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Rayman (Game Boy Color)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.2
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5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

www.nintendo.com – Game Boy Color:
    After a critically acclaimed outing on Nintendo 64, do you think Ubi Soft would let their charismatic champion take a breather? Not with Mr. Dark on caging up a gang of Rayman's closest pals. It's up to you to help Rayman rescue his friends in a beautiful platformer that lives up to the high standards set by Rayman 2 for N64.

    Even though Rayman isn't blessed with arms or legs, his animation is excellent. Our hero runs, jumps and climbs through beautiful environments with fluid motion. As Rayman works his way through the game's 30 stages, he travels through a wide variety of colorful settings.

    The action in Rayman is solid platform fare, with both vertically and horizontally scrolling stages. The play control is precise, but you'll likely lose quite a few lives trying to overcome the wicked challenges that Ubi Soft has created.

    When the game begins, Rayman is able to use his patented Fist-Throw to eliminate enemies and punch platforms into motion. As he completes stages, he earns new powers like Helico Magic and a grappling ability. To completely conquer the game, players must backtrack and re-explore early levels with a powered-up Rayman.

    Backed by a password save feature, Rayman is a challenging game that builds on the glowing reputation of Ubi Soft's growing franchise.

    Rayman is compatible only with Game Boy Color.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (53668) on Jun 17, 2005.

Back of Box - Game Boy Color:
    Based On The Million-Selling Smash Hit!

    Rayman's world is invaded by the evil Mr. Dark, who captures the Toons, the lights of the universe. Darkness fills the earth and wicked monsters spawn everywhere. Rayman must race and battle across 9 worlds and 30 levels to free his friends, destroy Mr. Dark and restore harmony to the world.

  • Exclusive new bonus level and world map
  • Acummulate amazing skills- run, jump, fly with helicopter hair, punch and grab with magic fist
  • Break 38 cages to free the Toons
  • Battle 20 different unique enemies

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Aug 11, 2002.