The Flyers have been removed from entertaining this season, shedding a franchise-record 13 straight video games since late December and sitting final within the NHL’s Metropolitan Division.
However Flyers followers searching for one thing a bit extra entertaining than an current on-ice product can discover some enjoyable in a brand new cellular online game referred to as “Grittie Snacks,” that includes the franchise’s beloved orange mascot.
Created by TCS Interactive in partnership with Flyers, “Gritty Snacks” options Gritty chasing down probably his favourite meals – scorching canines.
When Gritty was launched to Flyers followers in 2018, the mascot’s bio learn that his love of scorching canines had elevated the sum of his Flyers Greenback Canine Night time consumption over time. Over the previous 4 years, the gritty hasn’t turned away hot dog food in flyers games,
The target of the brand new cellular recreation is to cease Gritty from catching the recent canine working on the conveyor belt. The person takes on the function of Sizzling Canine and should run, soar and dodge obstacles – which on this case are different meals – in order that the recent canine shouldn’t be eaten by Gritty.
The conveyor belt is lined with inexperienced chilies that assist the recent canine transfer quicker. Different meals featured within the recreation embrace pretzels, donuts, pizza, cookies, and burgers.
The sport is free to play and will be accessed on any cellular system browser at any time. The sport’s desktop platform incorporates a QR code that customers can scan utilizing their cellular system’s digicam, and it’ll redirect gamers to the sport on their cellular system’s browser.
Nonetheless, if the Flyers have been hoping that “gritty snacks” would take followers’ minds off what’s occurring on the ice this yr, it simply is not figuring out.
“Are you kidding me?? Repair the rattling workforce and neglect in regards to the different crap,” wrote one fan in response to a tweet in regards to the workforce’s cellular recreation.
“What do you concentrate on constructing a greater hockey workforce and specializing in not making video video games,” wrote one other fan.
Flyers followers are additionally expressing their disappointment with the franchise through the names entered on the cellular recreation’s leaderboards. The very best-scoring customers of all time are gamers named “Sale Group,” “Flyers Sail” and “Comcast Sucks.”
Whereas “Gritty Snacks” could also be a enjoyable recreation to play, it does not appear like it’ll quell the anger of hockey followers within the Philly space anytime quickly.