The popularity of the match-3 style games and their fast-paced swapping fun is something that we’ve always enjoyed. Whether it’s Pixar-themed, or just has Pixar elements, we’re always excited to play these style of games. Much like our current go-to game, Disney Emoji Blitz, we’re excited to check out this game since it’s exclusively Toy Story themed.
Produced by Big Fish Games, Toy Story Drop! allows players to help Woody, Buzz, and other beloved characters overcome larger-than-life obstacles by matching, dropping, and clearing hundreds of exciting puzzles. This spring, players will journey across iconic Toy Story locations such as Andy’s Room and Pizza Planet, while experiencing the next generation of match-3 puzzle games from Big Fish Games’ award-winning “Drop!” franchise.
“We are honored to be working on such an incredible property,” said Big Fish Games’ Managing Director and President, Jeff Karp. “Our talented studios and developers have been perfecting games in the match-3 space for over a decade. We couldn’t be happier to introduce the world to the new and challenging puzzles in Toy Story Drop! ahead of the anticipated next installment in the film series.”
“As fans get ready to revisit their old friends and discover new ones in Toy Story 4, we are thrilled to give them a unique way to interact with the world of Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story,” said Sean Shoptaw, SVP, Global Games & Interactive Experiences at Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products. “Big Fish Games is well known for delivering best in class titles in the match-3 space and we are delighted to w
Toy Story Drop! released today to a geo-locked beta on Google Play and the App Store. The expected worldwide release will come later this spring as part of the lead-up to the theatrical release of Toy Story 4 in June. Toy Story Drop! is expected to release on all major platforms, including Android, iOS, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 at that time.
For the latest information on the development of Toy Story Drop!, Big Fish Games is also unveiling the Toy Story Drop! Insider program. Register your email on their website to receive exclusive news, reveals, and first looks into the progress of Toy Story Drop!, including sneak peeks of Disney•Pixar’s new Toy Story 4 characters featured in the game. Toy Story Drop! Insiders will also get advance notice on how to receive special in-game items at launch.
BO PEEP COMPARISON
In addition to the game news, we’re also excited to see additional high-res close-ups of Bo-Peep. Take a look below. On the left, you’ll see what Bo Peep looked like in the first Toy Story film, and on the right is the artwork which was rendered from her updated Toy Story 4 look. We’re personally glad that they updated her look as I don’t think she would have been as dynamic otherwise, but we know others who would have preferred if she was closer to her original look. What are your thoughts?
Pixar Post — T.J.