Nothing goes better with our morning Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster than a surprise, and this is a neat one: Hothead Games says it's working with the well-respected and completely fictional Megadodo Publishing to create a new version of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy available for the very first time here on primitive, mostly harmless Earth.

The announcement stopped short of saying if this was an actual game based on the Douglas Adams series or even what platforms it will appear on, but we're sure the end result will be positively hoopy.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.