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Description

Baby Roo has been kidnapped by monkeys, and it's up to Mama Roo to come to the rescue! Your kangaroo starts out at the bottom of the screen. You need to guide the kangaroo up the various ladders and platforms to the top where Baby Roo is being held captive. The monkeys will be trying to stop you by throwing or dropping apples and knocking you off the platforms. Your kangaroo has boxing gloves, however, and can knock out the monkeys with a single punch! Along the way various types of fruit can be collected to earn bonus points.

Screenshots

Kangaroo Atari 8-bit I grabbed a strawberry
Kangaroo Arcade Jumping platforms.
Kangaroo Atari 8-bit Reunited and it feels so good
Kangaroo Atari 8-bit Starting level 1

Promo Images

Kangaroo Screenshot
Kangaroo Screenshot
Kangaroo Screenshot
Kangaroo Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Canguru" -- Brazilian title
  • "Arcade Archives: Kangaroo" -- PS4 / Switch title
  • "アーケードアーカイブス カンガルー" -- Japanese PS4 / Switch spelling

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User Reviews

Take "Donkey Kong" and make it extraordinarily boring w/ terrible control Atari 2600 MagFram (43)

Critic Reviews

TeleMatch Atari 2600 Sep, 1983 1 out of 6 100
Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Atari 5200 Jul, 1983 4 out of 4 100
The Video Game Critic Atari 5200 Oct 14, 2000 A- 91
Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Atari 2600 Oct, 1983 3.5 out of 4 88
Digital Press Arcade Mar, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition Atari 8-bit Dec, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Retro Game Reviews Atari 2600 Apr 23, 2016 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
All Game Guide Atari 2600 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Atari Times Atari 2600 Sep 20, 2005 60 out of 100 60
Woodgrain Wonderland Atari 2600 May 06, 2017 D+ 33

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Contributed to by Rik Hideto (471363), RKL (5734), Pseudo_Intellectual (64871), Servo (57354) and LepricahnsGold (142461)
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