The Adventure of Little Ralph

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The Adventure of Little Ralph
Developer(s) New Corporation[1]
Publisher(s) Ertain Corporation
NEW Corporation[1]
Platform(s) PlayStation
PlayStation Network (PS3/PSP)
Release date(s)
  • JP 3 June 1999
Genre(s) side scrolling[2]
platforming[1]
Mode(s) Single-player

The Adventure of Little Ralph (ちっぽけラルフの大冒険 Chippoke Ralph no Daibouken?) is a 1999 PlayStation 2D platform game[2][3] It was developed by the New Corporation and released only in Japan.[4] The game's story focuses on Ralph, a man who has been turned into a child who now must save a damsel in distress.

Gameplay[edit]

Some boss fights switch to a style of gameplay closer to traditional fighting games such as Street Fighter II.[5]

Development[edit]

The game started development for the Sharp X68000 home computer before moving to the PlayStation.[6]

Releases[edit]

It was released on June 3, 1999 in Japan only for the PlayStation.[2][3][7]

The game was rereleased on PlayStation Network on 26 July 2007.[8] The game has been known to fetch as high as US$200 on online auction sites such as eBay.[9]

The soundtrack to the game was released in 2009 by EGG Music.[6]

Reception[edit]

Famitsu gave the game 26 points out of 40.[10] The game was praised for its high quality graphics and music, and difficulty.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 1397350800. "Adventure of Little Ralph (Game)". Giant Bomb. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Chippoke Ralph no Daibōken: The Adventure of Little Ralph for PlayStation (1999) Forums". MobyGames. 1999-06-03. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  3. ^ a b "CLASSIC GAME REVIEW - The Adventure Of Little Ralph (Playstation)". Retro Spirit Games. 2012-10-30. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  4. ^ "Adventure of Little Ralph for PlayStation". GameFAQs. 1999-06-03. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  5. ^ "The Adventure Of Little Ralph - Playstation". illusionware.it. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  6. ^ a b "「EGG MUSIC」,「ちっぽけラルフの大冒険」のサントラをリリース" (Press release) (in Japanese). 1 December 2009. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Adventures of Little Ralph - PlayStation - IGN". Ca.ign.com. 1999-06-03. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  8. ^ "ちっぽけラルフの大冒険" (in Japanese). Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "It Came From Japan! The Adventures of Little Ralph". Destructoid. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  10. ^ "ちっぽけラルフの大冒険 [PS] / ファミ通.com". Famitsu (in Japanese). Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  11. ^ Peeples, Jeremy (12 June 2012). "Graveyard: The Adventure of Little Ralph ‹ Hardcore Gamer". Hardcoregamer.com. Retrieved 2014-04-11.