Conclusion: While great in concept, Hail to the Chimp proves that it takes a little more than a high concept for a video game to become great. If Wideload Games was to ever create a sequel, I'd hope they could retain their humor but add in a lot of gameplay aspects that were sorely needed in Hail to the Chimp to be a quality game.
Summary: Hail to the Chimp is a politically charged party game where players battle one another to become the new leader of the Animal Kingdom. Players use the game's unique team-up mechanic, balancing cooperation with competition, to claw their way to victory.
Excerpt: The presidential election is right around the corner, so perhaps it makes perfect sense to have a zany spoof video game designed to entice multiple players in the never-ending quest to secure “clams” for ultimate victory.