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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.

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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue Xbox Mortar Bunyip
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 Now Ty is in the old fort using a battle mortar on big robots and drop ships
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 The pause menu as seen in Cart Racing. Only the four leftmost icons at the bottom are available here, they are exit, game settings - sound etc, save game, and the course map
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue PlayStation 2 The left joystick steers Ty while the right joystick changes the camera angle, very useful for spotting objects that are not in the normal field of view

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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

GameZone PlayStation 2 Oct 23, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
GameZone Xbox Oct 25, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Freaks 365 PlayStation 2 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone GameCube Oct 20, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Oct 15, 2004 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de GameCube Jan 11, 2005 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Xbox Oct 27, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Oct 27, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN GameCube Oct 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Nov 08, 2004 10 out of 20 50

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