Cabela's African Safari
|Cabela's African Safari|
"Cabela's African Safari" cover art
|Developer(s)||Sand Grain Studios (PS2 and PSP), Magic Wand Productions (PC), FUN Labs (Xbox 360)|
|Release date(s)||December 5, 2006|
|Mode(s)||Single-player or multiplayer|
Cabela's African Safari is a hunting simulation video game, in which a player can track and stalk a variety of animals on a safari over six and seven African countries. Animals include leopards, elephants, rhinoceroses, cheetahs, cape buffalo, lions, hippopotamus, crocodiles and many others.
You play as a big game hunter who is on a safari in Africa. You start out in South Africa, where you go on a wing-shooting hunt for turtle doves. Then, you hunt impala and take a trophy greater kudu. Then you hunt for springbok and duiker, and fighting African wild dogs. Then, you hunt black wildebeests and blue wildebeests. In a jeep and then hunt warthogs. and tale a trophy dik-dik. The Level ends when you hunt a trophy white rhinoceros. Then, you proceed to Namibia where you hunt for zebras, steenbucks, roan antelopes, and klipspringers. Then, you go on another wing-shooting hunt, for Egyptian geese and hunt a trophy gemsbok. Then, you hunt a herd of hartebeests in a jeep, and hunt three kudu. The Level ends when you hunt a trophy African leopard. Then, you go to Botswana, where first, you hunt lechwe, zebra, and ostrich. then, you go on a wing shooting hunt for spur-winged geese and hunt a trophy bushbuck. Then you bait leopards and hunt Cape buffalo in a jeep. The level ends when you hunt a trophy African bush elephant. Then you proceed to Zimbabwe, where you hunt waterbucks, grey rhebok, sable antelope, baboons, and two more baited leopards. Then, you hunt springbok in a vehicle and hunt a trophy common eland and red-billed teal. The Next Level ends when you hunt three trophy buffalo. Then, you proceed to Mozambique for the next level. First, you track and hunt a trophy nyala, bontebok, and hunt two cheetahs. Then you bait in and fight hyenas. Then you hunt reedbuck and red forest duiker. And then, you hunt zebras in a jeep and go on a wing-shooting hunt for yellow-billed ducks. The level ends when you hunt two trophy lions. (Xbox 360 and PSP) The last level ends in Tanzania to hunt lions, of bait common elands in a jeep, Cape buffalo in a jeep where you hunt for white rhinoceros, Tracking for nyalas, to bonus game the cat is call caracal (only on PSP) and go on a last wings-hooting hunt for rock pigeons and two trophy 1 hippopotamus, and 1 crocodile are hunting elands. After you hunt the hippo and crocodile. Your guide says "And so, you have conquered the feared Big Five (PC and PS2) or Dangerous Seven (PSP and Xbox 360). Many have journeyed to Africa in hope of returning with Africa's most feared and exotic trophies, but you are among the few who have succeeded. Congratulations, and take pride. Africa shall remember you as a hunter who has passed her ultimate test!". The game ends.
° Only in Xbox 360 and PSP
- Instant Hunt.
- Big Five.
- Open Safari.
- Safari Hunt.
- Wing Shooting Practice, Tournament and Hot Seat (Multiplayer).
° Dangerous Seven
° Open Season
Game rifles (with animals)
- .243/.243 custom (duiker, red duiker, klipspringer, springbok, steenbuck, dik-dik)
- .270 (bushbuck, reedbuck, impala, nyala, warthog, grey rhebok)
- .300/.300 custom (wildebeest, hartebeest, lechwe, ostrich, baboon, hyena, crocodile, bontebok)
- .338 (zebra, waterbuck, sable, kudu, gemsbok, eland, roan)
- .375 (African leopard, African cheetah)
- .416/.416 custom (Cape buffalo, lion)
- .505/.505 custom (white rhino, hippo)
- .600 (African elephant)
Game shotguns (with birds)
- .410 o & u/.410 o & u custom (turtle dove, rock pigeon)
- .12 gauge/ .12 gauge custom (Egyptian goose, spur-winged goose, red-billed teal, yellow-billed duck)
- South Africa (All)
- Namibia (All)
- Botswana (PS2, PC, Xbox 360)
- Zimbabwe (All)
- Mozambique (All)
- Tanzania (PSP, Xbox 360)
- Impala (South Africa) regular in South Africa, nongame in Zimbabwe
- Springbok (South Africa, Zimbabwe) Herd animal in Zimbabwe
- Dik-dik (South Africa) tracking animal in PSP and Xbox 360
- Duiker (South Africa, Mozambique)
- Kudu (Namibia) crossbow on Namibia in PSP and Xbox 360
- South Cape kudu (South Africa) tracking animal, top trophy on PSP
- Black wildebeest (South Africa) Herd animal
- Warthog (South Africa) Crossbow in Xbox 360 and PSP
