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Rayman Arena

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
69
3.2
Windows
67
3.5
Xbox
47
3.3
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Description

This is the first multiplayer game in the Rayman series. It's no jump and run as the other Rayman franchises were - here, you race against your friend or battle him in the arena. These battles are of course child-friendly - you must collect five glowing spheres before the other player does.

Go at it in mind-bending races courses, or square off head to head in the battle arena. Use your speed in 12 race courses where you must take risks, use tricks, and trip up your opponents as you run, slide, climb, and helicopter for the checkered flag. You can freeze the other player for a few seconds by shooting him with an ice beam.

For these battles, 12 different maps are included. Knockout your opponent with power-ups, traps, and special ammo, and four-player action - splitscreen on consoles, over the internet on PC.

You can unlock rewards such as bonus levels, additional modes, character skins, and new characters by beating the best times and highest scores.

Screenshots

Rayman Arena PlayStation 2 Racing Through The Waterfalls
Rayman Arena PlayStation 2 Rayman Arena Title Screen
Rayman Arena PlayStation 2 The Starting Line
Rayman Arena Windows Opponent wins (battle mode)

Alternate Titles

  • "Rayman M" -- UK/German title
  • "M ריימן" -- Hebrew spelling

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User Reviews

I tried to like it, I really did! Windows ThE oNe (178)

The Press Says

PGNx Media PlayStation 2 Oct 23, 2002 9 out of 10 90
videospiele.com PlayStation 2 Jan 04, 2002 82 out of 100 82
4Players.de Windows Jan 10, 2002 74 out of 100 74
XBox Solution (XBS) Xbox Oct 28, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Sep 25, 2002 3.5 out of 5 70
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 03, 2002 61 out of 100 61
Game Chronicles Xbox Dec 05, 2002 4.1 out of 10 41
Super Play PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 4 out of 10 40
IGN Xbox Oct 14, 2002 3.8 out of 10 38
Game Revolution GameCube Oct, 2002 D+ 33

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Trivia

Rayman Arena was originally going to be sold worldwide as Rayman M, until Ubi Soft realized that M usually stands for "Mature", so they changed the title for some regions.
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