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Rayman Raving Rabbids

MobyRank MobyScore
Wii
77
3.7
Macintosh
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3.3
PlayStation 2
69
3.3

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Platform Votes Score
Macintosh 3 3.3
PlayStation 2 3 3.3
Wii 22 3.7
Windows 8 3.3
Xbox 360 3 3.1
Combined MobyScore 39 3.5


The Press Says

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WiiAtomic Gamer
When Nintendo first started touting the Wii as a console that really redefines how you have fun playing video games, I think that at least at the start, what they were envisioning was exactly what Rayman Raving Rabbids delivers. We'll see how that is evolved and tuned even further as the Wii matures, but this is definitely one of the best games to launch with the system. Even if there aren't any kids in your household, you owe it to yourself to pick this one up if you've got a Wii.
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WiiGaming Target
Players who are planning on making this game the centerpiece to their multiplayer party gatherings should be aware that, with some exceptions, most of the multiplayer games in Rayman consist of taking turns to see who gets the highest score rather than simultaneous group action.
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WiiCheat Code Central
Rayman Raving Rabbids is an excellent beginning for the Wii. The game is almost fully realized although it suffers from some repetition, but that gives it room for improvement. I will patiently be awaiting Rayman Raving Rabbids 2.
86
WiiGame Freaks 365
Rayman Raving Rabbids, out of all of the Nintendo Wii launch titles, is the funniest and most obscure. Though the thrills won’t last forever, the laughs will. Every time one of those Rabbids lets out a scream, I still laugh. I’d love to see Ubisoft flesh out these little guys, and I’d be completely happy with a full-featured shooter, warthog racer, or rhythm-based game starring them. Rayman Raving Rabbids should have a spot in your Wii collection with Legend of Zelda and some of the other great Wii launch titles.
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PlayStation 2Softpedia
Rayman Raving Rabbids is a blast after a period of no good platforming games. Its original approach, the many minigames and the whole fun idea makes it one of the best, if not the king of the famous series. Ubisoft made it again and I'll surely be the one to play the next Rayman, when it comes out. They'd better keep those rabid bunnies, because they rock hard!
85
WiiArmchair Empire, The
Lowbrow humor aside, Raving Rabbids still succeeds in being a far more compelling party game than a lot of its competition on the Wii. With 70 mini-games, each with a lot of thought poured into it, there is plenty here to keep gamers, and even non-gamers interested for a very long time.
85
WiiN-Zone
Neben Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz sind die kreischenden Möhrenschlemmer mein ganz persönlicher Party-Favorit. Die 75 Minispiele sind in geselliger Runde der absolute Spaßbringer und wer als Solozocker das Abenteuer durch hat, erhält mit den Decathlons, Triathlons und Pentathlons neue Herausforderungen.
85
WindowsPC Powerplay
Schon die vielen Trailer zu Raving Rabbids haben mich auf die Hasen scharf gemacht - und für mich sind sie unbestritten die genialsten Gegner überhaupt. Sie sind total putzig, haben eine geniale Mimik und schreien immer so lustig. Probleme habe ich mit der mitunter schwammigen Steuerung; man merkt, dass die Spiele hauptsächlich für die Wii-Konsole ausgelegtt sind. Außerdem fände ich es klasse, wenn ich alle Solospieler-Minispiele auch im Mehrspielermodus spielen könnte.
85
WiiFOK!games
Rayman Raving Rabbids is een fantastisch spel en een ontzettend leuke partygame. De singleplayer biedt genoeg lol en leert je de spellen alvast kennen (het verhaal doet er natuurlijk niet toe en is niet bijster sterk), maar in de score mode zul je onwijs veel plezier hebben met de 75 minigames. Dit is ook één van de weinige spellen die je met z'n vieren kan spelen, en de ervaring is het meer dan waard! De graphics zijn netjes, de muziek is leuk, grappig, en de liedjes voor de danslevels zijn fantastisch. Kortom: iedereen die een Wii heeft of binnenkort zal hebben, en een leuke multiplayergame zoekt: je hebt hem gevonden. Pas op voor rondvliegende wc-ontstoppers!
84
WiiGameZone
Wii owners might be breaking the bank with so many must-play titles available, but don’t let that prevent you from playing this mini-game masterpiece. Whoever thought the word “masterpiece” could ever be in the same sentence as “mini-game”?
84
WiieToychest
It is an unfortunate note that the game doesn’t support progressive scan, that some of the later minigames are either not as fun or simply rehashes of others, and that the ending is rather tame, but these are really minor issues when considering this game's overall value. Anyone who puts a few minutes with Rayman will have a hard time walking away without having smiled or laughed, and given that the bulk of the gameplay is so incredibly infectious simply adds up to one of the best launch offerings for the Wii.
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Windows7Wolf Magazine
И вот что удивительно: как бы мы не ругали четвертую часть Реймана, игра получалась на редкость веселой и качественной. Мишель Ансель и в худшие годы готов выдавать на-гора качественные проекты. И без присутствия кроликов Rayman Raving Rabbids смог бы очаровать и казуалов и хардкорщиков. Зацепил бы чем-нибудь. А это, наверное, самое главное. Игра не без недостатков, но разве мы ожидали идеал?..
