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Disney's The Jungle Book

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
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4.0
Genesis
81
4.2
DOS
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Description

Based on the famous animated movie, Walt Disney's The Jungle Book is a platform game where you control Mowgli, the boy who was raised by wild animals deep in the jungles. Your goal is to find the human village so you may you join your kin once again.

Mowgli is an athletic individual, and can jump, run, swing on vines or climb them without any problems. Most of the animals he comes upon, however, are inexplicably hostile, so he must defend himself with a variety of thrown weapons, such as bananas and boomerangs.

To complete each level, Mowgli must collect a number of crystals (how many - it depends on the difficulty levels) within a time limit. A compass in the corner of the screen helps him by showing the direction where the nearest crystal is.

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Disney's The Jungle Book Genesis One of those crystals you have to collect
Disney's The Jungle Book DOS Watch out Mowgli!
Disney's The Jungle Book Genesis Mission is clear
Disney's The Jungle Book DOS Beginning of the game

Alternate Titles

  • "Le Livre de la Jungle" -- French title
  • "Il Libro della Giungla" -- Italian title
  • "El Libro De La Selva" -- Spanish title
  • "Disney Das Dschungelbuch" -- German title

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The Press Says

Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Aug, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Game Players Genesis Jul, 1994 89 out of 100 89
High Score Genesis Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Apr 30, 2007 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Joystick (French) DOS Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Joystick (French) Windows Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Jul, 1994 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Genesis Aug 11, 2005 C+ 58

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Trivia

The game was named the Best Genesis Movie to Game Translation of the Year in GameFan's 1994 "Megawards" (Vol 3, Iss. 1)

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