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Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! (GameCube)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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In this game the player controls a cricket named Zapper on a mission to save his brother. The protagonist will have to pass through six worlds divided into 20 levels, each with hazards to avoid and eggs to capture, meeting both friends and enemies that help and hinder his progress towards a diabolical nest-building magpie named Maggie. Zapper can move in four directions, climb vertical surfaces like trees and walls, and zap opponents with his electric antennae.


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There are 33 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

  • "Zapper: Le Criquet Ravageur" -- French title
  • "Zapper: Eine Total Durchgeknallte Grille!" -- German title
  • "Zapper: De ondeugende krekel" -- Dutch title
  • "Zapper" -- Game Boy Advance title

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The Press Says

PGNx Media Jan 20, 2003 8.9 out of 10 89
Armchair Empire, The Jan 25, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Game Vortex Jan, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Nov 30, 2002 7.1 out of 10 71 Mar 20, 2003 65 out of 100 65
Gaming Target Jan 09, 2003 6 out of 10 60 Mar 20, 2003 11 out of 20 55
IGN Feb 06, 2003 4.5 out of 10 45
Nintendojo Dec, 2002 4 out of 10 40
neXGam 2003 3.2 out of 10 32


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Dutch kids who bought a McDonald's Happy Meal somewhere during Spring 2003 found a CD with a demo version of Zapper inside the basket.
POMAH (34147) added Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! (GameCube) on Nov 08, 2002
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (34147) and Parf (7314)