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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 DOS Title
Prehistorik Amiga Main Title
Prehistorik DOS Level 3 has a winter theme
Prehistorik Amstrad CPC It's dead, now pick it up

Promo Images

Prehistorik Screenshot
Prehistorik Screenshot
Prehistorik Screenshot
Prehistorik Screenshot

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User Reviews

Colourful post-mario platformer with several fun reducing features DOS Roedie (5247)
Totally brilliant. Amiga Tomer Gabel (4634)
Highly entertaining DOS Gothicgene (83)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Aug, 1991 81 out of 100 81
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jun, 1991 9.2 out of 12 77
Play Time Atari ST Jul, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 68 out of 100 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Aug, 1991 645 out of 1000 64
Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1993 55 out of 100 55
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Amiga Magazine CDTV Aug, 1992 Unscored Unscored
Amiga Joker CDTV Oct, 1992 Unscored Unscored


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Boss Level Theme Music

The boss levels theme in the game starts with the fanfare of Sylvester Stallone's Rocky movie series theme.
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