Animorphs: Know the Secret

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Animorphs: Know the Secret
Animorphs KTS cover.jpg
Developer(s) Gigawatt Studios
Publisher(s) GT Interactive
Distributor(s) Infogrames
Director(s) Rob Knaack (technical director)
Producer(s) David Koenig (executive producer)
Artist(s) Yoni Koenig (art director)
Writer(s) Gary Brown (lead game designer)
Andy Olik
Composer(s) Jack Wall
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release date(s)
  • NA July 21, 2000
Genre(s) Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Role-playing video game
Mode(s) Single-player

Animorphs: Know the Secret is a 2000 game for Microsoft Windows. It is based upon the popular Scholastic book series Animorphs by K. A. Applegate.


Four of the Animorphs face off against three Hork-Bajir.

Gameplay in Know the Secret involves the player playing as each of the five Animorphs (before Ax) as they investigate why Yeerk operations have slowed down. In a mix of platforming, puzzles, and problem solving, the player can switch control between four of the Animorphs; Tobias is stuck as a hawk and gives clues to the player.[1] While solving this mystery, the Animorphs have access to a number of different animal morphs they can change into, totaling 20.[2] Using the different morphs and characters effectively is the key to beating the game.



In SuperKids's review of Know the Secret, they gave it a 2/5 for "educational value," a 4.5/5 for "kid appeal" and a 4/4 for ease of use. [3] Community reviews on GameSpot were much less positive. The average review was a mere 2.5/10.[4]


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  3. ^ "Review of Animorphs - Know the Secret". SuperKids Software review. Retrieved 29 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "GameSpot Reviews". GameSpot Community Reviews. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 

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