You may not have heard of 10:10 Games, but if we told you that this is a new AAA studio fronted by former members of TT Games, you’ll probably want to sit up and listen. If we then told you it was they who were behind Funko Fusion, as they look to bring the iconic Funko Pop! figures to life, we reckon you’ll carry on reading.
Yep, should you be a bit of a pop culture fan then you will no doubt be interested to hear that 10:10 Games, in collaboration with Funko, LLC, Universal Games and Digital Platforms will soon be bringing Funko Fusion to PC and console. Well, when we say ‘soon’, we mean 2024. But hey, that’s soon, no?
Due to launch on PC and console in 2024, Funko Fusion is 10:10 Games’ debut title, as the multiplayer mash-up looks to take the Funko Pop! form and get it moving. This one will be picking up characters from the likes of Jurassic World, Back to the Future, The Umbrella Academy, The Thing, Child’s Play 2, Masters of the Universe, and other blockbusters from Funko Pop! form in this wild new take on action-adventure games.
“It’s incredibly exciting to be able to show everyone what the team here at 10:10 Games has been up to,” says Arthur Parsons, 10:10 Games’ Design Director and Co-founder. “Harnessing the incredible properties we’ve been entrusted with by our partners at Universal Games and Digital Platforms, bringing them together into a gaming experience that is incredibly fun, surprising, authentic, and celebrates fandom like never before, all experienced through a Funko lens.”
“Funko is a leader in bringing characters to life through POP! and other unique product types, but Funko Fusion takes things to a whole new level and gives our fans the ability to interact with their favorite characters like never before,” says Dolly Ahluwalia, Funko’s SVP of Licensing and Emerging Brands. “Working with Universal Games and Digital Platforms on this project was a dream of ours, as their IP is like none other, with characters that appeal to all ages. This trailer is a taste of what folks can expect, and we couldn’t be more excited to work with our partner 10:10 Games toward an expected initial release in early 2024.”
“Funko Fusion offers a diverse collection of NBCUniversal characters that will immerse players in an experience that stays true to Funko’s DNA,” said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production, Universal Games and Digital Platforms. “Featuring a fresh take on the mash-up genre, the game will connect fans with some of their favorite brands and key story moments in remarkable ways.”
Funko Fusion features dozens of playable characters in Funko Pop! form from popular NBCUniversal stories, in addition to other properties, each with their own unique personalities and abilities. Online multiplayer adds even more chaos to the mix, allowing up to four players to team up and battle enemies, explore vast environments, and solve intriguing puzzles.
Need to know more? Give the teaser trailer below a watch and then hold tight for 2024. Of course, we’ll keep you looped should the need arise.