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TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2 is a 3D Platformer with an Australian theme. The player takes the role of TY, a Tasmanian tiger, armed with sharp teeth and boomerangs a-plenty. On TY's quest to defeat the evil Boss Cass and his army of cold-blooded Frilled Lizards, he must assist the colorful residents of Burramudgee Town and the Southern Rivers, who include a tree frog, a lyre bird, a platypus family, some kangaroos and more koalas than you can shake a didgeridoo at.

While most of the game is standard platform fare, there are some diversions. Notably, there are a number of cart racing tracks which can be played with a friend. Additionally, there are missions that will place the player in giant robots, each with a different speciality (one is good at battle, one can put out fires, one is a submarine, etc.).

There are many comedic quirks, having the players throw electrified boomerangs at robotic dinosaurs in the Outback, then send them up in a helicopter to rescue sheep stranded by a flood, then have them clear a road following a traffic accident. And finally, to top it all off, the save/continue points are outhouses.


Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 The pause menu during the full game. All the icons at the bottom of the screen are available. The four rightmost are Mission tasks, this Status screen, Weapon info and all Julius' fact sheets
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 The first mission for Bush Rescue
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 After a good fight Boss Cass is freed from prison and escapes leaving Ty very unhappy but determined to fight on. Up to this point the game has been a kind of tutorial, the real game starts next
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 Ty is swimming underwater. The paw in the top left now shows the status of his air.<br>On the floor of the lake are coloured orbs to collect for points

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Alternate Titles

  • "TY der Tasmanische Tiger 2: Die Bumerang-Gang" -- German title
  • "Ty 2: Le Tigre de Tasmanie - OpĂ©ration Sauvetage" -- French title
  • "Ty 2" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

A Great Platformer Game For All U All PlayStation 2 ronald degarmo (5)

Critic Reviews

1UP PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Xbox Oct 25, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
PGNx Media GameCube Oct 25, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Game Freaks 365 PlayStation 2 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone GameCube Oct 20, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Oct 27, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 Xbox Jan 11, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Nov, 2004 6.75 out of 10 68
Next Level Gaming Xbox Nov 14, 2004 61 out of 100 61 PlayStation 2 Nov 08, 2004 10 out of 20 50


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