Space Chimps (video game)

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Space Chimps
Space Chimps Coverart.png
Developer(s)Redtribe (PlayStation 2, Wii and Xbox 360)
Wicked Witch Software (Microsoft Windows port)[1]
WayForward Technologies (Nintendo DS)
Publisher(s)Brash Entertainment
Designer(s)John Zuur Platten[2]
Platform(s)Nintendo DS
PlayStation 2
Wii
Microsoft Windows
Xbox 360
Release
  • NA: July 14, 2008 (PC)
  • NA: July 15, 2008
  • EU: August 1, 2008
  • AU: September 15, 2008 (PS2, Wii, X360)
  • AU: September 18, 2008 (DS)
Genre(s)Platform
Mode(s)Single-player
Multi-player

Space Chimps is a platform video game based on the film of the same name. It is published by Brash Entertainment, and was released on PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.

Description[edit]

Based on the film, Ham III, grandson of the first chimpanzee in space, teams up with fellow spacemates Luna and Titan to a space adventure and trip to an unknown extraterrestrial planet.

Which the player plays two characters, Ham and Luna, through levels defeating enemies in order to defeat Zartog and save their friend, collecting the color gumdrop shaped objects call Globtrotters as well as Bananas, which would allow the players to access extras, such as character concepts, artwork and videos.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
DSPCPS2WiiXbox 360
GamesRadar+N/AN/AN/AN/A2/5[3]
IGN6.6/10[4]6.7/10[5]6.5/10[6]6.5/10[6]6.7/10[5]
Jeuxvideo.com5/20[7]N/A4/20[8]4/20[8]4/20[8]
NGamer47%[9]N/AN/AN/AN/A
OXM (US)N/AN/AN/AN/A4/10[10]
Pocket Gamer3/5[11]N/AN/AN/AN/A
VarietyN/AN/A(negative)[12]N/AN/A
Aggregate score
Metacritic59/100[13]67/100[14]43/100[15]52/100[16]57/100[17]

The game received "mixed or average reviews" on all platforms except the PlayStation 2 version, which received "generally unfavorable reviews", according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[13][14][15][16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wicked Witch Software site
  2. ^ Space Chimps on IMDb
  3. ^ Roberts, Gem (August 23, 2008). "Space Chimps review (X360)". GamesRadar+. Future plc. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  4. ^ Pereira, Mike (August 1, 2008). "Space Chimps Review (NDS)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  5. ^ a b Thang, Jimmy (August 8, 2008). "Space Chimps Review (PC, X360)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  6. ^ a b Thang, Jimmy (August 8, 2008). "Space Chimps Review (PS2, Wii)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  7. ^ Dinowan (October 21, 2008). "Test: Les Chimpanzés de l'Espace (DS)". Jeuxvideo.com (in French). Webedia. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  8. ^ a b c pixelpirate (October 21, 2008). "Test: Les Chimpanzés de l'Espace (PS2, Wii, X360)". Jeuxvideo.com (in French). Webedia. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  9. ^ "Review: Space Chimps (DS)". NGamer. Future plc. October 2008. p. 77.
  10. ^ "Space Chimps". Official Xbox Magazine. Future US. October 2008. p. 85.
  11. ^ Hargreaves, Roger (August 13, 2008). "Space Chimps". Pocket Gamer. Steel Media Ltd. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  12. ^ Fritz, Ben (July 28, 2008). "Space Chimps (PS2)". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  13. ^ a b "Space Chimps for DS Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  14. ^ a b "Space Chimps for PC Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  15. ^ a b "Space Chimps for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  16. ^ a b "Space Chimps for Wii Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  17. ^ a b "Space Chimps for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 29, 2019.

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