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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is based on the animated movie of the same name. The story has the basic premise that Sid gets kidnapped by dinosaurs and his friends need to save him. During the course of the game the player takes control over six characters - most of them vary notably regarding gameplay.

Most of the time is spent in a 3rd person platformer where the player controls his character while jumping over gaps, avoiding enemies and collecting items. Depending on the character the player has different attacks at his disposal. There are also numerous levels with are basically mini games, e.g. a classic 2D platforming section, a side-scrolling shooter, balancing on a snowball or dogfights while riding a pterodactyl.


Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Windows A regular platforming level (demo version)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Windows Balancing on a snowball (demo version)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Windows Running away from a dinosaur (demo version)

Alternate Titles

  • "Ледниковый период 3 Эра динозавров" -- Russian spelling
  • "L'Age de Glace 3: Le Temps des Dinosaures" -- French title
  • "Ice Age 3: Die Dinosaurier sind los" -- German title

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The Press Says

NintendoWorldReport Wii Aug 16, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Game Vortex Wii 2009 88 out of 100 88
PGNx Media PlayStation 2 Jul 03, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Aug 05, 2009 7.9 out of 10 79
Xbox360Achievements Xbox 360 Jul 31, 2009 77 out of 100 77
PSX Extreme PlayStation 3 Jul 24, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Games Master PlayStation 3 Jul 14, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation 2 Jul 03, 2009 6.7 out of 10 67
Onlinewelten.de PlayStation 2 Jul 15, 2009 65 out of 100 65
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 3 Jul 10, 2009 13 out of 20 65


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