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The story in this Chuck Rock game takes up a little while after the end of the first game. As you may remember, Chuck Rock had to rescue his girl, Ophelia from the bad dude Gary Gritter. Well, he was successful in his efforts, and now Chuck and Ophelia are married. Eventually, they have a son, named Junior. Chuck works in a factory, where he develops great skill at carving automobiles out of stone. A rival manufacturer becomes jealous of Chuck's abilities and kidnaps him. Now it is up to Junior to rescue his dad!

The gameplay in this sequel is similar to the first game, but with some minor differences since you are playing as Junior, rather than Chuck. This is a side-scrolling platform game with occasional rock-moving puzzles thrown in. Unlike Chuck, Junior carries a club that gives his attacks further reach.


Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Title part 1
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Collect the sweets
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck SEGA CD Butterfly Valley
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis The boss

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Alternate Titles

  • "Chuck Rock 2: Son of Chuck" -- Alternate spelling
  • "チャックロックⅡ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A first-rate sequel. Amiga Gary Smith (65)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Game Gear Feb, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Mega Fun Genesis Oct, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1993 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Jun, 1994 84 out of 100 84
The Video Game Critic SEGA CD Sep 18, 2010 B+ 83 (GAF) SEGA CD Apr 21, 2003 8 out of 10 80 SEGA CD Dec 02, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Amiga Games Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Video Games Genesis Sep, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SEGA CD Feb, 1994 6.8 out of 10 68


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Around the time of the game's release, Core commissioned a comic strip in the long-running UK children's magazine LookIn, centering on the day-to-day lives of Chuck, Ophelia and Junior. As a meta-referential joke, Chuck Jr owned a 'SteggaDrive' console, as a reference to the Genesis' European Mega Drive name. A year later the magazine was closed (after almost 25 years), and the final strip saw Chuck being swept away from his boat, presumed dead but washing up on a tribal island and being revered as a God - as an inexplicable comic touch, mourners at his 'funeral' included then-Prime-Minister John Major.

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