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Rayman 2: The Great Escape (iPhone)

56
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the iPhone release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.


Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 4.1


The Press Says

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70
AppSafari
Rayman 2: The Great Escape has as much potential back when it was released in the 90’s as it still does now, but unlike the classic, the iPhone version ultimately falls short of expectations.
60
Pocket Gamer UK
Like an elderly man with arthritis, Rayman's platforming adventure is afflicted with stiff controls that prevent enjoyable play.
60
Touch Arcade
Taking these flaws in to account, Rayman 2 is hard to recommend, especially as your first foray in to the Rayman universe. If you are willing to invest the time in to mastering the game's irritating controls, and can work around the ridiculous save system, you will be rewarded with a classic adventure across tons of unique levels that are loaded with oodles of different hidden collectables.
60
TouchGen
Rayman 2 reminds me of Nintendo’s Mario 64 port on DS… a great game and a great system that together just didn’t work. As much as I love Rayman 2, I feel that the 2D Rayman adventures would have been better suited to iPhone and iPod Touch, in the same way that New Super Mario Brothers is a better fit on DS. Until they can fix these frustrating problems then, it’s a case of thanks Gameloft, but no thanks!
60
App Spy
With the lack of decent 3D platformers on the iphone, it's good to see Rayman being ported over. If only the controls were better.
55
IGN
Bringing Rayman 2 to a new audience is commendable. And 3D platformers can work on iPhone. But this one doesn't do so well. There are some who seem more adept than others at controlling games with a virtual analog stick. These folks may have an easier time of it -- but I doubt they will find Rayman 2 as enjoyable as if they had played it on the N64 or Dreamcast. If these types of control schemes drive you nuts on iPhone, then you clearly should stay away from Rayman 2.
50
Slide to Play
It's an old game on a device that doesn't suit it, but could be worth playing if you're willing to struggle through its shortcomings. We say buy with caution, because like Rayman himself, this game is dangerously close to falling off into a "1 out of 4" pit.
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AppGamer.net
We love 90’s games here at AppGamer, but there’s nothing we like seeing more on iPhone than a freshly approached game that feels like it was truly built for the device. Rayman 2 the Great Escape should stay on platforms akin to those for which it was intended, because this is essentially locking it back up behind bars to reminisce about sitting on the floor in front of the TV with a joypad in its magical floating hands.