20 Days After Launch... What's happened and what's next!
Lots of exciting stuff in today’s update, but we’re going to go over a few things:
Party Today (3/21)
How Launch has gone and Sales Info
Where the... Read more
Quick Update: Xbox One, PS4, Launch, Activities
We're working super hard over here on a bunch of stuff, so apologies for the delay in doing this and the brevity of the message:
- If you... Read more
Public Launch Party on March 21 in Milpitas, CA!
Yo! We're doing a hangout with the devs and creator, some surprises and presents in Milpitas on March 21 --
Only 80 tickets (plus 20 for the super backers) make... Read more
Discord Link Correction
In our launch day update, the discord link we provided was an error that has actually been leading people to another discord channel.
Please disregard that link, unfollow... Read more
IT'S LAUNCH DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!
Well here we are, Earthlings. By the time of this posting, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! will be available WORLD WIDE (save for the places it isn't localized... Read more
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! -- One Day Left!!!
We’re so funkin’ close now! By tomorrow, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove will be playable on all your earthling gaming machines!!!
It’s been a long road,... Read more
ToeJam & Earl crash land on Earth THIS WEEK (on March 1!)
Guess what Earthlings? We’re coming to your consoles and computers this week on March 1st!
WHEN AM I GETTING MY CODE
Codes to backers will be out by Noon... Read more
2nd and final batch of TJ&E Collector's Editions go live in TEN minutes on limitedrungames.com!
Quick heads up 4 homies:
Limited Run Games 2nd and FINAL batch of Collector's Editions for PS4 and Switch are going live in 10 minutes on LimitedRunGames.com
You do have... Read more
19 days to go
- news about the Limited Run CE/LE THIS week
- KS backers will get first chance to get in on the CE! But its a short window, so you'll... Read more
T MINUS 30 DAYS TO LAUNCH!
So it’s wild to actually say this but… today official marks 30 days until ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove!launches! It’s been quite a journey getting these... Read more
ACTION REQUIRED if you want a console game code for Switch/PS4!
If you signed up for a game code for Nintendo Switch or for Playstation 4 but you are in Europe or Australia, we need you to update your... Read more
NEW YEAR, NEW ToeJam & Earl! Finally!
Hey you funkadelic Earthlings! Did you have the grooviest of holidays and a funktastic New Years? We hope you got all the presents you were hoping for -- ... Read more
It's TIME to swap to Consoles! (if you want to) -- And other funky stuff!
Yo Backers! WASSUP!
The day has come, you can now change your game codes on Backerkit from PC/MAC/Linux to consoles (if you're into that sorta thing) -- you have until ... Read more
Kinda Funny Game Showcase and Switch Pre-orders!
Hope y’all had a funk-tastic week. We sure have! And it’s not over yet!
Let’s start off with a short recap. For those of you who haven’t seen... Read more
Release Date, Playstation.Blog, New Trailer, PS4 Pre-orders, and Platform Swapping
Hey Earthlings! We’ve got some BIG things happening this week. And I mean like… EARL BIG! Feel me?
So first and foremost... We were going to wait on this buuuut...... Read more
Going live with ToeJam & Earl TV in 30 minutes!
We're going LIVE at 4PST/7EST with a new playthrough of the game -- check it out at https://www.twitch.tv/toejam_earl - we'll answer questions , give out prizes and more!!!!!!
Events, Development, Twitch, OH MY!
We’re ready to lock down a final release date and we’ve entered into the final bow wrapping part of the present process!
The game is running much better... Read more
YOOO! 1st Quarter 2019, answering questions, & MORE!
Hey gang! Happy Spooky Month! BOO!
Keeping you in the loop
We will be announcing the final release date for all platforms and final price for Back in the Groove... Read more
PAX Wrap-up, Limited Run, and MORE!
So as we mentioned in our last update, we decided NOT to show Back in the Groove on the main PAX West show floor this year... Read more
New Trailer, PAX West, and More!
But first, we have a new… trailer?
And there’s more where that came from! We’re hoping to put out a new... Read more
Beta Ending. Thanks for the help!!!
Greetings from Funkotron!
Well Friday was going to be the last day of our closed beta but we decided to keep it open until today (8/6) so that our backer-testers... Read more
Closed Beta Starts TODAY
So today is the day! We’ll be rolling out steam codes for the closed beta, so if you are eligible make sure to check your email periodically throughout the day. ... Read more
Beta Upgrade Correction -- Whoops!
So we sent out an update yesterday with important information for the closed beta we'll be launching tomorrow. If you qualify for the closed better (backers at Peanut... Read more
Important news about the Closed Beta!
OK so… you know that Closed Beta we said we would let you play? Well… just kidding! Haha. No closed beta! Are you pleasantly amused?
And I thought that... Read more
Incoming Transmission from Funkotron!
Greg here. Okay so, first off… thank you thank you to all of you for being so patient for so long. I’m happy to say I can finally share some... Read more
Digital Soundtrack now available in the store!
Some of you have been asking about purchasing the digital download for the soundtrack. This became available just minutes ago at Thefunkotronshop.com !! It's $4.99 in the shop. ... Read more
Codes for the Digital Music were sent out!
