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Prehistorik is a side-view platform game with a superficial similarity to Chuck Rock. You control a neanderthal who must march through hostile pre-historic environments seeking food and keeping himself safe. Some food can be found in caves, but it mainly exists in living animal forms.

These include fire-breathing Pyro-Tax dragons, the Turtosaurus, and the Bad Bat. Each of these must be clubbed to death, some taking up to 5 hits, and then walked over. Some other enemies are indestructible, with the monkeys who throw coconuts at you particularly fiendish.

You will have to complete the level within the time limit, and avoid contact with these foes. However, bombs and improved weapons can be collected, as can extra lives, time bonuses and an improved jump.


Prehistorik Atari ST Loading screen.

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Play Time Jul, 1991 75 out of 100 75
The One for ST Games Jul, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Atari ST User Sep, 1991 71 out of 100 71
ST Format Aug, 1991 68 out of 100 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Aug, 1991 645 out of 1000 64
Atari ST User Aug, 1993 55 out of 100 55
ST Format Apr, 1993 44 out of 100 44
Power Play Oct, 1991 41 out of 100 41


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Terok Nor (27771) added Prehistorik (Atari ST) on Apr 05, 2004
Other platforms contributed by ryanbus84 (30238), Kabushi (229532), Martin Smith (66830), Tomer Gabel (4643) and MAT (199744)