Update on February 24th at 17:01: Good news everyone! The game's now out on iOS and Android.

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While you might have expected a base-building game in the vein of The Simpsons: Tapped Out, FUTURAMA: Game of Drones is not that game at all.

Yes, you'll have to do deliveries with the Planet Express crew but each one of them will be done on a board.

Then, you must match a certain number of drones on that board to fulfill the order. You can only match four or more of a specific type of drones.

If you do more than four matches, a special drone will appear and so on.

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So far it seems like a standard Match-4 but it features a talented team of writers including Dave Grossman (Secret of Monkey Island) and a writer from the original show (Patric M. Verrone)

And it feels like the story will keep the original tone of the show and will be quite extensive. For a puzzle game that is:

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It's out this Thursday for free on iOS and Android. If you can't wait that long, the game's already soft-launched in Canada on iOS and you can pre-register on Android.