Hello valued and esteemed backers!
This is a quick update just to let you know that the codes for the digital soundtrack downloads have been emailed out by IndieBox. If... Read more
YES! We are still here and the game is coming!
I've heard from some of you that are anxious for an update. Needless to say it's always more fun to wait until we have some exciting news... Read more
Greg here with a quickie update to keep you all posted. First, my apologies - I know it's been a while since we've given an update to... Read more
Time for another update! (Update number 56!) So we are almost there, which is to say we're now in our final debugging push. The porting effort with our... Read more
Back in the Groove coming for the Switch!!
Just a very short update for you! Nintendo announced today that we will be in their Switch Line-up. Woohoo!! We're really excited about being on their platform as... Read more
ToeJam and Earl Music and Merch
Time to push the pause button on the development scramble and give all of you TJ&E supporters an update. While you read this, and look at the images,... Read more
MegaVisions and More!
I think we're overdue again for an update. Thanks for hanging in there. We announced in Sept. at the PAX show that we wouldn't be releasing the game... Read more
PAX was AWESOME!!
Well we are back from the PAX show in Seattle and I thought I'd share the experience with you all... well as much as I can with a few photos... Read more
Our Big News!!!!
OK we have a really nice juicy one for you - get ready!
Many of you have heard that we have a funding partner to help us make "Back in... Read more
Comin at Ya!
Hey gang! I seem to begin every update with an apology for how long it's been, so to save time I thought I'd just ask you to please feel in... Read more
Mini-Update - More to come
Hey there gang,
Apologies for the length of time between this Kick Starter update and the last one. For those of you who are on our forum or who have... Read more
Funky Music, and Maps with Tiles
Greetings from Funkotron! Well we have been making some highly funky tunes with Cody Wright (the bass player), John Baker (the original composer from game one and two) and Burke... Read more
The Year of ToeJam
Greetings and various appropos felictations! My name is Toejam, and this is my homeboy Big Rappin' Earl. Say 'wha's up', Earl. ..."Yo! Wha's up".
So this is the year our... Read more
Your Funky November Update
Hi there cherished backers!!
It’s time for another funky update. Let’s jump right in…
The Rewards:On Kick Starter we estimated that the physical goods would be received sometime this... Read more
Funk is Afoot!
Greetings Funkotronian friends!
It's been about 2 months since out last KickStarter update, so, sorry for that long stretch of nothing. For those of you who are active on our... Read more
Yes, it's a Back in the Groove UPDATE!
Greetings fellow funky Funkotronians!
Sorry it's been so long since you've seen an update from us. We've been posting on the various threads in the forum as we can but... Read more
ToeJam and Earl: Off and Running
We haven't posted an update in awhile now because we been posting in our Hyperfunk Club Forum. http://www.hyperfunk.club/ Some of you may not be going there, so we... Read more
The Forum is HERE!!
Guess what! While we were discussing how we were going to get a forum put together for you, one of our extremely resourceful and proactive fans went ahead and surprised... Read more
Stretch Goal Passed!!
We have now collected just under $42k from sales of add-on merchandise on Backer Kit. Some people have been bumping their pledges up as well. (thank you!) This means that... Read more
Hello! Cherished and Beloved Backer!
We thought you might enjoy seeing some more of the concept art that Nathan has been doing for possible Earthlings in the game. It's the... Read more
First to our backers in Canada: As an additional apology for our "shipping costs snaffoo", in addition to the key chain, we've decided to also throw in a... Read more
Free TJ&E Wall Paper and Other Fun Stuff
We have a few update-y news items for you. I'll get right to it...
A) WALLPAPER: We have some FREE Toejam and Earl - Hi-Res wall papers for... Read more
The Intro You Never Saw
We thought we might share some out-takes with you just for fun. I'm still trying to decide if I will share more of the Ziquat out-takes. (How much... Read more
Wow, it's so QUIET!
Hi everybody! Isn't this weird? Things are so crazy intense for the whole month of the campaign, and they build up to this frenzy of non-stop activity and communication, and... Read more
Our Heartfelt Thanks!
You often hear the phrase "We couldn't have done it without you" but I can't think of a time when it's more true than this. You put your faith in... Read more
Latisha is in the HOUSE!!! Stretch Goal MADE in final few minutes!!!
Wow! Ok we did not expect to get here in these final few minutes, or we would have made some better concept art for Latisha, and Earl's Mom, and ToeJam's... Read more
20 more minutes! THIS IS CRAZY EXCITING!!!
This is unbelievable! The racehorse is now sprinting for the finish line at insane speed!! WOOHOO!! Hang on!! We might go sailing past our $500K stretch goal! It's going to... Read more
JUST 2.5 HOURS TO GO!!!!
We are getting SO close!! Things have really heated up!! We really didn't expect this but it looks like we may even break through that $500K Stretch Goal!!!
We will... Read more
HYYYPERFUUUNK ZOOOOONE - Stretch Goal Passed!!!
We just passed the $450 Stretch goal!! We're totally making the Hyperfunk Zone!!!
