Konami is celebrating the
thirtieth anniversary of Frogger with a free iOS/Android app based on
the arcade classic. Frogger Free, available now for iOS and Android
devices, recreates the traffic-dodging twitch-play of the original
with multiple game modes, Facebook integration, online leaderboards,
and revamped graphics that can be turned off if you're feeling retro.
Yep, that sounds like it's ticking all the boxes for an arcade
Frogger Free is only one
component of Konami's thirty-year extravaganza for the title. Also
available for iOS are Frogger Pinball, whose content you can probably
imagine; and Frogger Decades, which provides the epic mobile Frogger
adventure that the Frogger super-hardcore have doubtless been
awaiting for thirty years now. There's also the 3DS' Frogger 3D – which, again, your guess is probably right on the money.
Some might complain that all
this Frogger action is overshadowing the 30-year anniversaries of,
say, Gorf or Bosconian (they sure knew how to combine random letters
to name an international media property in those days), but we'd
argue that the rules are pretty simple: if your game makes it onto
Seinfeld, it gets a proper birthday party. Otherwise, no app for
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