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Rayman 2: The Great Escape (Nintendo 3DS)

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Admiral Razorbeard and his gang of robot pirates have enslaved all the creatures in Rayman's world, including the peaceful Teensies and the Lums, which give life to the earth. Rayman has been captured by the pirates as well and is lamenting his troubles in his prison cell, when he meets his good friend, Globox. Globox has smuggled in a silver Lum, given to him by the great fairy, Ly. With the power of the silver Lum, Rayman is able to once more shoot his fists. With his power restored, the pair escape the flying prison ship and embark on another adventure to save the entire world!

Rayman 2: The Great Escape is the sequel to Rayman, a 2D side-scrolling platform game. Unlike the previous game, Rayman 2 is entirely in free-roaming 3D environments, similar to Super Mario 64. Rayman has many unique abilities that can help him get around the world. In addition to being able to shoot his fists, he can use his hair to hover like a helicopter, and even glide on air currents in certain places. He can climb certain walls and ceilings and can even use his fists to swing from special purple Lums which are shaped like rings. Rayman also has many unique items at his disposal, such as powder kegs which can be carried or fly like jets, strange warheads with legs that he can ride and steer like bucking mules, and gigantic plums that can be thrown into the water to create new paths.

Rayman's goal is to find the four masks of the world, which allow the owner to reawaken Polokus, the spirit of the world. These masks are scattered far and wide, and are well hidden and guarded, so it is not an easy task. By gathering the yellow Lums, Rayman will gain access to new worlds, which will take him to the locations of new masks. Collecting yellow Lums also rewards him with new powers and life meter extensions.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Rayman: Revolution" -- European PlayStation 2 title
  • "Rayman DS" -- Nintendo DS title
  • "Rayman 3D" -- Nintendo 3DS title
  • "Rayman 2: הבריחה הגדולה" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Rayman 2: Revolution" -- PS2 title
  • "Rayman 2: A Grande Fuga" -- Brazilian title

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The Press Says

Jeux Vidéo Network Mar 25, 2011 15 out of 20 75
WiiDSFrance Apr 14, 2011 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Apr 04, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 25, 2011 13 out of 20 65
Armchair Empire, The Jun 11, 2011 6.5 out of 10 65
Gamekult Mar 25, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Vandal Online Apr 22, 2011 6 out of 10 60
JeuxActu Mar 25, 2011 12 out of 20 60
GamesCollection Apr 19, 2011 6 out of 10 60
Gamereactor (Sweden) Mar 28, 2011 4 out of 10 40


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In Japan, purple is the colour of death. Because of that, some characters with purple in them were changed. Rayman's body was made blue, Sssssam the snake turned into a kind of green, and Jano's hat was turned red. But the most bizarre change was made to Ly, who's body was changed from orange/purple to white/pink.

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Kabushi (130146) added Rayman 2: The Great Escape (Nintendo 3DS) on Apr 05, 2011
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