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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

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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 SEGA Master System Level completed
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Game Gear Dino is looking mashed
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck SEGA CD Junior goes Clubbing
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Sergei the sea slug

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)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) Game Gear Feb, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Player One Genesis Oct, 1993 90 out of 100 90
The One Amiga Amiga CD32 Jul, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Mega Fun Genesis Oct, 1993 86 out of 100 86
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 Jun, 1994 84 out of 100 84 SEGA CD Dec 02, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Sega Force Genesis Dec 09, 1993 80 out of 100 80
neXGam Game Gear Dec 27, 2009 7.8 out of 10 78
The Video Game Critic Genesis Oct 09, 2009 B 75 Genesis Dec 02, 2011 15 out of 20 75


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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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