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Released around the same time as the remake (2001 Tim Burton) of the original film (1968 Franklin J. Schaffner), yet follows its own story in that setting. You are Ulysses, a human whose spacecraft crashed on an ape-ruled planet. When you are captured and readied for 'examination' you want to save your skin, and thankfully a merciful ape gives you a chance to do so. As a human you have no tools, only your intelligence and some loincloth to prevent staring eyes. The game is played from a third-person viewpoint, and you can meet certain characters and talk to them to get information. Hand-to-hand combat ensues when you encounter an unfriendly ape, obstacles need to be overcome by thinking and some acrobatics.


Planet of the Apes Windows Watching an ape scientist doing experiments. An eerie scene early on in the game.
Planet of the Apes Windows Main menu
Planet of the Apes Windows Intro - Your ship crash lands on Earth. But something is not right...
Planet of the Apes Windows Dr Zaius deciding your fate.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Plan├Ęte des singes" -- French Title
  • "Planet der Affen" -- German Title
  • "Planeta Malp" -- Polish Title
  • "Planeta dos Macacos" -- Brazilian Title

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GameZone Windows Sep 19, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct 31, 2001 64 out of 100 64
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2001 58 out of 100 58 Windows Oct 17, 2001 57 out of 100 57
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec 08, 2001 56 out of 100 56 Windows Nov 22, 2001 55 out of 100 55 Windows Oct 11, 2001 10 out of 20 50
Game Over Online Windows Oct 15, 2001 45 out of 100 45
Just Adventure Windows Nov, 2001 D 25
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows May, 2002 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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