83
WiiFragland.net
Play a game that combines crazy, hilarious moments with some nice gameplay. Just play Rayman Raving Rabbids. Ubisoft reinvents Rayman. It's quite simple really: Raving Rabbids is the most fun, pleasant and cosy game since Spyro the Dragon and Crash Bandicoot. Ideal for Christmas holiday. Even more so for parties with friends or family. To be on acid or not to be on acid.
83
Wii4Players.de
Gut gemacht, Ubisoft! Dieses Spiel sollte sich kein Wii-Käufer mit Humor und Partylaune entgehen lassen. Man gewöhnt sich zwar sehr schnell an die Zwerchfellkracher und hat sich noch schneller durchgezockt, aber die Auswahl an Minigames ist üppig und die Steuerung passt wunderbar zum Konzept der Konsole - dieses Spiel riecht förmlich nach Wii. Selbst Neuspieler, Niespieler oder konservative Mausonlyzocker werden mit den durchgeknallten Hasen ihren Spaß haben. Ich habe mir in den Momenten, in denen man Rayman frei steuern kann, allerdings immer ein echtes Jump' n Run mit dem Schlappohr gewünscht - vielleicht kommt das ja noch. Auf dem PC und der PS2 vergeht die Faszination recht schnell, denn hier fehlt einfach das Neue, die rhythmische Controllergymnastik, das frische Timingerlebnis.
83
WiiIGN
Rayman Raving Rabbids is a gamble for Ubisoft because it is so dramatically different from its predecessors. It's not a platformer, but don't let that deter you because it is still easily one of the better games available for Nintendo's new generation system this year. Ubisoft understands that Wii is about new ways to play and it has with Rabbids created a title that utilizes the Wii remote 70 times over. The majority of minis in the title are fun whether you're playing by yourself or with friends, although there are the occasional duds. The biggest drawback is that many of the minis are not designed for simultaneous play; instead you go in sequence. But even with that being true the experience is still engaging and addictive and the title's sense of humor is in a league of its own. It is almost unfair to label this effort a Rayman game because the real stars of the project are the bunnies, whose blank faces and inevitable agonized screams will make you laugh over and over again.
82
WiiGamingExcellence
In the end, what every Wii owner has clearly come to expect from their games is a clever and fun use of the hardware and the controllers. In this respect Rayman Raving Rabbids succeeds admirably and even manages to deliver a game which can be (much like Wii Sports) enjoyed by almost anyone who plays it. A great compilation of mini-games, some of which have actual depth, and an infectious sense of frenzy and humor make this an easy recommendation for anyone looking for a Wii title that will flaunt and justify their new hardware purchase.
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WiiGamesFire
Ubisoft hat mit Rayman Raving Rabbids ein sehr lustiges Spiel für Jung und Alt auf die Beine gestellt. Die vielen Minigames bieten genügend Abwechslung und sind dank Multiplayer- bzw. Punkte-Modus auch immer wieder spielbar, sodass eine ausreichend große Langzeitmotivation gegeben ist. Die Steuerung mit Wiimote und Nunchuck ist sehr durchdacht und leicht verständlich, sodass ein idealer Einstieg garantiert werden kann. Kurzum: Auf einer Wii-Party sollte Rayman Raving Rabbids nicht fehlen.
81
WiiGamernode
In the end, Rayman Raving Rabbids is not what you would expect from a Rayman title, but you really shouldn't care. The rabbits in the game are my favorite characters in a long while, and by playing this game you'll fall in love with the little critters, too. The minigames are fun and engaging even without support for multiplayer for most games, and many of them you'll come back to time and time again when you want a quick break from the real world or need a laugh. If you're looking for a game which truly showcases what the Wii is all about, or if you're looking for a game to match your own twisted sense of humor, you'd do yourself a disservice by not picking up Raving Rabbids.
80
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
An extremely entertaining game... for a little while. Feeling somewhat forced on the 360 without the functions of the Wii-mote, what fun there is to be had does not last long enough. The antics of the rabbids are actually extremely funny, but once again, after a while you've seen them a number of times and they start to lose their charm.
80
WiiNintendo Life
All in all, Rayman Raving Rabbids provides an excellent single player experience full of laughs. Unfortunately the multiplayer aspect does not quite live up to the solo-play standards, but it is still good fun. In terms of mini-game length and appearance this game is deeper than WarioWare, however it lacks the depth of variety its Nintendo rival has. If you like mini-games and crazy French rabbits, the chances are high that you will love this game.
80
WiiGamerDad
The games are, for the most part, good. Often they're made even more fun because of the game's singular style and sense of humor. Minigames range from pumping your arms up and down to run down the beach, flinging the remote like a lasso to simulate tossing a cow like an Olympic hammer-throw, or shooting evil bunnies with a plunger-gun. Great fun, slapstick violence, and a wicked sense of humor make this a great party game for the more advanced players in your household.
80
WiiHonestGamers
Rayman: Raving Rabbids won't change the way you think about the Wii or mini-game extraveganzas, but it's a fun little package to play alone or with a friend.
