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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck (Game Gear)

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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 Game Gear Use the trampoline to bounce higher
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Game Gear Flame thrower
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Game Gear Ride the turle over the lava
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Game Gear Use the vines to swing across

Alternate Titles

  • "Chuck Rock 2: Son of Chuck" -- Alternate spelling
  • "チャックロックⅡ" -- Japanese spelling

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GamePro (US) Feb, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Sega Force Dec 09, 1993 89 out of 100 89
Megablast Dec, 1993 82 out of 100 82
neXGam Dec 27, 2009 7.8 out of 10 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 1994 7 out of 10 70


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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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