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Super Adventure Island (SNES)

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Description

You are a caveman named Master Higgins. You have a beautiful girlfriend, and you like spending time sunbathing together on high trees and other places on the tropic island Waku-Waku. But all of a sudden, an evil magician turns your wife into a stone! As you begin to realize what happened, a bird grasps you and throws down somewhere on the island. You have to find your way back and to save your girl from the grim reality of petrification...

This emotional drama turns out to be a rather simple platform game. The short, linear levels are all timed, so you have to hurry up and not to get delayed by the many treasures you might find on your way. You will have a weapon, your old trusty boomerang, which you will be able to upgrade during the game. After a series on levels, you will be invited to a boss battle. The sooner you complete a level, the more bonus points you get.

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Super Adventure Island SNES Underwater level. Watch out, fish!
Super Adventure Island SNES Demo level
Super Adventure Island SNES Flowing somewhere...
Super Adventure Island SNES You can eat many things on your way, but watch the time limit

Alternate Titles

  • "高橋名人の大冒険島" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Takahashi Meijin no Daibouken Jima" -- Romanized Japanese title

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Mar, 1992 87 out of 100 87
N-Force Aug, 1992 87 out of 100 87
All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Apr, 1992 69 out of 100 69
GameCola.net Jan, 2004 4.2 out of 10 42
The Video Game Critic Sep 21, 2012 C- 42
Total!! UK Magazine Nov, 1992 40 out of 100 40

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Oleg Roschin (164813) added Super Adventure Island (SNES) on Jul 27, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (30542)