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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 Amiga Loading screen.
Prehistorik Amstrad CPC It's dead, now pick it up
Prehistorik DOS Title
Prehistorik Amstrad CPC Title screen

Promo Images

Prehistorik Screenshot
Prehistorik Screenshot
Prehistorik Screenshot
Prehistorik Screenshot

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User Reviews

Colourful post-mario platformer with several fun reducing features DOS Roedie (5253)
Totally brilliant. Amiga Tomer Gabel (4642)
Highly entertaining DOS Gothicgene (83)

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1991 9.2 out of 12 77
Play Time Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Power Amiga Jul, 1991 73 out of 100 73
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
The One for ST Games Atari ST Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Play Time DOS Jul, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1993 55 out of 100 55
ST Format Atari ST Apr, 1993 44 out of 100 44
Power Play DOS Aug, 1991 42 out of 100 42

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Contributed to by Kabushi (206590), Martin Smith (66812), Terok Nor (26546), Tomer Gabel (4642) and MAT (184905)