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Ape Escape 2 [European] (PS2)

Ape Escape 2 [European] (PS2)
alaScore 89

96 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 reviews of Ape Escape 2 [European] (PS2). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the Ape Escape 2 [European] (PS2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 96 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Ape Escape 2 [European] (PS2)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Ape Escape 2 [European] (PS2) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Ape Escape 3 (PS2)Ape Escape 2Ape Escape 3 (PS2)

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Ape Escape 3 (PlayStation 2)

 

Sony has no shortage of first-party-developed platformer franchises. But amid glory hogs like Ratchet, Jak, and Sly Cooper, the Ape Escape series has quietly plugged along since the PlayStation era, providing consistently great platforming experiences...

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Ape Escape 3

 

Unfortunately, that little extra from the costumes is everything Ape Escape 3 adds to the main game. Gadgets are fun to use as always, but remain the same. Puzzles are also fun to solve, but aren't exactly challenging. And the overall level design,...

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Ape Escape 3

 

Sony's monkey mayhem is still cute, but we could've sworn that we've captured these monkeys before

Lots of apes to catch ; Costumes add interest ; Story is kid-friendly

The series is stagnating ; The aiming and camera are iffy ; The game stutters and staggers

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Ape Escape 3

 

It looks the same and plays the same, but once you've started chasing down those cute monkeys you won't want to put down the control. Ape Escape 3 gets nearly every element right, it's just not very ambitious in its goals.

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Ape Escape 3

 

The premise for the story here is that Specter, the leader of the monkey army, has unleashed his simian henchman loose on the airwaves to turn all of mankind into brainless shells of their former selves. Even the stars of the previous games, Jimmy,...

Plenty of funny monkey hijinks ; Transformations and gadgets make snagging monkeys a blast ; Mesal Gear Solid

Some of the transformations aren't all that useful

Grab your net and get to it. There be monkeys to catch!

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Ape Escape 3 Review for the PS2

 

A nice catch.

Monkeys!; Pop-culture humor; Morphs and gadgetry; Tons of content

That can only be stomached in small doses; Annoying anime characters; Repetitive

The delivery is pleasant enough. While each song matches the theme of its level, all of the compositions are bright and happy renditions of generic soundtracks. The game looks like it sounds, so colorful and giddy that it must have been dipped in...

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Ape Escape 3 - ps2

 

You'd have to wonder if there is any life left in a series that revolves around catching a bunch of runaway monkeys, but rest assured, there is more humor and more originality in this game than ever before

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Ape Escape 3 Review

 

SCEA's monkey game delivers solid and fun gameplay that is a little bit above the average.

So, Ape Escape 3 is still a solid, fun game and fans of the series are probably going to enjoy this installment too. On the downside we have a game that has not seen much innovation, is not that aesthetically attractive and has fairly annoying camera...

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Ape Escape 3

 

Like the first two games in the franchise, Ape Escape 3 is both fresh and familiar. Familiar in its standard, multi-stage platform hopping/baddie-bopping gameplay ...fresh in that every button on the controller is utilized to great and practically...

Like the first two games in the franchise, Ape Escape 3 is both fresh and familiar. Familiar in its standard, multi-stage platform-hopping / baddie-bopping gameplay -- in this case with a catch-the-cheeky-monkey mandate and various TV show motifs --...

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Ape Escape 3

 

Product Specifications

Specter and the monkeys are back and determined to rule the world. Under Specter's command, the mischievous monkeys are taking control of your television and airing programming that will cloud the mind of anyone who watches. Heroes Kei and Yumi dash through the TV studios capturing monkeys just as their outrageous shows hit the airwaves. Help stop this primetime primate invasion!

Game

Elements:Action - adventure
ESRB Rating:Everyone 10 and older (10+)
PEGI Content Descriptors:Violence
PEGI Rating:12+
PEGI Rating Exception:Finland 11+

Header

Compatibility:Game console
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:3
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Ape Escape

Miscellaneous

Package Type:Retail

Software

Category:Games
Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation 2
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action / Games - adventure
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