Kangaroo

Critic Score User Score
Atari 8-bit
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Atari 5200
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2.8
Arcade
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2.9
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Description

Baby Roo has been kidnapped by monkeys, and it's up to Mama Roo to come to the rescue! Your kangaroo starts out at the bottom of the screen. You need to guide the kangaroo up the various ladders and platforms to the top where Baby Roo is being held captive. The monkeys will be trying to stop you by throwing or dropping apples and knocking you off the platforms. Your kangaroo has boxing gloves, however, and can knock out the monkeys with a single punch! Along the way various types of fruit can be collected to earn bonus points.

Screenshots

Kangaroo Arcade Next Screen.
Kangaroo Arcade Intro.
Kangaroo Arcade Jumping platforms.
Kangaroo Atari 5200 Making your way to the top on the second level

Alternate Titles

  • "Canguru" -- Brazilian Title

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User Reviews

Take "Donkey Kong" and make it extraordinarily boring w/ terrible control Atari 2600 MagFram (43)

Critic Reviews

TeleMatch Atari 2600 Sep, 1983 1 out of 6 100
The Video Game Critic Atari 5200 Oct 14, 2000 A- 91
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
The Atari Times Arcade Jun 27, 2007 75 out of 100 75
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Jul 07, 2004 B 75
neXGam Atari 2600 Jun 27, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition Atari 8-bit Dec, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Retroage Atari 2600 Dec 18, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Atari 5200 Dec 10, 2003 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Atari 2600 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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