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In Prehistorik Man, the player takes control of a neanderthal who is on a quest to travel through various levels, collecting food items to get his village ready for the fast approaching fall feast. Along the way, the player will encounter an assortment of enemies ranging from spiders, giant rats and even the mighty T-Rex.

There are five levels in all and the player can upgrade their weapons to axes and mallets throughout the game as well as acquire a hang glider, giving the player the advantage of flight and covering long distances. The main goal of the game is to vanquish enemies, collect food items, and face a boss at the end of each level.


Prehistorik Man SNES Opening story
Prehistorik Man SNES Spider as lift
Prehistorik Man SNES Nice chick
Prehistorik Man SNES If I wake this 'ree-tartada', I can restart here if I die.

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Prehistorik Man Screenshot
Prehistorik Man Screenshot
Prehistorik Man Screenshot
Prehistorik Man Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "P-Man" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine Apr, 1995 90.3 out of 100 90
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1995 35.5 out of 40 89 Dec 03, 2010 17 out of 20 85
Video Games Jul, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Total! (Germany) May, 1996 2.25 out of 6 75
Game Players Jun, 1995 62 out of 100 62
Video Game Den Oct 03, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GamePro (US) May, 1995 3 out of 5 60


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  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • May 1995 (Issue 70) - Game of the Month

Big John WV (27242) added Prehistorik Man (SNES) on Feb 12, 2009
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