Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja

Critic Score User Score
NES
...
3.8
SNES
72
3.9
Game Boy
...
3.6
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Description

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja features the characters Joe and Mac as cavemen ninjas in a multi-level platform area where the player has to jump and club incoming enemies. They can also throw at them from distance using such weapons as boomerangs, bones, fire, flints, electricity and stone wheels. The objective of the game is to rescue a group of girls who were kidnapped by a rival tribe.

Screenshots

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja Amiga Options
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja Zeebo After selecting a course, a little preview is shown. I should expect bees in this next level.
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja NES Big T-rex spits small t-princes.


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Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja Zeebo Stage 5 seems to be a dinosaur burial ground.

Alternate Titles

  • "忍者原人" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Tatakae Genshijin: Joe & Mac" -- Japanese title
  • "Joe & Mac" -- US Console title
  • "Caveman Ninja" -- English Coin-op title

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Critic Reviews

N-Force SNES Jul, 1992 89 out of 100 89
1UP! SNES Jun 05, 2009 82 out of 100 82
Player One SNES Sep, 1992 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Aug, 1993 9 out of 12 75
GamePro (US) Genesis Mar, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Jan, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Video Games Game Boy Jun, 1993 69 out of 100 69
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Arcade Mar, 1991 3 out of 5 60
Video Games NES Jun, 1992 53 out of 100 53

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Trivia

Copy protection

The copy protection for this game (DOS) used the back of the box.

Japanese version

In the Japanese version the intro is not told in text form but as a sequence in which a girl is kidnapped.

SNES version

The Super NES port features an overworld map in order to choose the levels (unlike the arcade/Genesis versions all of them have to be played), which were longer, plus some bonus stages (either in the levels or out in the world map). The final boss is also different and there is only one ending. In the Western version some bosses have additional green colour on them.

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