Family Guy creator's upcoming movie gets an 8-bit video game
Check out this funny browser game ahead of the movie's release next week.
Ahead of its release next Friday, Adult Swim has partnered with Universal Pictures to release an 8-bit game based on Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane's movie A Million Ways To Die In The West. Called "Trail to Old Stump," the Oregon Trail-inspired game sees players setting out on a journey and soon discovering that there are indeed a million ways to die in the West.
In the game you'll need to stop to hunt to feed your family, cross rivers (in a Frogger-style minigame), save your sheep (in a Donkey Kong-style minigame), and protect your family against accidents and disease. For example, travelers in my group died of a splinter and of cholera, though I'm not sure I could have done anything to stop them from dying.
A Million Ways To Die In The West hits theaters on May 30 starring Macfarlane, Charlize Theron (The Italian Job, Arrested Development), Liam Neeson (Schindler's List, Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace), Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), Amanda Seyfried (Mean Girls, Letters to Juliet), Sarah Silverman (School of Rock, Wreck-It Ralph), and Giovanni Ribisi (Saving Private Ryan, Avatar). The Western comedy is Macfarlane's second film, following 2012's Ted.
If you're looking for a Family Guy video game, FOX and TinyCo recently released free-to-play mobile game Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff on Android and iOS.