Whoopee Camp

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Whoopee Camp Co., Ltd.
Industry Video game industry
Founded 1997
Defunct 2000
Headquarters Osaka, Japan
Products Tomba!, Tomba! 2
Website http://www.whoopeecamp.co.jp/

Whoopee Camp was a video game developer started in 1997.

They made two games: Ore! Tomba in Japan, Tomba! in North America, Tombi! in Europe in 1997, and Tomba! The Wild Adventures in Japan, Tomba! 2: The Evil Swine Return in North America, Tombi! 2 in Europe in 1999. Tomba! is a game about a child of the same name with pink hair and green shorts that has to get his grandfather's bracelet made out of gold back from the evil pigs invading an uncharted continent, while Tomba! 2 was about a completely different group of evil pigs (aside from the leader, the last evil pig) kidnapping Tomba's girlfriend Tabby and trying to take over the continent where Tabby lives on.

Both games were critically well received but in the long run, they both sold poorly mainly due to very low availability of the game in stores and as a result never attained Greatest Hits/Platinum status. Today, both Tomba! games are very rare and sold at high prices, although they are both now available digitally as "PS One Classics" on the PlayStation Network for play on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable.

Whoopee Camp split and the staff went to work for other companies shortly after the release of Tomba! 2 (with most of them going to Access Games).