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Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
74
3.4
PlayStation 2
73
3.1
Xbox
75
3.5
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Description

Indiana Jones is at it again. This time, he must travel his way through-out Asia to recover an artifact that, according to those who required his assistance, is the most powerful in the world. As usual, Indy isn't the only one who is out to find the treasure, with the Nazi's right on his tail.

Along with a heavy dose of exploration, whip cracking and platform jumping, you will also control Indy through fighting elements against a range of enemies. Hand-to-hand combat and a collection of weapons (from guns to table legs) can be used to defend yourself.

Screenshots

Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb Windows About to get whacked in the face with a piece a wood.
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb Windows Intro
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb Windows Indy
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb Windows Travel through beautiful landscapes

Alternate Titles

  • "法櫃奇兵:王陵再現" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Indiana Jones: המסע אל ארץ הדרקון" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Indiana Jones y la Tumba del emperador" -- Spanish title
  • "Indiana Jones und die Legende der Kaisergruft" -- German title
  • "Indiana Jones et le Tombeau de l'Empereur" -- French title
  • "Indiana Jones e la Tomba dell'Imperatore" -- Italian title
  • "Indiana Jones Be'eretz Hadrakon" -- Israeli title

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User Reviews

Doctor Jones opts for fists over story yet again. Windows RussS (781)
Spot-on Atmosphere, So so Implementation: Great Game! Windows Tom Cross (31)
The Original Tomb Raider Windows Terrence Bosky (5237)
Lame control system. Xbox Gareth Day (9)
"I came here to save you, Dad !"-"Oh yeah, and who will come to save YOU, Junior?" Windows Emmanuel Henne (26)
The best action game EVER created... Windows Daniel Albu (251)

The Press Says

Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Sep 05, 2003 8.7 out of 10 87
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Jul 08, 2003 84 out of 100 84
Next Level Gaming Xbox Jul 08, 2003 84 out of 100 84
ActionTrip Windows Mar 31, 2003 82 out of 100 82
X-Power Xbox May 01, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer Xbox Mar 21, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Windows Apr 03, 2003 68 out of 100 68
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Jan 19, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Games TM Xbox Mar, 2003 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Xbox May 23, 2008 C+ 58

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Trivia

German version

Swastikas, SS runes and iron crosses were removed or replaced in the German version. Other changes are removed Nazi salutes, avoidance of the word "Nazi" in texts or dialogues and in one instance Hermann Göring was translated to General Gering.

References

Leading up to the events featured in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), it's no surprise that there's an off-hand reference to Lao Che, a mention of Willie Scott in the manual, and an important role for Wu Han (the "waiter" in Temple of Doom who makes and early exit).

Voice actor

David Esch, who voiced Indiana Jones in this game, also voiced Han Solo (also played by Harrison Ford in the movies) in Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds.

Information also contributed by Terrence Bosky.

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