Rejoice, Shacknews! Cliff Bleszinski's Jazz Jackrabbit 1 and 2 are now available to purchase on GOG.com. GOG just posted the news to their social media channels.
Epic Pinball is also making its way onto the store today. Check out the pun-laden full press release of today's fantastic news.
Jazz Jackrabbit bounces back – the Epic platformers now only on GOG.com
Out now: Jazz Jackrabbit, Jazz Jackrabbit 2 (also Epic Pinball)
NOV 30 – Have you felt like playing Jazz Jackrabbit recently? It's been a hare-pulling effort…
Well furget all that! We've jumped on the opportunity to restore these Epic platformers (also Epic Pinball) to their former glory, and as GOG.com tradition would have it: working great on modern PCs!
Jazz Jackrabbit and Jazz Jackrabbit 2 are available only on GOG.com for 8.99 USD.
Together with Epic Games we're feeling hoppity about the glorious return of Jazz Jackrabbit and Jazz Jackrabbit 2! Designed by Cliff Bleszinski and named Arcade Game of the Year by PC Format in 1994, Jazz Jackrabbit was one the first platformers to appear on PC – launching Epic Games into high orbit of popularity!
The GOG.com edition of Jazz Jackrabbit 2 can also come pre-bundled with the incredible JJ2+ mod. Packing years of dedication from the Jazz Jackrabbit community, expanded multiplayer features and game modes, tons of fixes, and expanded tools to play (and create) the huge library of community-made content.
Download Jazz Jackrabbit 2 with the JJ2+ mod through the Beta Channels feature in GOG Galaxy or by grabbing the appropriate offline installers directly from your GOG.com account.
But if you aren't flipping out for Jazz, come revisit 1993's Epic Pinball: a jackpot entry in a budding subgenre, bringing "life-like" visuals to the table alongside smooth and fluid ballplay unlike anything at the time. Epic Pinball is available only on GOG.com at 5.39 USD.
Save 25% when you get Jazz Jackrabbit, Jazz Jackrabbit 2, and Epic Pinball in one purchase.
This is tremendous news for fans of the Epic platformers. The bundle of Jazz Jackrabbit 1, Jazz Jackrabbit 2, and Epic Pinball does seem mighty tempting.