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Pitfall series

Group Description

Series of games featuring the exploits of Indiana Jones-style archaeologist-explorer-cum-treasure-hunter Pitfall Harry and members of his extended family as they run, jump, duck and occasionally shoot their way through dense jungles, dim caverns, dangerous ruins and other such exotic locales in pursuit of adventure and valuable artifacts. Gameplay is generally of the platformer variety, both of the 2D and 3D varieties.

Selected Covers

Activision Hits Remixed PSP Front Cover
Front cover for Activision Hits Remixed
Pitfall II: Lost Caverns PC Booter Front Cover
Front cover for Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Activision Hits Remixed
The starting location
Screenshot from Pitfall II: Lost Caverns