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Written by  :  George Constantinoff (24)
Written on  :  May 13, 2013
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Summary

A grindy, controversial cartoon survival

The Good

Original side-scroller, good boss fight design.

The Bad

GRINDY, long necks are OP (as is ape/human's weapon) - in much of the levels, attacking without lunging is an advantage (except against those annoying amphibians you can't bite with a long neck). very few levels/situations try to balance it out. White long-necks are your main fodder throughout much of Reptile and Mammal chapters. Controversial: primitive humanoids are shown as being brown. Weird: Even in small size, earliest ape's bone weapon is bigger than any in-game creatures' would-be bones.

The Bottom Line

A weird side-scroller that is very grindy, yet the non-grind parts are kinda fun.