Zapper: One Wicked Cricket!

Critic Score User Score
Windows
58
3.0
Xbox 360
...
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Game Boy Advance
63
2.5
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Description

In this game the player controls a cricket named Zapper on a mission to save his brother. The protagonist will have to pass through six worlds divided into 20 levels, each with hazards to avoid and eggs to capture, meeting both friends and enemies that help and hinder his progress towards a diabolical nest-building magpie named Maggie. Zapper can move in four directions, climb vertical surfaces like trees and walls, and zap opponents with his electric antennae.

Screenshots

Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! Windows In Cutting Edge Inc.  try jumping on huge gears without having vertigo
Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! Game Boy Advance Sometimes the eggs, which are to be collected, have legs and walk around the level.
Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! Game Boy Advance A teleporter
Zapper: One Wicked Cricket! Windows A secret area

Alternate Titles

  • "Zapper: Le Criquet Ravageur" -- French title
  • "Zapper: Eine Total Durchgeknallte Grille!" -- German title
  • "Zapper: De ondeugende krekel" -- Dutch title
  • "Zapper" -- Game Boy Advance title

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Critic Reviews

PGNx Media GameCube Jan 20, 2003 8.9 out of 10 89
Consoles Plus PlayStation 2 Mar, 2003 88 out of 100 88
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Mar 20, 2003 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 11, 2002 6.6 out of 10 66
4Players.de GameCube Mar 20, 2003 65 out of 100 65
GamesFirst! Game Boy Advance Dec 22, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 02, 2003 11 out of 20 55
IGN Xbox Oct 03, 2002 4.1 out of 10 41
neXGam GameCube 2003 3.2 out of 10 32
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Jul 10, 2006 6 out of 20 30

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Trivia

Dutch kids who bought a McDonald's Happy Meal somewhere during Spring 2003 found a CD with a demo version of Zapper inside the basket.
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