Hail to the Chimp

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Hail to the Chimp
Hail to the Chimp Coverart.png
North American cover
Developer(s) Wideload Games
Publisher(s) Gamecock Media Group
Engine Unreal Engine 3
Platform(s) Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Release date(s)
  • NA: June 30, 2008 (PS3)
  • NA: July 2, 2008 (X360)
  • AUS: September 25, 2008
  • EU: July 17, 2009
Genre(s) Party
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Hail to the Chimp is a video game developed by Wideload Games and published by Gamecock Media Group. The game was released in 2008 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Gameplay[edit]

In the game, up to four players compete as anthropomorphic animals in a variety of mini-games while vying for the role of "President of the Animal Kingdom".[1]

Development[edit]

Released during a United States presidential election year, the game was billed as the "Presidential Party Game" and used campaign-style advertisements meant to blend in with the U.S. presidential campaign ads that were prevalent at the time.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
PS3 Xbox 360
1UP.com N/A B+[2]
Destructoid N/A 4/10[3]
Edge 7/10[4] N/A
Game Informer 4/10[5] 4/10[5]
GamePro 3/5 stars[6] 3/5 stars[6]
GameSpot N/A 5.5/10[7]
GameZone 6/10[8] N/A
IGN 3.5/10[9] 3.5/10[10]
OXM N/A 7/10[11]
PSM 2.5/5 stars[12] N/A
Maxim 6/10[13] 6/10[13]
Variety N/A (unfavorable)[14]
Aggregate score
Metacritic 51/100[15] 52/100[16]

The game received "mixed" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[16][15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brudvig, Erik (December 14, 2007). "Hail to the Chimp Hands-on". IGN. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ Leone, Matt (June 24, 2008). "Hail to the Chimp Xbox 360 Review". 1UP.com. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  3. ^ Nicholson, Brad (July 13, 2008). "Destructoid review: Hail to the Chimp (X360)". Destructoid. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ Edge staff (September 2008). "Hail to the Chimp (PS3)". Edge (192): 97. 
  5. ^ a b "Hail to the Chimp". Game Informer (183): 86. July 2008. 
  6. ^ a b Erickson, Tracy (June 30, 2008). "Review: Hail to the Chimp". GamePro. Archived from the original on July 1, 2008. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  7. ^ Watters, Chris (July 7, 2008). "Hail to the Chimp Review (X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  8. ^ Sandoval, Angelina (July 16, 2008). "Hail to the Chimp - PS3 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 5, 2008. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  9. ^ Roper, Chris (July 9, 2008). "Hail to the Chimp Review (PS3)". IGN. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  10. ^ Roper, Chris (July 1, 2008). "Hail to the Chimp Review (X360)". IGN. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  11. ^ Lewis, Cameron (July 2008). "Hail to the Chimp". Official Xbox Magazine: 73. Archived from the original on July 2, 2008. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Review: Hail to the Chimp". PlayStation: The Official Magazine: 82. October 2008. 
  13. ^ a b "Hail to the Chimp". Maxim. July 2008. 
  14. ^ Alexander, Leigh (June 26, 2008). "Review: 'Hail to the Chimp' (X360)". Variety. Retrieved June 26, 2016. 
  15. ^ a b "Hail to the Chimp for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 26, 2012. 
  16. ^ a b "Hail to the Chimp for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 26, 2012. 

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