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  • Summary: Join Alex the lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo and their entire madcap MadagascarTM crew on a whole new action-packed journey to save the African savannah in the Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa video game. Your favorite characters from Madagascar return and you can play them all! In addition to Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman, you also get to play as the crafty penguins, the wacky King Julien and new hippo character Moto Moto! Learn all the moves of each character and choose which character is best for the situation at hand. Adventure through 12 levels and 10 tournament mini-games from othe movie and beyond. Experience the characters, settings and situations established in Dreamworks Animation’s new Madagascar movie. Unique new environments include the Watering Hole, a free roaming area that’s been expanded for the game, the volcano and the plane wreck. Master new and expanded tournament mini-games including twice as much multiplayer action as the first Madagascar! [Activision] Expand
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Negative: 3 out of 13
  1. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a fun platformer, definitely aimed at younger gamers and fans of the series.
  2. Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa feels like a never ending assault on the gameplay senses. The game has you constantly moving from one game to another as the story keeps progressing. While the variety of the gameplay is great the actual game itself doesn’t offer anything truly innovative or spectacular. Yet for those that crave variety Madagascar 2 might just be the game for you.
  3. Lots of variety and funny cutscenes make the second Madagascar game a good reason to escape to Africa.
  4. Having experienced every facet of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, it becomes readily apparent that its essence as a platformer has been haphazardly mashed together with a party game.
  5. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is another movie cash-in.
  6. Madagascar 2 is neither a good game, nor a learning experience for your young one. Chances are, your kid's capable of playing something more advanced than Madagascar 2, because this is about as simplistic as it can get.
  7. Everything from the ideas to the backdrops feels rushed. [Feb 2009, p.100]

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  1. Jan 5, 2012
    **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** this game actually sucks like your mums arse. Seriously if you buy this game u have a terminal illness. Expand