Ice Age 2: The Meltdown GameCube

Metascore
67

Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
Buy On
  1. 79
    The game delivers a fairly conventional adventure packed full of collect-a-thons and tried-and-true, been-here-and-done-that challenges. But it does them well. Control is tight, levels varied, and there are some genuinely funny moments.
  2. A kid-friendly platformer with more heart than your average film-to-game marketing tie-in, Ice Age 2 can be quite fun--for as long as it lasts.
  3. It's a good title for your young gamer or even for those players who like their adventures a little more light and funny, because this game is certainly that, funny.
  4. Hardcores will probably turn their collective noses at the collecting element but the platform elements are challenging and fun. There's no way you won't get a laugh out of this game.
  5. But it's also rather short, and with only the license setting it apart from every other generic platformer on the market, there's no reason to buy when a simple rental will suffice.
  6. 60
    More enjoyable the younger you are and the more enamored you are with the cast, Ice Age 2 will nonetheless provide any gamer with a few hours of enjoyment, along with a couple of laughs along the way.
  7. AceGamez
    70
    Unfortunately the thought just hasn't gone into the gameplay itself and although I have to concede that children and fans of the film may enjoy it, there isn't enough here to keep this title from going extinct in a short period of time.
  8. Nintendo Power
    50
    More variety...might have made a big difference, but unfortunately, only Sid the sloth makes a playable guest appearance, and it's in a single minigame at that. [May 2006, p.88]
  9. Serviceable entertainment for kids, but you'll have more fun watching the DVD.

Awards & Rankings

#34 Most Discussed GameCube Game of 2006
User Score
tbd

No user score yet- Awaiting 2 more ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jul 25, 2016
    8
    In my opinion ice age movies and the games are bad but this game is a fun game based off a movie. Sure there are flaws but I like this gameIn my opinion ice age movies and the games are bad but this game is a fun game based off a movie. Sure there are flaws but I like this game and it is entertaining. Full Review »