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Average User Rating:
out of 26 votes out of 26 votes

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    Not available
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  • Date Added:
    Oct. 07, 2005
  • Price:
    Free to try (Two missions); $49.99 to buy
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Editors' Review

After we had to restart twice, we began to wonder whether this movie tie-in game would be worth the hassle. While the demo is too short to fully evaluate the game's attempt to recreate a cinematic experience, playing as the mighty ape does offer serious fun.

The demo includes two missions from the hybrid adventure. The first-person mission, "Chased by T-Rex," has you (as hero Jack Driscoll) fighting off a T. Rex with a rifle while fellow adventurers open a gate. In the third-person mission, "Kong vs. T-Rex," Kong fights a nasty T. Rex; swings through the jungle chasing love object Ann; smashes little dinos with a giant log; then takes on two prehistoric reptiles at once. In brief, the Driscoll mission is lame, whereas the Kong mission rocks. Battling dinosaurs as Kong mostly requires extreme button-mashing, but we give the developers credit for using the mouse wheel in a fighting game.

The graphical style is attractive and immersive, much like a dark, exotic cartoon. The third-person effects while fighting as Kong especially impress. After you've landed on the pair of dinosaurs hassling Ann, try jumping onto a ledge, then slamming back onto the unsuspecting anachronisms. Take that, extinct creatures!

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Full Specifications

Publisher UbiSoft Entertainment
Publisher web site
Release Date October 07, 2005
Date Added October 07, 2005
Category Games
Subcategory Adventure Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, 1GHz CPU, 256MB RAM, 32MB VRAM, 300MB disk space
Download Information
File Size 285.01MB
File Name External File
Total Downloads 204,219
Downloads Last Week 12
License Model Free to try
Limitations Two missions
Price $49.99
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