Juka and the Monophonic Menace

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Juka and the Monophonic Menace
PAL boxart of Juka and the Monophonic Menace.
Developer(s)Orbital Media, Inc.
Publisher(s)
Composer(s)Jake Kaufman
Platform(s)Game Boy Advance
Release
  • PAL: November 23, 2005[1]
  • NA: October 24, 2006
Genre(s)Action-adventure
Mode(s)Single-player

Juka and the Monophonic Menace is an action-adventure video game published and developed by Orbital Media, Inc. in PAL regions, and published by SouthPeak Interactive in NA. It was slated for release on the Nintendo DS, but it was ultimately canceled.

Trivia[edit]

  • A bug in this game is present in the PAL version of the game, where defeating Frostinator is impossible due to him not spawning one of the needed enemies to kill him. It was fixed in the NA release that was released the next year.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic66/100[2]
Review scores
PublicationScore
AllGame2.5/5 stars[3]
GameSpot6.3/10[4]
GameZone7.7/10[5]
IGN8/10[6]
Nintendo Power5/10[7]
Nintendo World Report6.5/10[8]

The game received "average" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[2] IGN said: "Orbital Media has given everyone a really solid adventure game that uses some rather interesting techniques for battle."[6] GameSpot said: "There are dozens of role-playing games available for the Game Boy Advance [...] Juka and the Monophonic Menace is one of the simpler games." They further commented that "As such, it's a good way to introduce younger or inexperienced players to the genre."[4] Nintendo Power gave the game a score of five out of ten, over a year before its U.S. release.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juka and the Monophonic Menace (2005) Game Boy Advance release dates". MobyGames. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Juka and the Monophonic Menace for Game Boy Advance Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  3. ^ William Gray. "Juka and the Monophonic Menace - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 16, 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  4. ^ a b Frank Provo (February 14, 2007). "Juka and the Monophonic Menace Review". GameSpot. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  5. ^ Aceinet (November 7, 2006). "Juka and the Monophonic Menace - GBA - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 10, 2007. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  6. ^ a b Jack DeVries (October 30, 2006). "Juka and the Monophonic Menace Review". IGN. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Juka and the Monophonic Menace". Nintendo Power. Vol. 196. October 2005. p. 101.
  8. ^ Steven Rodriguez (November 20, 2006). "Juka and the Monophonic Menace". Nintendo World Report. Retrieved September 25, 2017.

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