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Kao the Kangaroo Round 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
62
4.1
GameCube
66
3.4
Xbox
59
3.3
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Description

Kao the Kangaroo Round 2 is a third-person perspective platform game about a young, cute, yellow kangaroo, who saves animals from the hands of the evil Hunter and his equally evil colleagues. In order to bribe the guard and get aboard Hunter's ship, Kao must collect lots of coins scattered throughout the game. The main character can fight with his boxing gloves and can throw lethal boomerangs.

The game consists of 25 levels in 5 different worlds. Playing through the levels, the player must jump over platforms, make difficult leaps, and fight about 30 different types of enemies, free captured friends and solve many puzzles. Occasionally Kao will get to ride a vehicle like a barrel or a snowmobile.

Kao can also find purple crystals, which can be spent to buy minigames to play. There are also stars - collecting 50 of them will upgrade one of Kao's abilities, e.g. giving him the ability to stomp on the ground to defeat enemies around him. A rarely encountered item is a winged helmet, which, when grabbed, allows Kao to fly for a short while.

Screenshots

Kao the Kangaroo Round 2 Windows Locked door
Kao the Kangaroo Round 2 Windows Crazy Penguins incoming
Kao the Kangaroo Round 2 Windows Bad pirate
Kao the Kangaroo Round 2 Windows Kill him :)

Alternate Titles

  • "Kao 2" -- Informal title
  • "Kangurek Kao: Runda 2" -- Polish title

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The Press Says

IC-Games Xbox Mar 13, 2005 83 out of 100 83
Komputer Świat GRY Windows Feb, 2004 4.64 out of 6 77
GameZone GameCube May 03, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov 16, 2004 63 out of 100 63
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Apr 27, 2006 6.1 out of 10 61
GameSpot GameCube Apr 27, 2006 6.1 out of 10 61
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Feb 01, 2005 12 out of 20 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2004 60 out of 100 60
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Feb 03, 2005 12 out of 20 60
IGN PlayStation 2 May 30, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55

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Related Web Sites

  • KAO2 (Official website)
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