80
WiiPAL Gaming Network (PALGN)
A great introduction to the Wii’s unique abilities and a party game most people will enjoy. The bunnies are the real stars of the game, and are its main source of humour and interest.
80
WiiCubed3
Perhaps the best third party launch title and certainly a damn fine introduction to revolutionary game control. A definite rental and perhaps a game all Wii owners should invest in, Wario Ware has a new nemesis in town.
80
WiiDa Gameboyz
Rayman Raving Rabbids is not the platform game many will expect as it leans on mini-games to further the story along. With innovative use of the Wii-mote and some pretty stylish graphics and sound, this game is definitely worth the price of admission. The addition of multiplayer is an added bonus too.
80
WiiUOL Jogos
Outro benefício de boas pontuações e comparar sua performance com outros jogadores do mundo. Mas ao invés de usar as funcionalidades online do Wii, a Ubisoft optou pelo burocrático sistema de códigos: quebre um recorde, clique em internet no menu do game, anote a senha num papel, vá ao seu PC, acione seu navegador e digite o código no site oficial do jogo. Se o Wii não pudesse se conectar online vá lá, mas, a exemplo dos concorrentes PlayStation 3 e Xbox 360, o console da Nintendo tem suporte à conexão online de fábrica.
80
PlayStation 2EL33TONLINE
Rayman Raving Rabbids is a game filled to capacity with zany mini-games. This review has a lot of information crammed into it because of this, but if you like the sound of its craziness and unique game play try it out for yourself, it is fun and it is guaranteed not to let you down. To those Wii owners out there, give it a try too, I know I will definitely play it again when I get my Wii.
80
WiiLawrence
Rayman Raving Rabbids is one of the best launch titles for the Wii, and shows off different controller applications better than any of the others. You’ll blow through the single player in a few sittings, but a few of the minigames will keep you coming back for more.
80
WiiPurojuegos
Si bien el titulo es muy divertido tiene lógicamente la contra de que se hace demasiado corto, aunque es justo mencionar que tiene una rejugabilidad bastante interesante. En definitiva, Rayman Raving Rabbids es uno de los mejores juegos que hasta el momento hay en el catalogo de Wii.
80
WiiVideo Game Talk
All-in-all, Rayman Raving Rabbids provides an entertaining experience. Its mini-game orientation makes it perfect for playing in short bursts or with groups of friends. It also bodes well for the Wii’s future to see a third party developer already embracing the console’s unique abilities in such a creative fashion. The game is relatively short, so it would most likely be suited for a rental by players who tear through a game and then move on to the next one. For those who would enjoy regularly revisiting the mini-games for improved scores or those who often have multiple players on their Wii, Rayman Raving Rabbids is worth picking up.
80
WiiEL33TONLINE
All and all this is a solid launch title and is loads of fun, get ready for a sore stomach the next day as the Rabbids will have you in stitches.
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WiiGame Over Online
If you are a fan of mini-games, then Rayman Raving Rabbids is easy to recommend. Though some games are repeated in different forms, and some controls problems are present, there is certainly plenty of fun to be had. The creative style makes for a fun, pleasant setting, and if you are looking for some shallow and engaging fun to pass the time, then go pick this one up.
80
WiiGamers.at
Ubisofts Zugpferd für die Wii-Konsole kann man durchaus als gelungen bezeichnen, allerdings konnte dieser Titel bei uns nur knapp die 80%-Wertung erreichen. Die zahlreichen Minigames und die einwandfreie Steuerung sind zwar schön und gut, aber zeitweise vermisst man die Innovation und den Einfallsreichtum bei den Minigames. Die Aufgaben wiederholen sich teilweise zu oft oder sind manchmal viel zu einfach zu lösen, als dass man sie nun als Herausforderung ansehen könnte. Dennoch bietet Rayman Raving Rabbids gerade im Multiplayermodus viel Spielspaß, den man nicht verpassen sollte wenn man öfters zu zweit oder mit mehreren Freunden spielt.
80
WiiGameSpot
Rayman Raving Rabbids succeeds because it finds creative and very funny ways to make the Wii's motion-sensing technology work for it. It features a nice variety of games to play with, and it stays entertaining thanks to some great humor. Here's hoping the rabbids find their way into many more games in the future.
80
WiiGameSpy
The million-dollar question for party gamers seems to regard whether or not Rayman Raving Rabbids is a better purchase than Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz. From the time spent playing both, there are pros and cons to each. While SMB has a more diverse range of mini-games that utilize the Wii Remote in what feels like more ways than Rayman, Raving Rabbids has more mini-games that work well. Sure, there might be three games that all use the same control function, but they're fun. Ultimately, one can only hope that a sequel will improve on certain issues, such as a few clunky mini-games that eat away at the fun factor, but overall, for the sense of humor, entertaining presentation, and the online scoreboards, Rayman is the winner in this launch battle.
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WiiGameTrailers
Rayman Raving Rabbids rolls triple 6’s for charisma, but the overall implementation is flawed. The games repeat core mechanics too often, many solo games go on too long for good alternating multiplayer, and while it’s safe to say the Wii version is going to be the superior one, it doesn’t lend itself to extended play due to the repetition and possible physical strain. It’s a solid launch game, heavy on the launch, but time and an expanding genre bubble will quickly push it to the margins, or more likely, the footnotes as a shiny, funky tech demo.
