The original Jumanji movie, with the gone-too-soon Robin Williams, was one of my favorite movies growing up. As you'd expect, then, I was quite nervous about the upcoming remake of the movie (starring The Rock), but I feel a bit better about it after reading some positive early reviews. The new Jumanji movie tells the story of four students who get sucked into a video game, and soon mobile gamers will also have the chance to get sucked into the world of Jumanji. Starting December 14th (although the game is already soft launched in Thailand and Canada), mobile gamers can play Jumanji: The Mobile Game, a mix of a board game and card collectible game that looks more than just a cash grab.

In Jumanji: The Mobile Game you learn to use different cards to avoid the traps and pitfalls the Jumanji board has in store for you, and by customizing and upgrading your cards, you improve your chances of making it through the dangerous world that is Jumanji. And this game isn't just healthy competition; it also invites you to raid other players' campsites and steal their gold. Depending on which character from the upcoming movie you pick, you have different skills and perks. The game is soft launched already, and if you pre-register here, you'll get some fun perks when the game releases December 14th.

  • islesfan

    I have to admit after seeing a trailer, that the new Jumanji doesn't look half bad. I really wasn't interested since the original was such a steaming pile of manure it might have dethroned The Goonies as the worst movie of the decade if they hadn't been ten years apart. Still, I can't see playing Cash of Clans with Jumanji cards...

    • spsummer

      The Goonies was the worst movie of the decade? Wow, didn't know that.

    • MikeAK

      Whaaaattt?!?! Goonies was amazing!!! And Jumanji was such a fun movie for it’s time!! I guess everyone has their own taste but damn man, those 2 movies were gold for their generations, in my and many others opinion at least.

      • islesfan

        I've always conceded that I may be just a little too old for both movies. I've found that the Cult of The Goonies is about ten years younger than I am. In an era that produced Gremlins, The Karate Kid, Ghostbusters, its hard to see Goonies and Jumanji in that light.

  • Campbell Bird

    Looks like a re-skin of Pirates War - The Dice King

  • boydstr

    They could have done a lot of great things with this port but this is my view the worst possible choice.