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Ice Age 2: The Meltdown

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
70
3.3
PlayStation 2
68
4.3
Xbox
69
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Description

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown is loosely based on the movie of the same name. The game takes place in prehistory - you play as Scrat, the hapless (but not totally helpless!) proto-squirrel, helping your friends escape the coming of a huge flood.

The WASD keys move you forward and back, left and right, and the mouse controls camera movement and some actions. Scrat has a few special moves as well, such as sniff, his spin attack, a double jump, a ground stomp (useful for breaking ice) and a roll attack. Much of the game consists of hunting down acorns and other special nuts for health renewal or for unlocking bonuses. There are a few mini-games within the game - you can play as Sid, zipping along an ice slide while avoiding obstacles; there's also penguin-bowling and a mini-game where you "shoot" at monkeys to regain a walnut that was whisked out from under your nose.

Screenshots

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Oh my god! He's going to do it. Use the wind currents.
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Which bat holds the nut?
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Title screen
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Chasing Condor chickens.

Alternate Titles

  • "Ледниковый период 2: Глобальное потепление" -- Russian spelling
  • "L'Age De Glace 2" -- French title
  • "Ice Age 2: Jetzt taut's" -- German title
  • "Ice Age 2: Jäätikkö Sulaa" -- Finnish title
  • "Ice Age 2: El Deshielo" -- Spanish title
  • "Ice Age 2: Az Olvadás" -- Hungarian title
  • "Epoka Lodowcowa 2: Odwilż" -- Polish title
  • "Doba ledová 2: Obleva" -- Czech title
  • "A Era do Gelo 2" -- Brazilian title

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The Press Says

Cheat Code Central GameCube Apr 03, 2006 3.8 out of 5 76
GameSpot Xbox Mar 31, 2006 7.3 out of 10 73
GameZone GameCube Apr 04, 2006 7.2 out of 10 72
AceGamez GameCube 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameDaily Xbox Mar 22, 2006 7 out of 10 70
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 2006 70 out of 100 70
AceGamez Windows May 01, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GamesFirst! Xbox Apr 03, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 06, 2006 12 out of 20 60
Jeuxvideo.com Wii Dec 22, 2006 12 out of 20 60

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