Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Critic Score User Score
SEGA Master System
...
3.4
Game Gear
82
3.1
Amiga CD32
81
3.0
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Jaws
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Ude trampoline to jump higher
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Villain defeated
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck SEGA CD Title Screen

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
Player One Genesis Oct, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Sega Force Game Gear Dec 09, 1993 89 out of 100 89
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
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA CD Dec 02, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA CD Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Sega-16.com Genesis Jun 11, 2007 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Comic

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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