76
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Grundgütiger, was für ein herrlich absurdes Spiel. Ja, es ist eine Aneinanderreihung von relativ anspruchslosen Geschicklichkeits-, Gedächtnis- und Ballerübungen. Und ja, die teils mäßige Bedienung und der geringe Umfang nerven auf Dauer. Aber mit was für welchem Ideenreichtum und fiesen Humor das Spiel aufwartet, lässt mich so manche Designschwäche vergessen. Meine Empfehlung: Schnappen Sie sich ein paar Kumpels, installieren Sie die rasenden Hasen und lachen Sie sich mal so richtig schepps. Lustiger ist momentan nämlich kein anderes Spiel.
75
WiiJeuxpo.com
Rayman marque son retour dans un party game sympathique et plutot original.
75
WiiWiiDSFrance
En définitive, ce Rayman contre les Lapins Crétins se pose comme un des titres à posséder absolument sur Nintendo Wii. Exploitant au mieux les possibilités offertes par le combo Wiimote + Nunchuk, le titre développé par les frenchies de Ubisoft a tout pour plaire aux petits comme aux grands. Avec ses 75 mini-jeux, son mode Score et ses innombrables bonus à débloquer, le soft peut également se vanter d'être doté d'une durée de vie conséquente. En tout cas, si vous aimez le type d'humour déjanté proposé par Michel Ancel et sa bande, et que les graphismes un peu en deçà de ce qu'on peut attendre ne vous rebutent pas, vous pouvez foncer sans plus tarder. 60€ pour autant de tranches de rire seul ou entre amis, ce n'est vraiment pas cher payé ! Incontournable.
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WiiJeuxvideo.com
Amusant, divertissant, délirant et plutôt bien pensé, Rayman Contre Les Lapins Crétins jouit d'un gameplay séduisant pour s'avérer être un bon titre sur Wii, idéal pour promouvoir les qualités indéniables de la Wiimote et du Nunchuk. Tout en restant un Party-Game, le jeu propose un mode Histoire que les utilisateurs solos sauront apprécier. Ses quelques défauts de contenu sont une raison d'espérer une suite encore plus complète.
75
WiiExtreme Gamer
Served with a side dish of humor, Rayman Raving Rabbids makes use of the Nintendo Wii's motion sensor and gives the next best answer to a Wario game. Ubisoft made a wise choice switching their Rayman format to cash in on Nintendo's new console. Rayman Raving Rabbids is a treat and an unexpected hit. Highly Recommended.
73
WindowsGameSpot
If you don't own a Wii and want to engage in some rabbid-themed minigames, Raving Rabbids for the PC fits the bill. The new keyboard and mouse controls aren't necessarily a good substitute for the motion-sensing controls of the Wii version, but they're a better substitute than the PS2 version's controls were, and the minigames are still a decent bit of fun--thanks in no small part to those wacky rabbids. It's also worth mentioning that the PC version is considerably cheaper than both the Wii and PS2 versions, costing a mere $20. Seek out the Wii version if you can, but all told, the PC version is good enough in a pinch--especially if you're on a budget.
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MacintoshInside Mac Games (IMG)
So, is Rayman Raving Rabbids worth your hard earned plungers or should you go running away with the rabbids? There is significant time to be had going through the story mode, and enough variety in the mini-games to keep it interesting for most of the journey. And the games can always be revisited if you feel the need to shake your booty or shoot some plungers at some rabbids. For under $20, it's hard not to recommend this game, especially for those who like their gaming sessions in small doses. Rayman needs saving, so go to it!
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Xbox 360Game Informer Magazine
It's worth checking out if this is the only system you can experience it on. Some improved textures do indeed make this the best-looking version of the game, but for everyone else, I'd stick with the console this game was made for.
72
PlayStation 24Players.de
Musste das sein? Mussten die durchgeknallten, in fast jeder Situation extrem witzigen Hasen wirklich auf Systemen wie PC und vor allem PS2 ihr Unwesen treiben? Gerade die PlayStation 2-Version bleibt deutlich hinter der Wii-Variante zurück und trotz guter Ansätze können auch die Rechenknecht-Karnickel nicht mit der Version für Nintendos neue Konsole mithalten. Leichte bis mittelsschwere Steuerungsdefizite, Ladezeiten aus der Hölle sowie eingeschränkte Mehrspieler-Fähigkeiten machen die PS2-Hasen zur dritten Wahl, zumal es mit den EyeToy-Spielen haufenweise Alternativen gibt. Und nur für hohe Auflösungen und hoch optimierte Ladezeiten die PC-Fassung besorgen? Nur wenn's wirklich nicht anders geht. Wer jedoch das Glück hat, noch dieses Jahr Wii in seinem Wohnzimmer aufzubauen, bekommt mit dem neuen Rayman-Abenteuer einen äußerst interessanten Starttitel.
