DescriptionGlobox, a friend of Rayman, has placed the world into a deadly possibility. By eating Andre, the Lord of the Dark Lums, Globox has enraged the Hoodlums, who plan to take back their master no matter what the cost to the world around them. It's up to Rayman to save the day and find a cure to rid the Dark Lord from Globox.
Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc is a 3D third-person platform game. Rayman, the main hero, jumps and punches his way through numerous colorful levels, with Globox (and Andre inside him) tagging along and occasionally commenting on the goings-on. Rayman's main weapon is his fist; he can use it to shoot projectiles at the attacking Hoodlums and other foes, and the projectiles are more powerful when the fist is charged by holding down the "shoot" button.
The game is divided into several worlds, each divided into a couple of levels; the game is saved automatically after each level. In between the worlds, the player has to complete a mini-game where he has to surf along light-beams in a psychedelic environment.
Rayman can also come across power-ups which temporarily give him a special power: the green power-up allows him to shoot tornadoes, the blue power-up gives him the ability to use a grappling hook, the yellow power-up allows him to fly for a short while, the orange power-up allows him to shoot precisely guided missiles and the red power-up grants him a very powerful fist that can bash doors. These power-ups are always necessary to defeat an enemy or a boss, or to get to the next part of the level.
Rayman can find and free the Teensies locked in cages throughout the level; the freed Teensies will express their gratitude by opening up the next part of the map or by summoning some bonuses to collect. Each six Teensies freed increases Rayman's health bar.
There are numerous bonuses hidden throughout the levels; completing the levels with lots of score will unlock humorous animations and mini-games.
The Game Boy Advance Rayman 3 links to the Gamecube through the link port, allowing you to play exclusive mini-games on both systems, and download new levels to the GBA.
The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are straight ports of the original game with HD textures and a smooth framerate. They also add nine short mini-games.
- "雷曼3：头巾卢姆浩劫" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "ריימן 3: מהפכת המגה-לומים" -- Hebrew spelling
- "Rayman 3: Hoodlumská hrozba" -- Czech title
- "Rayman 3 HD" -- Xbox 360 / PS3 title
Part of the Following Groups
- Game Feature: FMV/Cutscene Player
- Nintendo Player's Choice releases
- PlayStation 2 Platinum Range releases
- Rayman series
There are no reviews for the GameCube release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
|Officiel Nintendo Magazine||Feb, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Feb 21, 2003||18 out of 20||90|
|N-Zone||Mar 25, 2003||89 out of 100||89|
|64 Power / big.N / N Games||Jan, 2003||88 out of 100||88|
|Gamesmania.de||Feb 24, 2003||85 out of 100||85|
|GameSpot||Mar 10, 2003||8.1 out of 10||81|
|Gamereactor (Sweden)||May 08, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|GamePro (US)||Mar 05, 2003||3.5 out of 5||70|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Feb 25, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpy||Mar 23, 2003||68 out of 100||68|
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|About the N-Game game||3||Alaka (49140)
Mar 30, 2013
IntroGroove Armada provide introduction music to the opening FMV sequence of Rayman 3.
LevelsThe summit beyond the clouds was originally going to be a stage in the very first Rayman game. Information also contributed by Arejarn
Related Web Sites
- Official Webpage (Mac) (The official product page for the Mac version of Rayman 3 on the publisher's website, which provides trailers, an overview of the worlds and special powers with the game, desktop wallpapers, a demo, and purchasing information, among other such details.)
- Rayman 3 (Official website)
- Ray of Funkiness (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Hoodlum Havoc (January, 2004).)
- Wikipedia: Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc (Information about Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc at Wikipedia)