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Rayman 2: The Great Escape (Nintendo 64)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Case - PlayStation 2 (UK):

    "Rayman... nothing is left of our world... The pirates have reduced it to a sinister and dangerous land of fear... we are fast losing strength, Rayman... Rayman, regain your powers and save us... please, before it's too late..."

    • 25 worlds full of fast paced action.

    • A revolution in non-linear gaming, with gameplay becoming progressively more difficult.

    • 3 multi-player maps: Flying simulation with Ly and Rayman, Globox football and Globox village.

    • Experience Rayman's new powers; double shot capability, ultra-fast upward flight, rock climbing, rain dance mask, lums radar and of course he flies, swims, runs and shoots!

    • Perfect, precise controls for rapid response playability.

    • Over 230 animated characters.

    • Exclusive bonus levels.

    Contributed by TechSmurfy (832) on Apr 13, 2012.

Back of Case - DS (US):

    Pirate Panic

    • Help Rayman rescue his friends and resist the pirate invaders.
    • Explore waterfalls, deep sea caves, and more in 45 diverse and detailed environments.
    • Track Rayman's health and stats on the bottom screen of your Nintendo DS™.

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Jun 13, 2007.

www.nintendo.com – Nintendo DS:
    Rayman is the MAN on Nintendo DS!

    Even with no arms and no legs, Rayman is one of the most recognizable videogame characters around the world. The fearless and friendly Rayman heroically arrives on the Nintendo DS to defeat the pirate terror that has enslaved his world.

    Players will assume the role of Rayman and travel through magical worlds with surreal landscapes and gorgeous eye-popping 3D graphics.

    The Rayman series is well known for its diverse gameplay. In Rayman DS, the limbless hero can run, jump, ski, swim and fly with his helicopter hair. Rayman can also tame objects and devices in his world to surf on lava, ride whirlwinds and fly on a rocket.

    Key Features:

    • Race and battle through 45 intricately designed areas.
    • Explore waterfalls, deep sea caves, and pirate hideouts rendered in rich 3D.
    • Monitor your progress, track your lums, and keep an eye on Rayman's health on the interactive bottom screen of your DS.

    Look for more on Rayman DS soon!

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (54455) on Oct 21, 2005.

Advertisement on Back of Manual for Rocket: Robot on Wheels:
    Available Now!

    Enter a massive 3-D action adventure of amazing beauty and challenge. The pirate terror has enslaved the world and only Rayman's speed, agility, and magical powers can save all.

    "...the most detailed and lush game on the N64 ever." -EGM

    Race and battle across 45 intricately designed areas.

    Run, jump, ski, swim, climb, slide, swing, and even fly with your hair helicopter style!

    Fly a rocket, ride the whirlwind, surf a lava flow, battle the ice and fire giants and more!

    Rendered in rich 3-D and hand drawn graphics with lighting effects.

    Contributed by Kalrac (394) on Dec 25, 2004.

Back of Box - Nintendo 64 (US):
    Enter a massive 3-D action adventure of amazing beauty and challenge. The pirate terror has enslaved the world and only Rayman's speed, agility, and magical powers can save all.

    Race and battle across 45 intricately designed areas -- rainforests, jungles, narrow canyon passes, even into the mighty pirate ship itself.

    Run, jump, ski, swim, climb, slide, swing, and fly with your hair helicopter-style!

    Fly a rocket, ride the whirlwind, surf a lava flow, battle the ice and fire giants and more!

    Waterfalls, undersea caves, pirate hideaways, and more, rendered in rich 3-D and hand drawn graphics with lighting effects.

    3-D animated story sequences play seamlessly throughout the game.

    Contributed by Kalrac (394) on Dec 25, 2004.

Back of Case - PlayStation 2:

    THE POWER OF RAYMAN MEETS THE POWER OF PLAYSTATION 2

    computer entertainment system

    Let the Revolution begin!

    Revolutionary Rayman:
    unlock Rayman's powers to Rock Climb, Rain Dance, Rapid Fire, get Lums Radar, and perform other wild moves.

    Revolutionary Combat:
    Rumble with up to 8 enemies simultaneously -- all new legions of malevolent Robo-Pirates await.

    Revolutionary Universe:
    Blast through gorgeous free-roaming levels laden with secret portals and diabolical machines.

    Revolutionary Maps:
    Compete with 3 feverishly addictive multiplayer mini-games and blaze through 2 exclusive bonus levels.

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69757) on Nov 21, 2002.

Back of the box:
    Have you met Rayman, the humorous super hero with the fastest pace and the coolest actions?

    Well he's back!

    All rested up from his past adventures, Rayman is ready for action in a new dimension!

    Ruthless pirates have invaded the Glades of Dreams to capture and enslave Rayman's friends. Will he save them? Only you can find out.

    Your mission:

    To free Rayman's friends and reap the reward of their magical powers, defeat barbarous pirates and gather the 4 masks of Polokus.

    Send shock waves through your senses as you run, jump, fly, water-ski and puzzle you way through 20 fantastical worlds, ground-breaking graphics and more than 40 hours of sheer fun and exhiliration.

    * Top notch gameplay, real-time 3D, suspense, breakneck action and stunts!

    * Deal with dangerous environments from huge precipices and unstable pontoons to infected swamps, defeat villainous enemies and complete your missions.

    * An extremely talented hero who has a whole host of actions: jump, swim, loop the loop, water-ski, scramble between two vertical walls, use his hair as a helicopter and more!

    * Groundbreaking cinematic sequences add to the players clarity and enjoyment

    Contributed by Kic'N (4240) on Apr 10, 2001.