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Tintin in Tibet

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A platform game starring Tintin. Tintin in Tibet follows on the heel of Infogrames Asterix & Obelix, with the same gameplay. Although the game will prove easy for the expert gamer, there are many levels to pass, each of which features new locations, enemies, and obstacles that serve to advance the storyline.


Tintin in Tibet DOS 'Train' cut-scene
Tintin in Tibet DOS This guy seems to know what's going on.
Tintin in Tibet Game Boy First you need to feed the yak, then jump over it.
Tintin in Tibet Game Boy Starting level 1

Alternate Titles

  • "Tintin nel Tibet" -- Italian title
  • "Tintin i Tibet" -- Danish/Swedish title
  • "Tintin en el Tibet" -- Spanish title
  • "Tintin au Tibet" -- French title
  • "Tintim no Tibet" -- Portugese title
  • "Tim in Tibet" -- German title
  • "Kuifje in Tibet" -- Dutch title

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The Press Says

Consoles Plus Game Boy Jul, 1996 90 out of 100 90
Joypad Game Boy Jul, 1996 88 out of 100 88
Joypad Game Gear Oct, 1996 87 out of 100 87
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1995 1.75 out of 6 85 SNES Jan 06, 2011 14 out of 20 70 Genesis Jan 06, 2011 14 out of 20 70
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jul, 1996 3 out of 6 60
PC Team Windows Feb, 1997 45 out of 100 45
PC Team DOS Feb, 1997 45 out of 100 45
Super Play Magazine UK SNES Jan, 1996 25 out of 100 25


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The game is based on a Tintin comic with the same name, Herge's twentieth album, which first appeared in 1958. It was chosen for a game because it stands out from the others. At the time of writing/drawing, Herge was having psychological treatment because of a depression. The comic is more complex than the others and Tintin is almost on his own (with a few compagnons) for the whole story.
Contributed to by J. Michael Bottorff (1808), B.L. Stryker (20697), Andrew Hartnett (2266), Sciere (233834), Freeman (16369) and Syed GJ (1547)