An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush

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An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush
Developer(s) Hokus-Pokus
Publisher(s) Conspiracy Entertainment, Crave Entertainment
Platform(s) Game Boy Advance
Release date(s)
  • NA May 2, 2003
  • EU March 1, 2002
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single player

An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush is a platform game that was first released in Europe on March 1, 2002 for the Game Boy Advance, then in North America on May 2, 2003. It was developed by Hokus-Pokus[1] and published by Conspiracy Entertainment.


Fievel Mousekewitz, a rodent with an immigration card, is heading west in An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush. Based on the animated series from Universal Studios, the game has players controlling Fievel as he travels through 18 levels and six worlds, including "New York City" and "Gold Dust Gulch," to piece together Cat Malone's treasure map. Fievel will swing on rope, attack with his ten-gallon hat, ride riverboats, and jump the train to find Wylie Burp's gold.[2]

His family and friends were also kidnapped, so he has to rescue his family, as well as find the gold. The game is a traditional side-scrolling platformer. Conspiracy Entertainment has the game aimed at a "young audience who loved the films and direct-to-video sequels."[3]


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 56%[4]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 2.5/5 stars[2]
Nintendo Power 2.8/5[4]

The game received mediocre reviews from critics. stated, in French, that "It takes a real pleasure to play in an environment so worked. The levels are quite varied and different to want to continue. The characters are very fine and loyal to the cartoon. The animation is very fluid. You will never be hampered by a slowdown and this regardless of the number of enemies displayed[...] particular attention was brought to the soundtrack. It is really very good quality and quite adapted to crossed levels. But there also are somewhat regretted the lack of diversity in the music". Though the publication pointed out that the game will only appeal to younger players, and of the short length of the game.[5]


  1. ^ An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush at MobyGames
  2. ^ a b Leach, Gracie. "An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush - Overview - allgame". allgame. Retrieved 2011-08-28. 
  3. ^ "An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush". IGN. 2001-10-18. Retrieved 2011-08-28. 
  4. ^ a b "An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush". GameRankings. Retrieved 2011-08-28. 
  5. ^ "Fievel and the lost treasure". Retrieved 2011-08-28. 

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