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Shake your butt & flex your thumbs: Tropa Mágica The Game launches on mobile Jan 14th

Latinx gamedev partners with psychedelic-cumbia-punk band Tropa Mágica to bring free retro mobile gaming experience to Spanglish-speaking fans
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

For Immediate Release:

Friday, January 10th, 2022 - A hilarious retro platformer based on real-life band, Tropa Mágica, releases on Android and IOS January 14th, coinciding with the band’s IRL Los Angeles performance. But, this isn’t the first time developer Super8bitRafa and the band team up, “Tropa Magica The Game” is a spiritual successor to a previous project that mixed retro gaming with music video in a quirky, Chicano, stoner-culture adventure. Tropa Magica is at it again! But this time it's a side-scroller!


Some evil space aliens have stolen Tropa Magica's albums and it's now up to the Pacheco Bros to get them back!


+ Classic side-scrolling action across 25 levels
+ Original kick-ass pixel art and design by Super8bitRafa
+ Over a dozen songs from Tropa Magica
+ Original action-packed story and cutscenes
+ Two characters to choose from
+ 3 unique worlds to explore
+ One butt-shakingly good soundtrack
+ A flying elotero man
+ Spanglish

Trailer:
Announcement Trailer

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