72
WindowsGamigo
Auf der Wii könnten die Hasen bald Kultstatus erreichen, auch wenn es spielerisch an der ein oder anderen Ecke krankt bzw. manchmal sogar richtig bockschwer ist. Die Umsetzung für den PC hingegen kann man sich schenken. Zwar ist der Humor der gleiche, aber das Spiel bezieht nun mal den Großteil seines Spaßfaktors aus der Möglichkeit der neuen Wii-Controller. Daher sollten sich potentielle Interessenten das Geld für die PC-Version sparen und das Geld dann später lieber in die Wii-Version investieren. Dort ist es dann wirklich gut angelegt.
72
Xbox 360Worth Playing
Rayman Raving Rabbids for the X360 is an excellent addition to any party game collection, and fans of the genre will find tons of stuff to do. They will also get a kick out of the variety of mini-games and the copious amounts of humor. Multiplayer mode is there but a little weak, and the lack of Xbox Live support for even an online scoreboard seems like an odd move. Fans of the Wii version might want to stay away due to the remapped controls, but everyone else should prepare for a solid, fun (albeit offline) experience that is simple, fun and gets the job done.
72
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Obwohl Rayman auf der Packung steht, ist kein Jump'n' Run drin - im Zentrum der "Geschichte" stehen bitterböse, immerzu kreischende Hasen, die Rayman und seine Freunde in eine Arena entführen. Um von dort zu fliehen, muss man mehr als 70 teils nur minutenlange, aber urkomische Minispiele meistern. Darunter: Kuh-Weitwurf, Toilettentüren-Zuschlagen und - das kommt am häufigsten vor - Reaktionstests in Form von Tanzeinlagen.
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Xbox 360GameSpot
All told, Rayman Raving Rabbids on the Xbox 360 makes for a good collection of minigames, one made more appealing by the adorably evil rabbids contained within. The Xbox 360 control scheme definitely feels haphazard in spots and the camera support is shoddy at best. But when played with a controller, the gameplay still manages to be amusing, and the game's sense of humor goes a long way toward making any control issues forgivable. If you own a Wii and can seek out that version, it's the ideal one to get. But the 360 version will do you just fine in a pinch.
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PlayStation 2GameSpot
All told, Rayman Raving Rabbids on the PS2 makes for a good collection of minigames, one made more appealing by the adorably evil rabbids contained within. The PS2 control scheme definitely feels haphazard in spots, but it's mostly fine, and the game's sense of humor goes a long way toward making those control issues forgivable. If you own a Wii and can seek out that version, it's the ideal one to get. But the PS2 version will do you just fine in a pinch.
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WiiNintendo-Online.de
Die ravenden Hasen haben mich eigentlich von Anfang an direkt erobert. Der Humor ist einfach schön und die Minispiele sprechen jeden direkt an. Durch die Webcodes ist auch eine Langzeitmotivation vorhanden und gerade im Multiplayermodus kann das Spiel Punkten. Ein Spiel, welches den Wii von der Steuerung so ziemlich ausnutzt und dadurch super spielbar ist. Für alle Partyfreunde, Minispielsüchtigen und Hasenliebhaber/hasser ein muss.
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WiiFactornews
Si vous ne pouvez acheter qu’un jeu avec la Wii, prenez The Legend of Zelda : Twilight Princess. Si vous pouvez en prendre deux, achetez Rayman. Même si la partie graphique laisse à désirer et qu’il comporte pas mal de défauts, Rayman contre les lapins crétins c’est l’assurance de s’amuser entre amis et de jouer à un jeu qui file la banane. On devient aussi crétin que les lapins en y jouant mais ça fait du bien de temps en temps. Soldats, à vos ventouses !
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WiiWomenGamers.com
Raving Rabbids does have a lot of comedy and charm, because of the looney character design. Rayman Raving Rabbids on the PS2 has all of the game's sense of humor. If you own a Wii you'll love it. But the PS2 version is plenty of fun and just as funny also. You won't be missing out on much there. The game is totally bonkers and it's brilliantly, comically surreal. I give it a 7 out of 10.
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PlayStation 2WomenGamers.com
Raving Rabbids does have a lot of comedy and charm, because of the looney character design. Rayman Raving Rabbids on the PS2 has all of the game's sense of humor. If you own a Wii you'll love it. But the PS2 version is plenty of fun and just as funny also. You won't be missing out on much there. The game is totally bonkers and it's brilliantly, comically surreal.
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Xbox 360WomenGamers.com
Raving Rabbids does have a lot of comedy and charm, because of the looney character design. Rayman Raving Rabbids on the PS2 has all of the game's sense of humor. If you own a Wii you'll love it. But the PS2 version is plenty of fun and just as funny also. You won't be missing out on much there. The game is totally bonkers and it's brilliantly, comically surreal. I give it a 7 out of 10.
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WiiWorth Playing
If you're looking to buy a Wii or already have one and are looking for a good game with which to show off, Rayman: Raving Rabbids is one of the top choices. Although the gameplay has issues and the multiplayer is weak, the variety of mini-games is a perfect way to show off exactly what the console can do. While Rabbids is coming to other systems soon, I feel confident in saying that the Wii version is the one to get. There seems to be no way that a regular controller can match the goofy fun that the Wii version of Rabbids provides. Now if I could only find a Rabbid plush doll ….
