Zapper: One Wicked Cricket

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Zapper: One Wicked Cricket
PAL region PS2 cover art
PAL region PlayStation 2 cover art
Developer(s) Blitz Games, Atomic Planet Entertainment
Publisher(s) Infogrames
Platform(s) Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, GameCube
Genre(s) Platform

Zapper: One Wicked Cricket is a platform game for the Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance and PC. The game was developed by Blitz Games and published by Infogrames. Zapper was released in North America in 2002.

In this game, the player's aim is to traverse over sixteen levels as Zapper the cricket in an effort to save Zapper's brother from an evil foe. Along the way the player must collect six eggs in each level. The concept behind Zapper's gameplay is similar to the classic game Frogger, and is in fact described in the GameSpot review as "basically just Frogger without the license".[1] Zapper received average scores from reviewers, with GameRankings listing its average review score from a variety of sources being between 56 and 59.5%.

On November 17, 2008, Zapper became available on Xbox Live as part of the 'Xbox Originals' range.[2]