Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge

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Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge
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Playstation Cover art
Developer(s) Argonaut Games
Publisher(s) Disney Interactive (PC)
Sony Computer Entertainment (PS)
Composer(s) Rob Lord
Platform(s) PlayStation, Windows
Release date(s) PlayStation
  • NA March 15, 2001
Windows
  • NA 2001
  • EU March 29, 2002
Genre(s) Platformer
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution CD-ROM

Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge is the Aladdin franchise video game which was developed for the PlayStation and PC by Argonaut Games and distributed by Disney Interactive in 2001.

Plot[edit]

The game is set after the events of Return of Jafar and before the television series and Aladdin and the King of Thieves. The legendary city of Agrabah is in trouble again: the evil sorceress Nasira (Jodi Benson) is out to avenge the death of her brother, the nefarious sorcerer Jafar (Jonathan Freeman). She begins her vengeful plot by taking over the palace with a spell and kidnapping Princess Jasmine (Linda Larkin) and the Sultan; she then commands the guard's captain Razoul (Jim Cummings) to bring Aladdin (Scott Weinger) to her. The treacherous Nasira believes that if she collects a set of ancient relics that are spread all over Agrabah she might be able to revive Jafar and take over the world, and so she uses her captives to force Aladdin into doing this job for her.

Gameplay[edit]

The player assumes control of three total characters in the game: Aladdin, Abu, and Princess Jasmine. Aladdin's abilities range from sword fighting to jumping to stomping. Abu can jump, roll, and climb on walls to a certain degree. Jasmine's character is hiding in a pot for her level therefore the player can hide and hop. The player collects gold coins throughout each level and fights a variety of villains. The game's environments vary greatly and allow much interaction. The game also contains mini games at the end of each level (pie throwing, surfing, skate-boarding, and cloud jumping).

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 64.96%[2]
Metacritic 61/100[3]
Review scores
Publication Score
Allgame 2.5/5 stars[4]
Electronic Gaming Monthly 4.33/10[5]
Game Informer 6/10[6]
GamePro 3/5 stars[7]
GameSpot 6.3/10[8]
IGN 6/10[9]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 2/5 stars[10]
PlayStation Magazine 6/10[11]

Reception of the game was mixed or average, as GameRankings gave the PlayStation version a score of 64.96%[2] while Metacritic gave it a score of 61 out of 100.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge Information for PlayStation". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge Critic Reviews for PlayStation". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  4. ^ Thompson, Jon. "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge (PS) - Review". Allgame. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  5. ^ "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 2001. 
  6. ^ "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge". Game Informer (97). May 2001. 
  7. ^ Human Tornado (2001-03-23). "Alladin: Nasira's Revenge [sic] Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on 2005-03-12. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  8. ^ Satterfield, Shane (2001-04-05). "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  9. ^ Zdyrko, David (2001-03-16). "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge". IGN. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 
  10. ^ "Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 100. June 2001. 
  11. ^ "Review: Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge". PSM. 2001. 

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