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WiiLe Geek
Recommended, particularly if you can find an inexpensive copy. Avoid the lackluster sequel though.
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WiiEurogamer.de
Alles in allem muss man Raymans aktuellem Abenteuer aber eines zugestehen: Der Titel bindet zwar nicht auf lange Sicht an den Bildschirm – abgesehen von den Highscore-Junkies -, unterhält aber für die gegebene Dauer durch allerhand Spritzigkeit und wirklich einzigartigen Humor. Auf ein zufriedenes "Buaaaaaaaaaah".
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Wiivideogamer.com
The Wii launch line-up was blessed with what is arguably the best party game of all time in Wii Sports, and while Raving Rabbids is a far more traditional offering it's good enough to consider picking up for those times when you need a break from bowling, tennis and golf. It's also a much more entertaining single-player experience than the other party games available for the Wii, although clearly doesn't offer the depth that a Rayman platformer would have. Raving Rabbids is unlikely to be remembered as a classic when we look back at the Wii in five years time, but for now it's one of the better titles available and well worth a look.
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WiiCanardPC
Ce Rayman est terriblement con, et c'est pour ça qu'on l'aime. Entièrement composé de petits jeux plus ou moins marrants, il est sympa en solo et poilant avec des amis. C’est le "Party Game" idéal. Et sans vouloir inciter à la débauche, je vous confirme que c’est après avoir abusé d'alcool et de marrons qu'on en profite le plus... On regrettera qu’il soit vendu un peu cher et qu’il faille débloquer toutes les épreuves en solo pour les réaliser en multi, mais ça reste quand même un titre indispensable pour ceux qui viennent de s’offrir une Wii...
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WindowsActionTrip
Rayman Raving Rabbids is apparently perfect for having fun on the Wii console in the company of your friends or family. On the PC, things are a bit different. What's more, it's hardly a satisfying single-player experience, since it doesn't take you more than one day of intense playing to go through the whole thing.
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WiiPro-G
The Wii launch line-up was blessed with what is arguably the best party game of all time in Wii Sports, and while Raving Rabbids is a far more traditional offering it's good enough to consider picking up for those times when you need a break from bowling, tennis and golf. It's also a much more entertaining single-player experience than the other party games available for the Wii, although clearly doesn't offer the depth that a Rayman platformer would have. Raving Rabbids is unlikely to be remembered as a classic when we look back at the Wii in five years time, but for now it's one of the better titles available and well worth a look.
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Wii1UP
Bringing the package together is Raving Rabbids' whimsical art style, showing the Wii does have potential for graphical power given the right visual direction. The rabbids and colorful worlds give the game a kitschy, cartoony quality. Combined with the sometimes-bizarre games -- touching sections of a pateless rabbid's brain to make him perform the desired activity with his hands, mouth, or eyes, or yanking worms out of another rabbid's porous teeth -- it makes for a generally enjoyable experience∧, ideally, sets an upward trend for the inevitable flood of similar games to come.
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WiiEurogamer.net (UK)
Right now, though, as a launch title, Raving Rabbids is very good fun, especially in the right company. It doesn't have any depth to speak of, but it's unique (for the moment) and has a genuine sense of humour, a quality few games can boast. It's an apt launch title, lacking in polish but rich in character and laughs. It's probably not worth buying just for yourself, but if there's somebody else that you're hoping to entertain with your newly-purchased Wii - especially kids, who seem to find the Rabbids even funnier than the rest of us - then this is a lively, inventive and fun introduction to Nintendo's new way to play.
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WiiGamesmania
Allein die witzige Steuerung mit Fernbedienung und Nunchuck sorgt dafür, dass Rayman Raving Rabbids auf dem Wii am meisten Spaß macht. Die durchgedrehten und witzigen Minispielen lassen sich intuitiv steuern und ziehen einen Großteil ihrer Motivation daraus. Dennoch ist die Langzeitmotivation äußerst bescheiden, fast alle Disziplinen schafft man mühelos im ersten Anlauf, zum erneuten Spielen fehlt dann bereits mangels Herausforderung schon die Lust. Spaßiger ist das neue Rayman dafür sicherlich im Mehrspielermodus mit bis zu vier Leuten vor der Konsole, wobei aber leider die Minispiele erst im Story-Modus alle frei gespielt werden müssen. Technisch ist die Wii-Version eine einzige Enttäuschung und liegt bei Grafik und Sound sogar noch unter dem schon dürftigen Niveau der PS2-Version. Aufgrund des schwachen Wii-Startlineup könnt ihr Rayman Raving Rabbids auf der Wii eine Chance geben, zwei bis drei Stunden macht die witzige Hasenjagd durchaus Spaß.
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Xbox 360Gamer 2.0
In all, Raving Rabbids is a decent game at least worth a rental. If you have the time, you’ll no doubt beat the game in a single sitting—but that’s about a 5 hour time frame of constant playing. You’ll probably want to split it up over time, however, because of the repetitiveness of the minigames. The game might garner a bit more fun if you have some friends to play with, but it isn’t too much of a party game, so you’re better off with something like Mario Party. So, if you’re looking for a quick rental for a bit of fun, Rayman Raving Rabbids is a pretty good choice, but not worth the purchase.
