Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land

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Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land
Regular Show Mordecai and Rigby In 8-Bit Land.jpg
Developer(s) WayForward Technologies
Publisher(s)
Distributor(s) Cartoon Network Interactive
Engine EngineBlack
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS
Release date(s)
  • NA October 29, 2013[1]
  • EU November 8, 2013
  • AUS November 12, 2013
Genre(s) Action-adventure, space shooter, top down shooter, platform, shoot 'em up
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Nintendo game card, digital distribution

Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land is an action-adventure, space shooter, top down shooter, platform, shoot 'em up video game based on the Cartoon Network series Regular Show. It was developed by WayForward Technologies, and was released in North America on October 29, 2013, and in Europe on November 8, 2013, exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS.

Gameplay[edit]

Plot[edit]

Benson arrives and assigns Mordecai and Rigby the job of mowing the lawn. The two insist that it is too hard, but their intents to slack off fail. However, a new video game console from an anonymous person is sent to Mordecai and Rigby. Later, when they both decide play with the console, the TV opens into portal and sucks them in to the game.

Mordecai and Rigby travel through the game, defeating enemies they encountered in their past adventures. Eventually, they reach an 8-bit version of Exit 9B 8-bit, created by Garett Bobby Ferguson and his son. After they defeat the two villains once again, the house explodes, returning Mordecai and Rigby, but a mad Benson arrives and demands they finish their job or are fired. The duo decide play the game again instead.

Development[edit]

On April 8, 2013, J. G. Quintel, the creator of Regular Show, announced on his Twitter page that an official video game was in development based on the show,[2] while no other details were announced at the time. On June 26, Quintel tweeted the game's cover, revealing the title, the publisher (D3 Publishing), and the system (Nintendo 3DS). It was later revealed the game was developed by WayForward Technologies, and an October 29, 2013 release in North America was announced.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 50.20%
Metacritic 49/100
Review scores
Publication Score
GamesRadar 1.5/5
IGN 6.2/10

Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land has received mixed reviews from critics; it holds a 50.20% approval on GameRankings and a 49/100 on Metacritic based on 14 reviews.

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