Conclusion: this game the graphics are nothing to boast about but the gameplay is addictive. this is quite an easy game to play on and even though it sounds lame this is a good game. like the monkey games previously this soes not disapoint the immatture.
Summary: I bought this game ages ago as the first game on my psp, the game itself is quite fun and can be entertaining for short periods but too repetitive to play it for more than half an hour at a time. The graphics are good and are very similar to cell-shading but not quite as refined. The basic premise is to catch monkeys over a load of levels using new gadgets. The multiplayer mini-games are quite good first time but again suffer a very low replay value.
Excerpt: "...simple updates and twists. In Ape Escape you play the hero Spike a manga type hero who utilises a net to catch the pesky monkeys running loose in history. The bad guy in the game is Specter an evolved monkey who's intelligence has been enhanced thanks to a special helmet he wears, he sends his drone monkeys across history and into the future to cause mayhem and take over the world (queue planet of the apes) Spikes job is to stop the monkeys using ...
Pros: Fun, cartoony action game with lots of mini games .
Summary: Ape Escape ist dem Spieler, der die PSX-Generation mitbekommen hat, sicherlich bekannt. Wirklich überragend war das Spiel damals nicht, obwohl es in der Fachpresse durchweg Noten um die 85% einheimste. Vielmehr machte es dadurch auf sich aufmerksam, dass es das erste Spiel war, das zwingend einen Analog-Controller voraussetzte.