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Xbox 360Game Informer Magazine
Ubisoft found a way to make all of the games work on the 360 controller, but really didn't do much in making sure the new functionality was fun. Not even the token cow launching minigame can save this port. Raving Rabbids is a great game, but only on the Wii.
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WiiGame Revolution
Rayman Raving Rabbids is a great party game for the Wii. Its challenges are easy to grasp and make good use of the Wiimote, but more importantly, it’s fun to watch other people play. It certainly isn’t a game you can just turn on and enjoy any time, but if you plan on throwing many shindigs, make sure and invite Rayman Raving Rabbids.
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WindowsPC Action
Ich kann mir gut vorstellen, dass ein gesellschaftstaugliches Minispielchen im Moorhuhn-Stil mit neuartigen Konsolen-Gamepads viel Spaß macht, doch mit Maus und Tastatur kommt bei den durchgeknallten Missionen in Rayman Raving Rabbids Party-Laune nur sehr zähflüssig auf.
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WiiNintendoWorldReport
Rayman: Raving Rabbids is a lot of fun with a group of friends, but only after you've put the time in to unlock all the mini-games, or if you have an SD card and access to the Internet to download a completed save file. The single-player game is little more than an excuse to force you to play all of the mini-games so you can unlock them for multiplayer and high score modes.
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WiiNetjak
I would recommend Rayman Raving Rabbids, but this is a definite rental. This game is not worth purchasing unless it is $20 or below. Most of the minigames are enjoyable, until they start repeating, but others are just maddeningly frustrating. Likewise, some of the humor works well, but other attempts fall flat. This is an average game- it’ll provide some fun for a week, but it gets old fast.
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PlayStation 2PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)
While the level of humour remains the same, the PlayStation 2 version falls short in the graphics department. The mini-games also don’t feel as engaging as they do on the Wii at times.
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PlayStation 2Gamesmania
Rayman Raving Rabbids ist eigentlich ein typisches Konsolenpartyspiel, dass alleine vor dem Bildschirm nicht sonderlich viel Spaß macht. Auch wenn einige der verrückten Minispiele richtig witzig sind und kurzzeitig auch motivieren, ebbt der Spielspaß doch sehr schnell ab. Bis auf die Songevents verspürte ich jedenfalls keine Lust, auch nur eine der Disziplinen nochmals zu spielen. Außerdem fällt die Steuerung mit einem Gamepad zuweilen sehr ungenau aus, hier merkt man, dass das Spiel primär für den Wii entwickelt wurde. Als kurzzeitiger Partyspaß mag die Playstation2-Umsetzung seine Daseinsberechtigung haben, mir wäre die Ansammlung der Minispiele allerdings nicht mehr als 15 € wert. Bei Interesse holt euch entweder die bessere Wii-Version oder wartet auf einen Budget-Release.
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WindowsGamesmania
Rayman Raving Rabbids ist eigentlich ein typisches Konsolenpartyspiel, dass alleine vor dem Bildschirm nicht sonderlich viel Spaß macht. Auch wenn einige der verrückten Minispiele richtig witzig sind und kurzzeitig auch motivieren, ebbt der Spielspaß doch sehr schnell ab. Bis auf die Songevents verspürte ich jedenfalls keine Lust, auch nur eine der Disziplinen nochmals zu spielen. Außerdem fällt die Steuerung mit einem Gamepad zuweilen sehr ungenau aus, hier merkt man, dass das Spiel primär für den Wii entwickelt wurde. Als kurzzeitiger Partyspaß mag die Playstation2-Umsetzung seine Daseinsberechtigung haben, mir wäre die Ansammlung der Minispiele allerdings nicht mehr als 15 € wert. Bei Interesse holt euch entweder die bessere Wii-Version oder wartet auf einen Budget-Release.
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WiiThunderbolt Games
And that’s the magic of Rayman: Raving Rabbids. Even though it’s all mini-games, and as much as you may hate the association of Wii and kiddy-esque mini-games, the humour is something that everyone can enjoy. It should be not be considered as the game’s saving grace away from being labelled as a kid’s game, but as a justifiable reason for you (yes, you of older than teenager age) to play Raving Rabbids. Okay, yes, there are actually repeat mini-games (with slight variations to make it slightly more difficult), and there are only a limited number of innovative uses/movements for the Wiimote and nunchuck (albeit done well), and not all of the mini-games are instant hits. But each and every one has one slice of humour, big or small, that will put a smile on your face, if not make you laugh-out loud.
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Xbox 360UOL Jogos
A versão para Xbox 360 de "Rayman Raving Rabbids" é idêntica à do Wii, mas sem o entusiasmo proporcionado pelo controle sensível ao movimento - e sem metade da diversão. A simples adaptação para um console sem tal função faz com que seus minigames pareçam genéricos, com comandos forçados. Ainda que o jogo não seja ruim, perde todo o brilho da versão original. O humor e variedade, pelo menos, continuam intactos, garantindo muitas risadas.
