Ice Age 2: The Meltdown

Critic Score User Score
Wii
64
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Xbox
69
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PlayStation 2
68
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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.

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Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Scrat! Watch out for those blue monkeys!
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows And make you play bowling with penguins.
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Some animals will help you reach higher grounds.
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Windows Oh my god! He's going to do it. Use the wind currents.

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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UOL Jogos Windows Mar 31, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN GameCube Mar 14, 2006 7.9 out of 10 79
Cheat Code Central GameCube Apr 03, 2006 3.8 out of 5 76
GameSpot GameCube 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
AceGamez Windows May 01, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 2006 70 out of 100 70
Worth Playing Wii Jan 12, 2007 6.7 out of 10 67
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Apr 03, 2006 12 out of 20 60

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