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Description

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos is a 3D platform game where you play as a crocodile.

Small hairy creatures called Gobbos live peacefully on an island until one day they see a basket drifting in the water. After pulling it ashore they find a baby crocodile inside it. The Gobbos raise him as their own until he is three times their size. The game starts with the island being attacked by the evil Baron Dante and his minions. They capture most of the Gobbos, but the crocodile manages to escape. Now you need to rescue the Gobbos and fight Baron Dante and his minions.

As you make progress you visit several islands with different themes like a forest, snow, desert or castles. Along the way you have to collect crystals (which serve as health), rescue Gobbos and defeat enemies and bosses. You can attack enemies with your tail, destroy crates with a jump down attack and, in some stages, it is possible to swim. Secret stages and a secret island can be unlocked if all Gobbos are rescued and all jigsaw pieces in the secret stages are collected.

Screenshots

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Windows The staircase
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Windows Main menu.
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Windows Inside a Baron's castle
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Windows Third group of levels is set in the desert theatre.

Promo Images

Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Screenshot
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Screenshot
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Screenshot
Croc: Legend of the Gobbos Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Croc! Pau-Pau Island" -- Japanese title
  • "Croc: A Lenda de Gobbos" -- Brazilian title
  • "クロック!パウパウアイランド" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

3D Platformer Windows John Edelson (4)
Amazingly generic and somewhat frustrating. PlayStation Parf (7793)
This is a hard but fun game. Windows Xenetreous (25)

Critic Reviews

Mega Score PlayStation Nov, 1997 90 out of 100 90
PC Jeux Windows Dec, 1997 87 out of 100 87
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1998 81 out of 100 81
IGN PlayStation Oct 01, 1997 8 out of 10 80
PC Joker Windows Feb, 1998 75 out of 100 75
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Nov 25, 2006 70 out of 100 70
Meristation PlayStation Mar 15, 1998 7 out of 10 70
Game Freaks 365 SEGA Saturn Jul 07, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Video Games SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 63 out of 100 63
GameSpot PlayStation Oct 24, 1997 5.8 out of 10 58

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Trivia

Bug

Due to a bug in the game, Croc's head was missing in the original UK release on Saturn. There was a yellow piece of paper that was quickly bundled into the games case explaining to the gamer how to solve the problem.

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