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Prehistorik

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
62
3.5
CDTV
...
...
Android
...
4.0
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Description

Prehistorik is a side-view platform game with a superficial similarity to Chuck Rock. You control a neanderthal who must march through hostile pre-historic environments seeking food and keeping himself safe. Some food can be found in caves, but it mainly exists in living animal forms.

These include fire-breathing Pyro-Tax dragons, the Turtosaurus, and the Bad Bat. Each of these must be clubbed to death, some taking up to 5 hits, and then walked over. Some other enemies are indestructible, with the monkeys who throw coconuts at you particularly fiendish.

You will have to complete the level within the time limit, and avoid contact with these foes. However, bombs and improved weapons can be collected, as can extra lives, time bonuses and an improved jump.

Screenshots

Prehistorik DOS The first boss fight; hit the big guy's toes while the little dinos try to kill you
Prehistorik DOS Underwater
Prehistorik DOS The traditional lava-cave level (level 7)
Prehistorik Amstrad CPC Game start

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User Reviews

Colourful post-mario platformer with several fun reducing features DOS Roedie (5224)
Totally brilliant. Amiga Tomer Gabel (4364)
Highly entertaining DOS Gothicgene (83)

The Press Says

Amiga Action Amiga Aug, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Aug, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Aug, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1991 9.2 out of 12 77
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Interface Amiga 1991 69 out of 100 69
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1991 68 out of 100 68
The DOS Spirit DOS Sep 05, 2006 3 out of 6 50
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1991 42 out of 100 42

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Contributed to by Kabushi (131769), Martin Smith (63058), Terok Nor (19543), Tomer Gabel (4364) and コナン (90832)