MacGyver game being duct-taped together for mobile

MacGyver is becoming a video game. The iconic 80s TV series followed the adventures of a secret agent who had the magical ability to transform...

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MacGyver is becoming a video game. The iconic 80s TV series followed the adventures of a secret agent who had the magical ability to transform everyday appliances into useful gadgets needed to escape dangerous situations.

The game adaptation is being handled by Fairplay Media, who rightly points out the IP's inherent compatibility with the puzzle genre. "To most people MacGyver is a household name that conjures up so many fond memories of puzzle solving, ingenuity and doing ‘a MacGyver,'" CEO Simon Phillips said in the announcement.

Series creator Lee Zlotoff is excited to bring MacGyver back in action. "We're excited to be able to bring MacGyver up to date and into the mobile games market," he said. "Games are the perfect way for Mac to start new adventures with both the existing fans and an entirely new global audience as well."

The first game is targeting mobile platforms and is already in "deep development."

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    March 24, 2014 8:45 AM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, MacGyver game being duct-taped together for mobile.

    MacGyver is becoming a video game. The iconic 80s TV series followed the adventures of a secret agent who had the magical ability to transform...

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      March 24, 2014 8:52 AM

      The best was when he stopped the nuclear reactor from leaking with a Hershey bar.

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        March 24, 2014 9:27 AM

        What about when he gave a prop plane rocket boosters?

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        March 24, 2014 10:32 AM

        Didn't he also dismantle a nuclear bomb with his pocket knife?

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        March 24, 2014 10:45 AM

        i vaguely remember this one episode where he helped some woman who was sick/dying in the mall by mixing up the various chemicals from those old quick photograph picture kiosks.

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      March 24, 2014 10:55 AM

      Scribblenauts gameplay, please.

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      March 24, 2014 12:17 PM

      I'm sure there will be microtransactions required for you to get access to the really useful tools, like a gum wrapper or loose change.

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      March 24, 2014 4:17 PM

      if I'm playing this game on the toilet and realize I'm out of toilet paper, then can I wipe my ass with this app? What would MacGyver do?

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      March 29, 2014 6:58 AM

      As a mobile game this will most likely be something really horrible.

      They better remember that Mac hates guns.

      Will Richard Dean Anderson be part of the project?