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Specter is back once again in the third main game in the Ape Escape series. With the help of a human scientist named Doctor Tomoki, Specter has turned the monkeys loose on TV. Even the previous heroes of the series - Jimmy, Spike, and the professor - are all caught up in the insidious TV shows.

Kei and Yumi take the lead as the new heroes. Their quest is to capture all 400 monkeys. You control either Kei or Yumi. The gameplay involves using various methods and weapons to catch them all. The game has many levels with different themes, such as a Haunted Castle, a Racing level, Jungle settings, TV studios and other settings. You can slow the animals down with various objects such as a stun club or a slingback shooter, and then you can capture them with a net.

New to the series are the morphing abilities, eight in all. You can morph into various characters, like a knight and perform a powerful attack or a gun fighter and shoot em up or a ninja and run along walls. You can also vehicles such as a race car to knock down the monkeys. Other features are the familiar Monkeypedia and the unlockable Mesal Gear Solid mini-game (a Metal Gear Solid spoof).

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Ape Escape 3 PlayStation 2 The Professor catches up with an old high school friend, the Colonel
Ape Escape 3 PlayStation 2 Surprisingly, shooting guards in the face raises the alarm
Ape Escape 3 PlayStation 2 Repeatedly whack this red cog to raise the portcullis
Ape Escape 3 PlayStation 2 These knight monkeys lose their armor if you whack them before catching them

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Alternate Titles

  • "Saru Get You 3" -- Japanese Title

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User Reviews

Fun, funny and charming - more than the sum of its parts. Searly (30) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBump/Gaming Horizon Jan 25, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamer Within May 16, 2006 8.4 out of 10 84
IGN Jan 12, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpot Jan 17, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpy Jan 17, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZone Jan 13, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Play Magazine 2005 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de May 25, 2006 76 out of 100 76
Gaming Target Aug 03, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 30, 2006 6 out of 10 60

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Joe Ix (245) added Ape Escape 3 (PlayStation 2) on Mar 04, 2006