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New Adventure Island

MobyRank MobyScore
PSP
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5.0
Wii
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3.7
PlayStation 3
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5.0

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
PlayStation 3 1 5.0
PSP 1 5.0
TurboGrafx-16 9 3.7
Wii 3 3.7
Combined MobyScore 14 3.9


The Press Says

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90
WiiNintendo Life
It would be easy to sit here and rave about the smooth play control, the vibrant visuals, and the outstanding soundtrack all day, but what makes New Adventure Island such a treat is that, at its core, it's just an absolute blast to play. It has a well-balanced difficulty curve that gradually progresses, and it has a simple enough control system to make the game challenging without being overly complicated. New Adventure Island is the type of game that will remind you why you love video games in the first place and a game that proves that sometimes less is more. It's hands down one the best Turbografx-16 Virtual Console releases and a game you'll find yourself coming back to time and time again.
85
TurboGrafx-16Player One
Hudson réussit, avec New Adventure Island, un très bon jeu de plates-formes. Bon d'accord, l'originalité n'est pas vraiment au rendez-vous. Mais tous les éléments de la réussite sont ici réunis et on ne peut qu'apprécier le résultat final. Les graphismes sont simples, quelquefois un peu trop dépouillés, mais toujours de grande qualité, les musiques sont très sympathiques, des scrollings différentiels animent les décors... Bref, c'est du déjà vu mais réalisé avec un tel talent qu'on ne peut qu'apprécier. La difficulté est assez élevée pour résister même aux plus doués. No problem, les adeptes peuvent y aller.
80
TurboGrafx-16GamePro (US)
What's new over at Adventure Island? From the looks of the Turbo version, not too much - but that's not necessarily a bad thing. New Island's no Caribbean resort, but the minor refurbishments should satisfy Master Higgins fans.
78
WiiThe Review Busters
New Adventure Island is worth the price on the Virtual Console. There might be betters game on there right now, but this game is one of the best to pick from in the TurboGrafx-16 section. If you compare this Adventure Island to the original Nintendo one you will notice huge differences, mainly with the graphics. The controls are perfect and the game play will have you hooked whenever you fire up your Wii to play any sort of game. I would defiantly recommend buying this, I find myself playing this game over most of the Wii games out right now. Best part New Adventure Island is much cheaper.
72
TurboGrafx-16GameFan Magazine
Adventure Island is your typical run & jump action style game. While I can't really bag on this title, I found it pretty much average all around. It's nice to see on the Turbo, but I'd like to see a little more originality...so-so.
60
WiiEurogamer.de
New Adventure Island ist ein niedliches Jump and Run unter reichlich Zeitdruck. Master Higgins muss seine graduell sinkende Lebensenergie durch das Aufsammeln von Obst davor bewahren, auf den Nullpunkt zu sinken und es gleichzeitig vermeiden, menschenfressenden Schnecken und Schlangen als Mittagessen zu dienen. Der Wonderboy-Verwandte macht mit kräftigen Farben und großen Sprites noch immer eine gute Figur, reißt spielerisch – gerade für sein relativ junges Alter – aber nicht unbedingt Bäume aus. Die Marios, Ristars und Kirby‘s der Virtual Console stellen eine lohnenswertere Investition dar, als dieser solide, aber unspektakuläre Hüpfer.