DescriptionYou play Pitfall Harry searching for the Raj diamond, his niece Rhonda, and a variety of treasures somewhere in the Andes. Poisonous frogs, eels, scorpions, bats and other hazards get in the way.
Pitfall II is the sequel to Pitfall!, the original platform game. Gameplay has remained pretty much the same, with each screen presenting a side view of obstacles to get past, and potentially treasures to collect. The landscape is more maze like, with a variety of paths and dead ends to search. Along the way there are checkpoints the player will encounter. When the player dies, Pitfall Harry will be sent back to the most recently crossed checkpoint.
- "David Crane's Pitfall II: Lost Caverns" -- Alternate title
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|The closest the 2600 ever came to an epic||TheoryOfChaos (55)|
|Do more things besides collecting gold||*Katakis* (37744)|
The Press Says
|TeleMatch||May, 1984||1 out of 6||100|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Sep 25, 2004||10 out of 10||100|
|The Video Game Critic||Sep 02, 2005||A||100|
|The Atari Times||Jun 09, 2001||95 out of 100||95|
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TriviaPitfall II: Lost Caverns was named #1 in the “Top 25 Atari 2600” Games poll in Retro Gamer Magazine (Issue 46).
Related Web Sites
- Cave map (A map of the entire cavern.)