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This New Jordan-Powered Retro Game Is Clutch!


Culture and gaming have been play cousins since way back in the day. From Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! to Nicki Minaj and 21 Savage cameos in Call of Duty, the connection runs deep. So it’s only right that MACRO linked up with Jordan Brand to help launch Cosmic Climb, an 8-bit retro mini game playable within the SNKRS app that makes us wistful for days when Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda reigned supreme.

Cosmic Climb celebrates this weekend’s release of the Air Jordan XI Lows, a design made iconic by Space Jam in 1995. The adventure game tasks players with defending humanity by using those timeless J’s to take aim at bots through vibrant, cosmic realms. Word to Spike, it’s gotta be the shoes!

In addition, we asked some culture and gaming creatives to share their all-time favorite video games and retro Jordans. Check in on MACRO's IG to see what Lenny S., comedian Funny Marco, streamer StoryModeBae, Mark Julio, and Call of Duty studio head Mark Grigsby had to say. 

Feed your arcade fix with Cosmic Climb, which is available now on the SNKRS app for a limited time.

Client: Jordan Brand | Managing Agency: Pl.Ai | Game Created by: Krool Toys


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