CNET’s Mariel Myers sat down with ToeJam & Earl co-creator and “Funkotron Master” Greg Johnson to discuss all things about everyone’s favorite alien duo, who will feature in the series’ upcoming fourth installment ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! on March 1st.

The interview included the scoop on how the Kickstarter campaign made it possible for Johnson and his team at HumaNature Studios to release the new installment, fans’ expectations (including none other than Macaulay Culkin) and what players can expect in the modern version of the retro game:

“We’re going to do a true reboot of game one,” Johnson explained. “What do the fans want?  What’s going to really hit that nostalgic button? So that was kind of the guiding principle for all of the decisions that we made in this reboot.”


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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! launches on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam on March 1st. To learn more, read Myers’ full article at the CNET’s website, visit the ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! official website and follow the game on Twitter at @toejamandearl.