Excerpt: It's been some time since the last Ape Escape was released (with the intention of making full use of the Dual Shock controller)...unless you lived in Japan, where a semi-sequel dedicated to simian nudity was released between then and now (oh those crazy Japanese).
Excerpt: Genre: Platform Publisher: Ubi Soft Developer: SCEI Release Date: July 2, 2003 Buy 'APE ESCAPE 2': PlayStation 2 Ever since that fateful day in 1981 when a small then-struggling coin-op start-up company by the name of Nintendo unleashed Donkey Kong, a simple puzzle game featuring an enormous monkey...
Excerpt: There's no doubt about it, Super Mario 64 paved the way for all 3D platform titles some 8 years ago. There have been dozens and dozens of half-assed clones, and there have also been a few 3D platformers that in many ways outdid Super Mario 64 in various categories.
Summary: Ape Escape 2 is an impressive sequel to a great game, and shows that easy games don't have to have a short lifespan. More extras than you can shake a stick at combined with addictive, humorous gameplay make this game well worth a look if monkeys tickle your fancy.
Excerpt: Vor langer Zeit lebten Menschen und Affen friedlich zusammen. Ein brillanter Wissenschaftler bastelte gerade an seinem Experiment - dem Affenhelm. Doch dieser Helm fiel dem eigenwilligen Affenanführer Specter in die Hände.
Pros: Tolle Technik, Sehr hohe Motivation, Viele spaßige Ideen