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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (Xbox 360)

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Explore a side of the Smithsonian that you've never seen before in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Based on the Ben Stiller movie, gameplay takes the player from the New York Museum of Natural History to the campus of the Smithsonian. The spell of Ahkmenrah's magic tablet has brought the inanimate exhibits of the Smithsonian to life, and Larry must restore order to the chaotic museum. Players control Larry Daley (Stiller), who must retrieve the tablet of Ahkmenrah from the clutches of the evil Kahmunrah.

While basic movement mechanics (running, jumping, climbing) are used, major gameplay mechanics focus on the use of Larry's "ritual tools of office", his keychain and flashlight. These items are enhanced by the power of Ahkmenrah's tablet, which gives Larry new abilities. With the enhanced keychain, Larry can climb to greater heights, swing across wide gaps, and swing the chain quickly to create a shield. The enhanced flashlight will allow Larry to empower mechanical devices, repair broken objects, tame wild animals, and even summon lightning. Players will use these abilities to complete objectives across multiple museums.

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Alternate Titles

  • "La Nuit au Musée 2: Le Jeu Vidéo" -- French title

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The Press Says

IGN May 13, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
GameFocus Jun 19, 2009 6.8 out of 10 68
UOL Jogos May 25, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 20, 2009 12 out of 20 60
Kombo.com May 25, 2009 6 out of 10 60
GameZone May 21, 2009 6 out of 10 60
DarkZero Jun 09, 2009 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot May 01, 2009 4.5 out of 10 45
Boomtown Jun 04, 2009 4 out of 10 40
Xbox360Achievements May 14, 2009 32 out of 100 32

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Ravenstorm (11) added Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (Xbox 360) on May 06, 2009
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