Press Release


Collectible card game now features characters and locations from Archer series.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

San Diego, CA (September 22, 2022) - Kongregate, creators of the beloved web gaming platform is celebrating the sixth anniversary of Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards, a free-to-play card collecting game with over 10 million downloads. Initially launched in 2016, the game includes characters from 20th Television’s Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers, Futurama, American Dad, and King of the Hill. With the anniversary, comes an island takeover showdown event and, for the first time, the arrival of characters from the beloved FX animated series, Archer.

With the Archer integration, players can choose Sterling Archer as their main hero, complete with his own set of cards. They compete in PvE battles against Archer bosses Pam Poovey, Cyril Figgis, and Malory Archer. The update will introduce hilarious character content with new taunt phrases from the Archer characters, including, “Sorry, I can’t hear you over the deafening sound of my own awesomeness!” Users will enjoy new missions, quests, and cards inspired by fan-favorite Archer moments from episodes like Honeypot and Placebo Effect, as well as new islands featuring art they've never seen before during the month-long anniversary celebration. The recurring event Swole Club will be redesigned as Fort Kickass during Archer’s introduction to the game.

Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards is free on the web at, as well as PC and mobile devices. Additional information about the game can be found on the game’s official Twitter, Facebook, or Discord channels.

About Kongregate

Kongregate is a leading game developer and architect of the gaming portal Formed in 2006 as a platform for amplifying indie game developers and building passionate gaming communities, Kongregate has always put players and developers first. Today, the company is focused on bringing fun gaming experiences to players around the world using the latest technologies. Its mobile games have been downloaded hundreds of millions of times and have billions of gameplays. Kongregate is a part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG and has three offices across the United States: San Diego, Portland, and Chicago.

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