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The game's fun, but only for the first ten minutes... PlayStation Reborn_Demon (136)

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PlayStationGame Vortex (Dec 12, 2002)
40 Winks will make the kids happy, but I had hoped for a little more meat. With so many good 3D platformers on the market right now, and with Nintendo and Sega clamoring for shelf-space, it will take more than a pretty face to win the race.
Nintendo 64Nintendo Magazine System UK (Jan, 2000)
The Medium and Hard difficulty settings really are much tougher to complete than the Easy mode and wile the whole thing might not be as complex as DK64, it's still an impressive 3D adventure that's well worth a look.
PlayStationMega Fun (Dec, 1999)
Ruff & Tumble ĂŒberzeugt, jedoch nicht auf ganzer Linie. Der Grund liegt vor allem im etwas zu leicht ausgefallenen Schwierigkeitsgrad. FĂŒr Einsteiger sowie die jĂŒngeren Zocker hat man einen allemal respektablen Titel unters Volk geworfen. Leicht negativ fĂ€llt die ab und an ziemlich schwammige Steuerung auf, die erst mit einiger Übung gut zu handhaben ist.
Nintendo 64Nintendo Power Magazine (Jan, 2000)
Some of the platform elements are predictable, but overall it's a very nice game.
Nintendo 6464 Power / big.N / N Games (Jan, 2000)
So bleibt am Ende ein Spiel, das extrem anfĂ€ngerfreundlich oder optisch ansprechend ist. Leider verderben die halbfertige KamerafĂŒhrung und die unprĂ€zise Steuerung den guten Gesamteindruck etwas. Auf dem Nintendo 64 ist die Auswahl an exzellenten Jump‘n‘Runs wirklich risengroß, da geht ein Titel wie Ruff & Tumble leider etwas unter. Wer von Jump‘n‘Runs nicht genug bekommen kann, wird sein Geld mit diesem Spiel ganz gewiss nicht in den Sand setzen, fĂŒr einen echten Top-Titel fehlt es allerdings noch an einigen Ecken.
PlayStationNowGamer (Dec 12, 1996)
Although it contends with classic platform games too limply for comfort, those wanting a gentler variety of platform game, the majority of which will consist of collecting goodies and KOing pairs of disgruntled Disneyland fuzzies, will find some cold comfort in what it has to offer. Anyone else beware though, this for the kids only and ranks alongside the likes of Rascal and Rosco McQueen rather than the platform greats. 40Winks is accomplished, stunningly sexy but the gameplay is as thin as a steam-rollered pancake.
PlayStationVideo Games (Nov, 1999)
Ruff'n Tumble kommt leider nicht an Hits wie Spyro 2 oder Crash heran. Dennoch schaffen es die witzigen EinfĂ€lle und die niedlichen Charaktere, euch in den Bann zuziehen. Gerade die Möglichkeit, durch das Annehmen anderer Persönlichkeiten neue FĂ€higkeiten zu erhalten, ist genial. WĂ€ren nicht die technischen MĂ€ngel und die auf Dauer etwas einfallslose Grafik, hĂ€tte dieses Game durchaus einen Klassik bekommen können. So bleibt unterm Strich nur ein ĂŒberdurchschnittliches, wenn auch nicht perfektes Jump‘n-Run. Genre-Fans sollten auf jeden Fall einmal einen Ausflug ins Land der TrĂ€ume riskieren.
Nintendo 64Video Games (Mar, 2000)
Die LinearitĂ€t kann man Ruff & Tumble ja nicht als Kritikpunkt anmerken, trotzdem konnten mich die Abenteuer ind er Traumwelt nur kurz fesseln. Bis auf die unterschiedlichen Charaktere wird euch wenig Abwechslung geboten: Hier ein Wink, dort ein TraumschlĂŒssel oder anderes Item, manchmal ein Loch in den Boden schlagen oder ein paar mutierte Blumen ins Jenseits befördern – das war‘s. Innovationen oder wenigstens gut kopierte, bereits bekannte Ideen werdet ihr selten finden. Ruff‘ & Tumble ist Durchschnittskost und nur jĂŒngeren Spielern oder ganz ausgehungerten Jumpern zu empfehlen.
PlayStationThe Review Busters (2010)
For what it’s worth, I rather enjoyed 40 Winks. It was a recommendation, and I wasn’t disappointed. I always loved platformers and regardless of its simplicity, I would recommend it to a fan of this genre. The game’s flaws were not enough to shine me away from its delightful charm. Experienced gamers might not be so forgiving for its childish appearance and difficulty, but I found it hard to discredit. For the $2.50 I spent on this title, I have nothing to complain about.
PlayStationElectric Playground (Apr 16, 2004)
While not the move-over-Mario product the advertising hype would have you believe, 40 Winks is nevertheless a good, atmospheric piece of broadband gaming suitable for all ages, with a truly dreamlike feel.
PlayStationComputer and Video Games (CVG) (Jan, 2000)
40 Winks is an enjoyable platform game. You bounce and swim your way through levels, and it looks really bright and cartoony. The different characters are fun and challenging, too. Although pitched at a younger audience, it's not an easy game and platform-starved PlayStation owners should welcome 30 Winks with open arms.
PlayStationSuper Play (Sweden) (Jan, 2000)
De som gillar Super Mario 64, Banjo Kazooie och Donkey Kong 64 kommer alltsĂ„ sĂ€kert Ă€ven att uppskatta 40 Winks. Men har man inte spelat nĂ„got av dessa spel tycker jag att man ska prova dem först. För jag kan faktiskt inte komma pĂ„ en enda anledning till varför man ska prioritera 40 Winks. Även fast det Ă€r bĂ„de roligt och vĂ€lgjort.
PlayStationIGN (Dec 22, 1999)
I hate coming down on this game. It pains me to be a bastard and take down the product of somebody's labor of love. And this was Eurocom's big chance to come out, to get away from all those Midway translations and Disney titles (which were fine games, but they allowed very little room for expression), and to make an artistic statement. The designers even put a compassionate goodbye to "Long lost family and friends" in the credits. This was a game that many people cared about, that artists and programmers and marketing agents all came together on as something they wanted to do. And it's such a heartrending story, as the sales on the title have been less than impressive, and GT Interactive is now considering quietly putting to rest the Nintendo 64 version of the game. But GT may be right, and maybe this is just one for everybody to just put behind them and move on. There's no crying in gaming.
PlayStationGameSpot (Jun 13, 2000)
The number of platformers released that have come and gone on the various consoles is nearly countless. If any one genre is synonymous with video games, it'd probably be the platformer. As is the case with a large sampling of games from any genre, platformers have ranged from extremely poor to masterful. Despite being sound in many respects, 40 Winks ends up falling squarely in the former category. It fails to rise above mediocrity due to its utter lack of challenge, its ultracute tone (which severely limits its appeal), and its oversimplified gameplay.
PlayStationIndie Hive (Jun 11, 2019)
I think 40 Winks is an underrated gem of a title that is marred by poor boss fights. The fact that you must defeat each boss before going to the next world (or to the final boss at all) can kill your enjoyment of an otherwise mystical and charming game.

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