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Description

The story in this Chuck Rock game takes up a little while after the end of the first game. As you may remember, Chuck Rock had to rescue his girl, Ophelia from the bad dude Gary Gritter. Well, he was successful in his efforts, and now Chuck and Ophelia are married. Eventually, they have a son, named Junior. Chuck works in a factory, where he develops great skill at carving automobiles out of stone. A rival manufacturer becomes jealous of Chuck's abilities and kidnaps him. Now it is up to Junior to rescue his dad!

The gameplay in this sequel is similar to the first game, but with some minor differences since you are playing as Junior, rather than Chuck. This is a side-scrolling platform game with occasional rock-moving puzzles thrown in. Unlike Chuck, Junior carries a club that gives his attacks further reach.

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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Game Gear Use the vines to swing across
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Genesis Balance on the boulder
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck SEGA Master System Level begins
Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck Amiga CD32 Level 3 start

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Alternate Titles

  • "Chuck Rock 2: Son of Chuck" -- Alternate spelling
  • "チャックロックⅡ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A first-rate sequel. Amiga Gary Smith (65)

Critic Reviews

Player One Genesis Oct, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Sega Force SEGA Master System Dec 09, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Play Time SEGA CD Mar, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Mean Machines Genesis Oct, 1993 82 out of 100 82
GamesAreFun.com (GAF) SEGA CD Apr 21, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Play Time Amiga Jun, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Play Time Genesis 1993 79 out of 100 79
MEGA Genesis Oct, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Play Time Amiga CD32 Sep, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Jan, 1994 35 out of 50 70

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Trivia

Comic

Around the time of the game's release, Core commissioned a comic strip in the long-running UK children's magazine LookIn, centering on the day-to-day lives of Chuck, Ophelia and Junior. As a meta-referential joke, Chuck Jr owned a 'SteggaDrive' console, as a reference to the Genesis' European Mega Drive name. A year later the magazine was closed (after almost 25 years), and the final strip saw Chuck being swept away from his boat, presumed dead but washing up on a tribal island and being revered as a God - as an inexplicable comic touch, mourners at his 'funeral' included then-Prime-Minister John Major.

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