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Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
81
3.9
Jaguar
71
3.8
Wii
...
5.0
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Description

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a side-scrolling action game in which you play adventurer Pitfall Harry Jr in search of his father Pitfall Harry. You battle your way through the Mayan jungles, waterfalls, deserted mines and can bungee jump and boomerang your way to safety. There are 13 levels and the action is fast and gripping. You will need to be attentive—and quick. Or prepare to die.

Screenshots

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure SNES Tough: going against two Jaguars at once
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Genesis Killed by a white flying creature
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure SNES When you see these scorpions...
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure Windows Racing Through the Mines

Alternate Titles

  • "Pitfall: Maya no Daibōken" -- Japanese SNES title
  • "Pitfall: Das Maya-Abenteuer" -- German title

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User Reviews

Well produced but a tad generic. Windows Zovni (9355)

The Press Says

GamePro (US) SEGA CD Mar, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Consoles Plus Game Boy Advance Oct, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Joystick (French) Windows Oct, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1994 1.75 out of 6 85
Entertainment Weekly SNES Dec 09, 1994 B+ 83
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Jul 26, 2009 7 out of 10 70
1UP! SNES Nov 03, 2004 69 out of 100 69
Gamezone (Germany) Game Boy Advance Sep 12, 2001 6.8 out of 10 68
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Advance Dec 01, 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
4Players.de Game Boy Advance Oct 11, 2001 49 out of 100 49

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Trivia

Ending (Spoiler!)

When Pitfall Harry Jr. finally finds his father, at the end of the game, the surprise is to see that ol' dad Pitfall Harry is shown in all his 8-bit glory, standing out of the standard 16-bit graphics of the game.

Hidden game

There's a cheatcode (see tips & tricks section) that lets you play the original Pitfall!.

Technology

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure utilized the initial release of DirectX and was one of the first PC games to be released as a native Windows 95 executable.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1996 – Best Dexterity Game in 1995
  • VideoGames Magazine
    • March 1995 - Best CD Music
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