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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.


Disney's The Jungle Book Genesis Hangin' and swingin'
Disney's The Jungle Book Genesis Bagheera, the black panther
Disney's The Jungle Book Windows Mowgli lost one of his lives (Double Size)
Disney's The Jungle Book Windows Reaching checkpoint (Double Size)

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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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Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Aug, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Game Players Genesis Jul, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Play Time Genesis Jul, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun Genesis Jul, 1994 83 out of 100 83
The Video Game Critic Genesis Aug 07, 2015 B+ 83
High Score Genesis Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jan, 1996 79 out of 100 79
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Joystick (French) Windows Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 1995 56 out of 100 56


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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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