Ape Escape Academy (PSP)

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Description

Specter's fed up with losing time and again in his attempts to take over the world. So he's decided to train his army of monkeys! With the finest tutors at Ape Academy, and himself as headmaster, he's sure to whip his students into shape!

Ape Escape Academy sees you taking on the role of one of the cheeky monkeys from the Ape Escape series. Choose your chimp, then prepare to tackle various classes in Academy Mode. Each 'class' is actually a mini-game. Your goal is to complete as many mini-games as possible from the 9x9 grid, and score as many lines as you can (sort of like Noughts and Crosses). Mini-games range from mind-bending quizzes to wacky sports games, to the just plain silly, like protecting a roast banana from oncoming apes, or flying through the sky delivering parachutes to plummeting primates.

As you unlock games in Academy Mode, you can begin to play them in the "Mini-game Collection". Here, you can choose from available mini-games, and play them as you wish to become better at them. Some mini-games also have hidden statues in them - grab these to unlock more monkey profiles in your Showcase. Finally, you can also choose to play Ape Escape Academy against up to three friends as you fight to find out who's the best.

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Ape Escape Academy PSP Main menu
Ape Escape Academy PSP Table shinny mini-game
Ape Escape Academy PSP Bombs catch and toss mini-game
Ape Escape Academy PSP Shot from the intro

Alternate Titles

  • "Ape Academy" -- European/Australian Title

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Critic Reviews

Game Vortex Feb 10, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania.de Oct 19, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Extreme Gamer Jan 31, 2006 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de Aug 31, 2005 65 out of 100 65
IGN Jan 19, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55
PSX Extreme Jan 31, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 30, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Game Revolution Feb 01, 2006 D+ 33
1UP Jan 18, 2006 3 out of 10 30
GameDaily Dec 14, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Ben K (23096) added Ape Escape Academy (PSP) on Sep 17, 2006