Being a MASSIVE 90's animation fan, these 2 are brilliant. If people dont like em, well, its their loss!

TwilightV

#26

TwilightV said:

I like this show for it's use of catchy 80's tunes and sheer randomness. I hate it for the way it focuses on romantic relationships so much.

SKTTR

#28

SKTTR said:

When I read Mordecai I instantly thought FireEmblemSpinoffYeah!!!

DiSTANToblivion

#30

DiSTANToblivion said:

Now all we need is an Amazing World Of Gumball game to complete this totally mathematical triforce of awesomeness.

SphericalCrusher

#31

SphericalCrusher said:

Just happy about a Regular Show game! It does look like 8-Bit games are becoming sort of a style again. Was always a huge fan!

Aaronzord

#32

Aaronzord said:

This has been listed on various sites for a while as being released in the UK on 8/11/13.

Looking forward to this and Adventure Time!

Pod

#33

Pod said:

I like Regular Show, but outright calling it "Mordecai and Rigby in 8-bit Land" despite it obviously being 16-bit Land is slightly offensive.

Samurai_Goroh

#34

Samurai_Goroh said:

@Pod It's on 3DS, technically it's 128-bit anyway, never mind the art style. Plus, it's called 8-bit land to pay tribute to Master System games the two characters play. I love Regular Show, and sort of like watching Adventure Time from time to time, so I'm highly anticipating these. Perhaps the AT game for Wii U would be a better Christmas gift for my cousin, given the multi-player is fun enough. But Regular Show is on my list. A cartoon with a SEGA Master System on it is instantly better than a cartoon without it, dare you deny this universal truth?

Gioku

#35

Gioku said:

@Drobotic: Not to mention the fact that there's an episode showing who the Ice King and Marceline used to be, shortly after the nuclear war, which (I believe) is supposed to have happened several thousand years in the past...

Firejonie

#36

Firejonie said:

I like Regular Show, and I love WayForward. I enjoyed last years Adventure Time game, but it went down in price quickly. And since there's no Collectors Edition like Adventure Time, I'll wait for a price drop.

TySoN_F

#37

TySoN_F said:

Regular Show I feel is a cartoon made for people from the 80's and 90's (They had a "The Wizard" parody, even including the dayum power glove) so I myself enjoy it. Still, I'm excited every time WayForward makes a 2D platformer. Hope I'll have some cash left in between Pokemon, Sonic Lost World, and Arkham Origins xD

SwerdMurd

#38

SwerdMurd said:

stop calling things that aren't 8 bit 8 bit!!! GRRRRRR... Retro. Use the term retro. Or pixelated. Or "we wanted to save on development so we made it to a way lower standard than we needed to in order to cash in on trendiness".

Something that isn't an outright lie.

Pod

#39

Pod said:

@Samurai_Goroh
I'm pretty down with the MasterSystem myself, to tell the truth. :)
And it's true that this game can't REALLY be classified as any of the old bit categories. In any case, the 8-bit games on MasterSystem looked a whole lot better than the 8-bit games on NES.

mike_intv

#40

mike_intv said:

What I can't believe is that I allowed my then 8-year-old son to watch Regular Show before Adventure Time.

Regular Show is my fave of the two. It is an authentic homage to the past — from the SMS to the licensed music.

Adventure Time was turned down by Nickelodeon twice (after its debut as a NickToons short). Hard to believe sometimes.

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