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Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures

MobyRank MobyScore
SNES
79
3.9
Wii
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Description

Indiana Jones gets the Super Star Wars treatment for SNES. The title consists of platform levels from the first three Indy films: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom, and Last Crusade. Players get to use Indy's trademark whip, as well as guns, grenades, and his fists to get through the game.

Indiana Jones Greatest Adventures also features special levels such as running from the giant boulder (Raiders), the Mine Cart chase (Temple of Doom), flying a biplane (Last Crusade), and fighting a Nazi commander on a tank heading off a cliff (Last Crusade).

The game is highlighted by selections from the John Williams score, and includes sound effects, digitized speech, and image captures during cutscenes.

Screenshots

Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures SNES Shanghai - In this stage you have to avoid the crosshairs
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures SNES Deadly trap
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures SNES Cairo
Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventures SNES One of several 3D-Levels

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The Press Says

Just Games Retro SNES Jun 29, 2008 92 out of 100 92
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Dec, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Game Players SNES Nov, 1994 84 out of 100 84
IGN Wii Nov 24, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Lens of Truth SNES May 13, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Wii Sep 02, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Mag'64 Wii Jul 29, 2010 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com SNES Sep 02, 2011 15 out of 20 75
1UP! SNES Jul 27, 2006 70 out of 100 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Jan, 1995 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Just like the Super Star Wars series of games for the SNES, this game was developed by JVC Musical Industries, Inc. who apparently re-used some of the graphical content from the Star Wars games for this Indiana Jones platformer. This is especially evident when comparing the character animations of Han Solo with Indiana Jones. Note how Han's/Indy's animations for jumping and firing look very much alike in terms of pose: Indy firing his pistol looks just like Han Solo with his blaster except they wear different clothes. Given the fact both characters were played by Harrison Ford and his video game representations would thus look alike, re-using the animations does seem efficient.

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