Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc Image

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  • Summary: Rayman's universe has fallen into a chaotic world of wicked powers, bizarre characters, and merciless combat. When Globox accidentally swallows the Lord of the Dark Lums, a fanatic army of trigger-happy Hoodlums wreaks total havoc to get their Lord back. Rayman's only chance is to purge the Dark Lum Lord from the manic Globox, scour the lands for new powers, and battle with hordes of Hoodlum soldiers. Even without arms or legs, Rayman can still unleash an arsenal of special powers and fighting moves. Expand
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  1. Positive: 8 out of 13
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  1. Rayman 3's most awesome attribute, as incredible as the movies, dialogue, and gameplay are, is a level of visual splendor that defies everything I've come to know about lighting effects in a video game. [Mar 2003, p.47]
  2. Ubi Soft gives their mascot the star treatment and it pays off in a game that captures the real fun of platform hopping, environmental puzzle solving, and boss character combat. Rayman 3 is a treat.
  3. It's the gameplay in Rayman 3, though, that really keeps you hooked. [Apr 2003, p.84]
  4. I didn't find this game particularly challenging but it's still loads of fun.
  5. The camera and the linear fashion of the levels didn’t make me a Rayman convert but I did have fun – especially with those drug-inspired transition sections. Far out, man!
  6. 70
    I hesitate to call it a nice try, because in some ways it didn't even really do that.
  7. Snide voice acting turns cutesy bit players Globox and Murfy into electronic annoyances, and Hoodlum Havoc revels in its lame humor. [Apr 2003, p.68]

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  1. Jul 17, 2011
    When I was younger this Game was my Favourite Game ever, I still look back at it and am not Disappointed. It's definitely an Amazing Experience but doesn't give me that much of a Thrill anymore as it did back then Collapse
  2. Apr 5, 2012
    Absolutely great game. Great bosses, minigames and music. The graphics aren't amazing obviously but the art direction is great. Really really fun, a true classic. Expand