It's Mr Pants (Game Boy Advance)

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3.9
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Description

Rare's website mascot, Mr. Pants, stars in his very own video game for the Game Boy Advance. He's prepared hundreds of fiendish puzzles to scramble your brain!

Pieces fall onto the game board with only a limited time to place them. To clear the pieces, players will need to make shapes that are at least a 2x3 rectangle, or bigger rectangles and squares. Three different modes of play are available - Puzzle, Wipeout, and Marathon - and progressing through the puzzles will earn players assorted bizarre underwear-clad artwork.

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It's Mr Pants Game Boy Advance In this puzzle, you need to cut up pieces to make rectangles
It's Mr Pants Game Boy Advance High scores are shown on a very cheery background
It's Mr Pants Game Boy Advance Main menu - select your game mode, or check out other options
It's Mr Pants Game Boy Advance As it gets closer, it will eat up parts of your pieces

Alternate Titles

  • "Donkey Kong Coconut Crackers" -- Development title

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Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 14, 2005 9 out of 10 90
N-Zone Mar 14, 2005 80 out of 100 80
allaboutgames.co.uk May 10, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central 2005 4 out of 5 80
IGN Dec 10, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Deaf Gamers 2004 7 out of 10 70
Planet GameCube May 08, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Dec 08, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
videogamer.com Mar 27, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Mar 03, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66

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Trivia

Development

Mr. Pants replaced Donkey Kong when Rareware left the Nintendo fold during the games original production. Titled Coconut Crackers, the Kong title also had a more 3D appearance to its graphics. When Microsoft picked up the company, and THQ the distribution rights to all Rare GBA titles, Mr. Pants took over, and the 3D design was replaced with a more friendly 2D interface.

Protagonist

Mr. Pants was the mascot of Rare's original website and previously had cameos in Jet Force Gemini and Banjo-Tooie. In Britain, pants means underpants which is why Mr. Pants is just wearing underpants.

Information also contributed by Kartanym
Ben K (23096) added It's Mr Pants (Game Boy Advance) on Jun 05, 2005