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The Polar Express is a 3D action platformer based on Robert Zemeckis' animated Christmas film from 2004.

Play as Chris, the hero boy, and make your way to the North Pole on The Polar Express, helping the other kids to overcome the hazards and villains on the way to meet Santa!

Find the children's missing tickets, navigate the spooky train carriage, run along the carriage rooftop, fight against Scrooge, ski down the slopes with the hobo, ride in the suck-o-matic tube system and fly the zeppelin to North Pole!

A variety of activities make up this exciting Christmas adventure, including beat/dancing games, run and jumping levels, flying, skiing, and adventure elements, such as collecting lost train tickets and defeating mischievous toys!


The Polar Express Windows Main screen
The Polar Express Windows First scene

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Alternate Titles

  • "Le Pôle Express" -- French title
  • "Der Polarexpress" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Windows Mar 23, 2005 B 75
7Wolf Magazine Windows Nov 18, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
GameZone GameCube Dec 21, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan 31, 2005 68 out of 100 68
GameZone Windows Dec 19, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63 GameCube Jan 05, 2005 39 out of 100 39 GameCube Nov 22, 2004 7 out of 20 35
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Dec 06, 2004 3.1 out of 10 31 Windows Nov 22, 2004 6 out of 20 30
Video Game Talk PlayStation 2 Jan 02, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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