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Planet of the Apes (Game Boy Advance)

Planet of the Apes Game Boy Advance Title Screen

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Description

Based on the series of 1960's movies that starred legendary actors such as Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowell, the player takes control of a deep space astronaut by the name of Ulysses who crash lands on Earth after 200 years in space and awakens to discover that apes have become the dominant species and has nearly wiped out the human race. Joining with a group of survivors, the player must make their way to the heart of the Ape Empire and stop General Ursus, who is planning a final attack on mankind.

The gameplay is a side-scrolling action game, similar to Prince of Persia, having the player avoid various traps and pitfalls by jumping and climbing. They must also avoid various enemies including armed apes that will try to stop the player at all costs, but the player has weapons of there own. The player will start out with a knife and eventually will upgrade to a pistol and a shotgun.

There are 13 levels in all, with the story being told through still picture cut scenes that are modeled after the films. There is also a password feature for players to pick up and play at their leisure.

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Planet of the Apes Game Boy Advance Main Menu
Planet of the Apes Game Boy Advance Taking on a snake with a knife
Planet of the Apes Game Boy Advance Start of a new game
Planet of the Apes Game Boy Advance Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Planète des Singes" -- French title

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The Press Says

GameZone Dec 14, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 27, 2001 14 out of 20 70
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
GamersMark Feb 20, 2002 6 out of 10 60
IGN Dec 14, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Gaming Target Apr 23, 2002 5.9 out of 10 59
Game Vortex 2001 55 out of 100 55
All Game Guide 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Nintendojo 2001 3.9 out of 10 39

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Big John WV (25282) added Planet of the Apes (Game Boy Advance) on May 09, 2009