Futurama hasn’t been on air since 2013 but, here, enjoy a few jokes and frames of animation for literally 45 seconds thanks to this teaser trailer for the mobile game Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow.
Lrrr jokes that our soft-mindedness means we’re consistently distracted by our phones — which, fair — but the real too-real joke here is that we’ll gobble up any garbage mobile game with the right IP. Whether this is a self-aware joke or a promise that their mobile game will be better than that remains to be seen.
Here’s a little bit more about the game itself, which is coming "soon" to all mobile platforms, from developers Jam City:
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow will blend simulation, combat, galactic exploration, and choose-your-own-adventure mechanics together to bring the escapades of the Planet Express crew to life. The game features two main settings: New New York, which focuses on simulation and character progression gameplay, and Space Adventures, in which players will explore and battle their way through planets, nebulas, and other weird stuff across the Futurama universe.
In New New York, players will focus on rescuing characters, collecting special items and materials, expanding their characters’ capabilities by leveling them up and crafting ability-defining character outfits, and tackling story-driven quests. Events that occur in New New York will often move the game’s overarching narrative forward, by allowing players to assemble a crew of their favorite Futurams characters and take to the stars for Space Adventures. While traversing the depths of space, players will fight alien enemies in retro arcade-style combat, rendered in beautiful 16-bit graphics, and explore strange lands in which their choices determine their fate.