(For anyone who was wondering - this is what you would look like if viewed through the... Read more
The Twitch Stream
We are just about to get going with the Twitch Stream. Here is the link again:
We will ask questions on Twitch, and then specify whether that question is... Read more
Old School Skins Stretch Goal REACHED!!!
For all of you TJ & E purists out there - it's time to get down and PARTY!!!
We've just passed the $425k Stretch Goal!! It looks like you'll be... Read more
A New Digital Only Tier - More on Our Twitch Stream and Art Give-Away
Phew! What a whirlwind ride this whole thing is!! I wish you could all be here at the center of the storm for this crazy exciting view! (My office would... Read more
WOOHOO!!!!! This game is going to get made!!!
Thanks to all of you, we have made it! Prepare for the FUNK!!!!
From here, with lightened hearts and... Read more
We can do this!
We are getting close everyone! This may end up being a photo-finish. Don't forget to tune in today if you can at 2:00 to GameSpot's channel. Here is a... Read more
ORIGINAL concept art Give-Away! ... TJ&E Twitch Party! ... GameSpot Live Interview!
Yes, it's true. You don't have to spend any more money. We are giving away ORIGINAL, one of a kind ToeJam and Earl concept art..... for free!
Our... Read more
ToeJam Needs You! 4 days to go!
So many of you have already done so much! Both with your pledges, and with helping us spread the word. What we need is still more people to know about... Read more
Early Access VIP status for anyone who pledges $60 or up!!!
Here is some good news! We've decided to open up the VIP Early access status (this includes being part of the design feedback forum) to anyone who pledges, or has... Read more
Add-Ons and Shipping...Vinyl Figures.....and some hecka cool bass.
First, before we get into answering your questions... check out this ultra funky bass riff...
This is a live, free-form riff by an extremely talented bassist named Cody Wright.... Read more
A NEW REWARD ITEM!! THE KICKSTARTER EDITION COLLECTIBLE GAME SET
NEWS FLASH!! (Does anyone ever still say that?)
Due to lots of fan requests we have added a new reward item. This will be available BOTH as part of... Read more
YOUR FAN VIDEOS ARE HERE!!
Woohoo! We're 3/4 of the way there!! 8 days left to go! GO! GO! GO!
Here is a compilation of the fan videos that were sent in. We did our... Read more
The "Making Of" video for the ToeJam & Earl Animation by James Farr
Greetings Fellow Funkotronians! We're just 10 days away from the end of our KickStarter campaign! This means you will most likely be seeing an update from us everyday as we... Read more
The GameInformer Interview With Greg
We'll make this a very short Update! The recent Game Developers Conference (GDC) was a great chance to meet with some reporters from gaming sites. If you are... Read more
You Can Help!
Hey there funky backers!
We have 12 days left to go and are still about $118k short of our goal. Things seem to be picking up though. We have... Read more
Appreciating The Fans!
We have been enjoying and appreciating a lot of really awesome fan art. We thought we might share a little of it with you. When you watch this video by... Read more
CONSOLE STRETCH GOALS ARE IN THE HOUSE!!!
Once again we’d like to say: “We Hear You!” It has been our plan all along to build this game for all platforms, but as you know we were holding... Read more
Want to be in our Video?
Do you love ToeJam and Earl?
Do you have a good (short) story about what TJ & E meant to you growing up? If you email us a 5 to... Read more
Hello friends of ToeJam & Earl! GUESS WHAT! Santa has some surprises for you!
1) ADD-ONS! : If you have backed at any level, you can now purchase additional items... Read more
We Hear You!! We'll be making some announcements VERY soon!
Hello, people to whom we are very grateful... :) This post is to let you know that we hear all of the great comments and suggestions you are making, and... Read more
A few photos of the film shoot.
For those of you who haven't seen this on our Facebook Page, here are a few photos of the Live Action Film shoot that we did in Point Richmond. It... Read more
Working on a modified look - want feedback!
OK, so... We've been getting a lot of feedback and suggestions. Many of you have suggested that you feel the 2D sprites and the 3D landscape don't seem unified enough... Read more
It's a Funky Celebration!
HOLLER!!!! We passed the halfway point to funding!
To celebrate, we are posting our Live-Action music video of Tonez the Prince and Greg Brown performing the Theme Song for our... Read more
News Flash! New Video of the Prototype!
We have just added a NEW video to the Kick Start page that shows more footage of our prototype. PLEASE keep in mind that his is all VERY early and... Read more
Back in the Groove Comic: Part 1
Guess what! We decided it would be fun to have a continuing comic strip as part of our backer updates, so here is the first one. (let us know if... Read more
An interview with Greg by Polygon's Phil Kolar
Hi everyone! I though you might enjoy this interview by Phil Kolar. It's in Polygon. It has more details about the upcoming game that you might find interesting, and some... Read more
Thank You, Thank You Thank You! To all of our amazingly generous and supportive backers so far. You have gotten us off to such a tremendous beginning. We're trying not... Read more
Thanks for a great first day!
This has been a crazy, exciting, overwhelming, hopeful, and informative day. We're already getting so much feedback in the form of comments and questions, and so much great enthusiasm and... Read more