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Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
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3.5
Zeebo
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4.1
Arcade
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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 SNES USA Title Screen
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja Arcade Title screen
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja Genesis Throwing an arrowhead
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja NES Pre-Title Graphic

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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The Press Says

N-Force SNES Jul, 1992 89 out of 100 89
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis Mar, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Player One SNES Sep, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Jan, 1994 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Genesis Mar, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Video Games SNES Jan, 1992 70 out of 100 70
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 68 out of 100 68
Defunct Games Genesis Jun 28, 2012 B- 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES Apr, 1992 7.5 out of 12 62
HonestGamers SNES Apr 18, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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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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