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ToeJam & Earl's Super Funky Telethon Drops May 26, 4-Player Co-Op Coming Soon

Posted May 13, 2019 @ 18:55 CDT

SAN FRANCISCO - May 13, 2019 - ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove!, the newly-released fourth entry of the beloved, funkadelic action roguelike series from HumaNature Studios, brings the funk back with their live ToeJam & Earl's Super Funky Telethon on May 26.

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Awesome sponsors including Attack Media, Limited Run Games, Corptron (Creators of Duck Game), G-Fuel and Corn Nuts are making this possible and providing great prizes. Be sure to tune in for some exciting announcements from HumaNature, including dates for the 4-player co-op console update, the upcoming endless mode, and the future of the series.

Prepare for four hours of groovy nostalgia with special hosts including '90s heroes Macaulay Culkin (Executive Producer of Back in the Groove!) and Freddie Prinze Jr.. Super streamer Sonja Reid (aka OMGItsFirefoxx) and Genieve Goings (host of Disney's Choo Choo Soul) bring their charm and will keep the show from being a funky boy's club. Call the hotline for a chance to talk to the hosts, win dope prizes or even participate in one of the many wacky surprises planned for the day.

The event will be set in three different areas. First, the Game Zone, a retrowave '90s living room complete with neon lights, a ginormous funkometer that tracks the progress of the event, and giant screens for the cool kids to chill out with some games. Call celebs at the Planet Pitch & Phone Zone and watch them respond. The Stunt Zone is where all the really weird stuff is going down. Hint: we're talking a swimming pool of Corn Nuts, a G-Fuel Dunk Tank, and something involving live ducks...

As the funkometer rises, guests will have to suffer enjoy increasingly bizarre experiments and stunts. Get ready to watch the guests try outbizarre '90s snack combinations in a game of Dunkawhos. Did somebody say Flamin' Hot Cheetos dipped in fudge? That was probably Earl. Dude'll eat anything.

"Big news like Toejam & Earl's multiplayer and endless mode updates deserve equally big ways to announce," said Greg Johnson, founder of Humanature Studios. "So with help from our Executive Producer Macaulay Culkin, we thought hey, why not with a 4-hour live show full of celebs, games, and surprises?"

ToeJam & Earl's Super Funky Telethon will be live from Van Nuys on Mixer, YouTube and Twitch on May 26 from 12 pm to 4 pm PST and 3 pm to 7 pm EST.

To learn more, please visit ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove official site, follow it on Twitter @ToeJamAndEarl and official Facebook page.

About HumaNature Studios:

Founded in 2006 by veteran game designer Greg Johnson, the studio is the creator behind Doki Doki Universe and aims to build charming and playful games that appeal to non-gamers and help people connect with others in expressive and creative ways.

To learn more about HumaNature Studios please visit the studio's official website and follow them on Twitter at @HumaNatureInc.

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