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MacintoshMacworld
If you’re not a Wii owner and the idea of a bunch of mini-games featuring nutty cartoon bunnies sounds appealing, Rayman Raving Rabbids can be appealing. But if you’ve already tried it on the Wii, you’re going to find that the gameplay loses a lot in translation.
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PlayStation 2Games Radar
Rayman Raving Rabbids is a direct port of a game clearly designed for the Wii to platforms that don't even support the core appeal. It's sad now that the bunny that demos the Wii's controls before every event is replaced by... empty space.
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PlayStation 2Jeuxvideo.com
Conçus et imaginés avant tout pour tirer parti des fonctionnalités de la Wii, les mini-jeux proposés dans ce nouveau Rayman n'ont plus vraiment la même saveur une fois transposés sur un support plus conventionnel. Malgré tout, le contexte déjanté du titre et l'originalité des épreuves permettent de passer un moment relativement sympathique en compagnie de ces horribles lapins.
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Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
Conçus et imaginés avant tout pour tirer parti des fonctionnalités de la Wii, les mini-jeux proposés dans ce nouveau Rayman n'ont plus vraiment la même saveur une fois transposés sur un support plus conventionnel. Malgré tout, le contexte déjanté du titre et l'originalité des épreuves permettent de passer un moment relativement sympathique en compagnie de ces horribles lapins. Pensez à branchez votre caméra Xbox 360 si vous en possédez une. Cette dernière vous permettra de décupler le fun de certaines épreuves.
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WindowsJeuxvideo.com
Conçus et imaginés avant tout pour tirer parti des fonctionnalités de la Wii, les mini-jeux proposés dans ce nouveau Rayman n'ont plus vraiment la même saveur une fois transposés sur un support plus conventionnel. Malgré tout, le contexte déjanté du titre et l'originalité des épreuves permettent de passer un moment relativement sympathique en compagnie de ces horribles lapins.
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WiiGamezine
Au final, Rayman contre les lapins crétins est un party-game plutôt réussi. Pour un titre de lancement, il fait une utilisation intelligente de la Wiimote et le Nunchuk, permettant de dévoiler une partie de leur incroyable potentiel. On peut cependant regretter quelques défauts. Certains sont des détails, comme la mise en scène désastreuse qui ajoute une certaine lenteur au mode Histoire, mais d’autres sont bien plus importants, comme un jeu très pauvre à plusieurs. Avec un univers aussi génial et loufoque, le jeu avait un potentiel énorme, et c’est pour cette raison que j’attends avec curiosité une suite permettant de corriger ces défauts. En attendant, je vous conseillerais tout de même d’attendre Wario Ware pour le solo, et Mario Party pour le multi.
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WiiFZ
Rayman Raving Rabbids är knappast Michel Ancel eller Raymans bästa, men det är inte på något sätt en katastrof. Spelets bjuder på en underbar design i sann Ancel-anda och även om det är en samling minispel så håller de en tillräckligt hög nivå för att inte besvikelsen ska bli alltför stor. Visserligen upprepar de sig lite för mycket, vilket gör enspelarläget till en rätt långtråkig historia, men har du en bekant att spela med kan flerspelarläget erbjuda många timmar av skratt.
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Xbox 360IGN
It's not easy to take a Wii game where motion control is vital and turn it into a successful Xbox 360 title. Rayman Raving Rabbids on 360 is one of the first to try; It won't be the last. Hopefully future efforts will offer some Xbox-specific content and better use of a regular controller. Most of what made Rayman Raving Rabbids fun on the Wii is lost in translation to 360. I will admit that, at times, Rayman Raving Rabbids is enjoyable. But it has too much going against it to merit a positive recommendation. Achievement whores may want to give it a rental, since you can easily rack up 1000 points in a weekend.
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WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Een inspiratieloze verzameling mini-games die je evengoed gratis op het internet kan spelen. Een schandvlek op het Rayman blazoen!
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Xbox 360GameSpy
With all this in mind, players should consider carefully whether to buy Rayman Raving Rabbidsfor 360: without using the camera it can be frustrating and repetitive, but its mediocre porting is not enough to convince anyone to spend an additional $50 to enjoy it. Moreover, loading times are extremely stretched compared to the original version, a problem that is only partially helped by the new, funny cut-scenes that feature bunnies on rollercoasters, at the sea or in the Far West. Sure, this title can be a quick way to earn a thousand Achievement Points, but is it really worth the purchase? Xbox 360 has always lacked party games, and Raving Rabbids doesn't do anything to change this.
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WiiThe Video Game Critic
A few of the timed games are absolute torture, like the one where you need to slam shut the doors of four bathroom stalls as they slowly swing open. The motion controls in some games are erratic, and you could argue that the shape-tracing controls are altogether broken! This is also one of the only Wii games that complained about me sitting too far away from the television. In the final analysis, Rayman Raving Rabbids offers shallow fun with games you'll both love and hate.
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WiiDigital Press - Classic Video Games
The world, the design and the concept are in place. Raving Rabbids can never pick up enough momentum to have a chance though. All the potential is wasted on a somewhat derivative idea that could have worked a few years ago, but now it's all wasted opportunity. The Wii technology is utilized better elsewhere, and that's where you should be.