- Blue wildebeest (South Africa) Top trophy Herd animal
- Turtle dove (South Africa)
- White rhinoceros (South Africa, Tanzania)Trophy Animal, regular in Tanzania
- Grant's zebra (Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique) regular in Namibia and Botswana, herd hunt in Mozambique
- Klipspringer (Namibia) tracking in PSP
- Gemsbok (Namibia) Tracking animal, top trophy on PSP
- Steenbuck (Namibia)
- Roan antelope (Namibia) Tracking animal,regular on PSP
- Hartebeest (Namibia) herd animal
- Egyptian goose (Namibia, Mozambique)
- African leopard (Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe)Trophy Animal in Namibia, baiting animal in Botswana and Zimbabwe
- Lechwe (Botswana, Mozambique) tracking on Mozambique on PSP
- Ostrich (Namibia, Botswana) Namibia on PSP
- Spur-winged goose (Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe)Namibia on PSP, Zimbabwe on Xbox 360
- Bushbuck (Botswana, Mozambique) tracking animal on Botswana, crossbow on Mozambique in PSP
- Cape buffalo (Botswana, Zimbabwe, Tanzania) herd animal in Botswana, Trophy animal in Zimbabwe, top trophy in Tanzania
- African bush elephant (Botswana, Tanzania, Mozambique)Trophy Animal in Mozambique on PSP, Trophy Animal in Botswana on PS2, PC, and Xbox 360, regular in Tanzania
- Waterbuck (Zimbabwe)
- Sable antelope (Zimbabwe)
- Grey rhebok (Zimbabwe) tracking on PSP
- Baboon (Zimbabwe) crossbow on Xbox 360 and PSP
- Red-billed teal (Zimbabwe,Tanzania)
- Eland (Zimbabwe, Tanzania) tracking animal on Zimbabwe, herd on Tanzania
- Nyala (Mozambique, Tanzania) tracking animal
- African cheetah (Mozambique)
- Spotted hyena (Mozambique) baiting animal
- Reedbuck (Mozambique) top trophy on PSP
- Bontebok (Mozambique)
- Red forest duiker (Mozambique, Tanzania) tracking animal in Mozambique, crossbow in Tanzania
- Yellow-billed duck (Mozambique, South Africa)South Africa on Xbox 360
- African lion (Mozambique,Tanzania ) Trophy Animal on Mozambique, baiting in Tanzania
- Rock pigeon (Tanzania)
- Hippopotamus (Tanzania) Trophy Animal on Xbox 360 and PSP
- Nile crocodile (Tanzania) Trophy Animal on Xbox 360 and PSP
- Caracal (Tanzania) Bonus Animal on PSP
- African wild dog (South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe) Zimbabwe on PSP
- Albatross (Namibia, Botswana) Namibia on PSP
- Cardinal woodpecker (Namibia)
- Chimpanzee (Namibia)
- Giraffe (Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania) Tanzania on PSP
- Impala (Zimbabwe)
- White pelican (Zimbabwe)
- Barred cuckoo (Mozambique)
- Gorilla (Mozambique)
- Flamingo (Mozambique)
- Cape buffalo (Mozambique)
- African leopard (Tanzania)
- The springbok, dik-dik, wildebeest, warthog, klipspringer, steenbuck, roan antelope, hartebeest, turtle dove, Egyptian goose, lechwe, ostrich, spur-winged goose, bushbuck, waterbuck, sable antelope, grey rhebok, baboon, red-billed teal, eland, nyala, cheetah, reedbuck, bontebok, yellow-billed duck, rock dove, and caracal are the first animals to appear in games by Cabela's. It would have also included Thomson's gazelle, Gerenuk, African Blue Quail, oribi, suni, tsessebe, blesbok, African porcupine, and other game animals native to Africa.
- The southern white rhino, African leopard, African bush elephant, Cape buffalo, African lion, hippopotamus, Nile crocodile, spotted hyena, gemsbok, duiker, kudu, impala, and Grant's zebra are the first animals to appear in Cabela's games for the Xbox 360.
- The Giraffe was a nongame animals in the game, but was later a legal game animal in Cabela's African Adventures.
- It was the second Cabela's game to be released on the Xbox 360 and third on the PSP.
- The game was thought to be on the Wii, PS3, Xbox, and Gamecube to feature other African game animals, but these four versions were cancelled.
- This is the first and only games where Warthogs attack.
- This game would have had the .223 because the Warthog, Baboon, and Caracal are all small game.
- In the Xbox 360 and PSP versions of the game, the rhino is a Black rhino, but it's actually a Southern white rhino.
- The Gorilla is not dangerous in the game, but these apes are in real life. Along with the African wild dog and Tiger (though not in the game, but in the 2 others: Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2 and Ultimate Challenge), hunting of these 3 Endangered species have been banned.
- Cabela's African Safari (game page at VideoGameButtons.com)