Spike must also face off against Specter, who has not only built himself an advanced Peak Point Helmet further increasing his own intelligence, but has also brainwashed Jake to his side. The apes are equipped with helmets, which feature a siren representing their alarm level: blue means relaxed, and unaware of the player characters' presence; yellow is alert; and red indicates fully alarmed, resulting in attempting to escape or becoming hostile. A mini-game featuring an ape from Ape Escape is included in 2004. If other games do not work then you likely don't have the controller set up correctly. However, when the two reach the Professor's Lab, it is overrun by monkeys. What I'm asking is, can someone please assist me with finding a solution? The game is compatible with the PocketStation Application and during Sony Computer's entertainment America winter holiday market campaign in 1999 they showed on-air promotions for it on Cartoon Network. Specter, however, loses the fourth and final time and is captured and returned to the park, once again a common monkey with no memory of the previous events.
The animations on the title still play, but I can't do anything. Gadgets are Spike's main arsenal. You will have to go back to these stages later in order to capture the remaining monkeys, and in some cases you will have to wait until you obtain certain gadgets to nab those hard-to-reach monkeys. Completed stages can also be revisited in order to capture additional monkeys, coins or reveal hidden secrets. You hear whispers and tales of several attempts to break out. Besides capturing apes, players can also find the following collectibles: Health Cookies each cookie replenishes one of your five health points ; Energy Chips collect 100 for an extra life ; Specter Coins grant you access to the three bonus games ; and a few other items to help you combat the resourceful simians.
Curious about the bonus games? Players can also practice their moves and gadgets within the Training Room, check out the apes they've captured by reading the Monkey Book, or save their game to a memory card each save requires one block of space. He's on a mission to stop Specter and capture all of the apes by time traveling. He and his monkey minions use the Proffesor's Time Machine to travel back in time to change the coarse of history. Promotions for the game were held on during Sony's winter holiday marketing campaign of 1999. Your goal in each level is to capture the minimum number of apes; once you've reached your quota, you'll automatically warp back into the Time Station.
Your character can also crouch, crawl, jump, climb and swing from rails. Loads of replayability and a lots of hours of gameplay, this is certain to be as memorable to new players as it is those who cherish it dearly. After Spike has finished capturing all the apes, the Professor then finally tracks down Specter to the. But they get to thinking about things a little too much, and decide that they need to go back in time and re-write history from a monkey's point of view. She is known to have a short temper and is the granddaughter of the. She usually handles computer work to make sure nothing breaks. It's up to Spike to collect and wash all of the Monkey Pants.
Later, Specter contacts Spike, and he invites Spike to come to the renovated Monkey Park, which is now called Specter Land and filled with deathtraps. Archived from on May 10, 2006. Crumbling Castle- A giant knight with an ax that can generate electricity in his body to protect himself from all attacks. It was released for the in May 1999 in North America, and June 1999 in Japan. They say most inmates were either killed or recaptured, while others disappeared without a trace. Shortly after the development team began conceiving the design and concept for Ape Escape, they attended a meeting regarding the development of the. Spike then receives an invitation from Specter to come to the castle itself in the park the gates to the castle were originally closed when Spike had arrived to have a small discussion.
Realizing that leaving the monkeys to their own devices could rewrite history in disastrous ways, the Professor tasks Spike with finding all of the monkeys scattered across time and sending them back to the present. The graphics were slightly improved yet very similar to the original game, with the same symbols throughout the game such as the stage cleared symbol. At first glance, you quickly learn that while knickknacks and oddities about the room may be abundantly clear, a trace to escape is not. Probably the thing you're going to have the most trouble with is using the row-boat. Jake refuses and a final battle ensues between the two with Spike being the victor through a large explosion. Each level is connected through the Hub world, called the.
Spike then proceeds to go to the deathtrap filled rides, one being a haunted house roller coaster and the other being the circus freeing both the professor and Natalie from their respective confinements. Reception of the game's audio was mainly positive, with some if not all criticism going to the voice acting. Gameplay Spike can run, jump, climb, and swing on objects. The game's controls are heavily centred around the analog sticks, being the first game to require the use of the PlayStation's. But watch out for the shockwave that his ax leaves on the ground after he strikes.
Ape Escape was met with critical acclaim from critics, with praise particularly directed at the innovative use of the dual analog controls, as well as the graphics and music; the voice acting received minor criticism. The controller does work, I have played the Japanese version of Ape Escape which is okay. Used the moment Spike touches water, this gadget aids in swimming and can deploy a net to capture monkeys under water. Ape Escape Review Overview -------- This is an extremely awesome game that deserves an Excellent. The first PlayStation game to require the DualShock was Ape Escape in 1999. Despite this warning, the Professor and Natalie continue to aid Spike with new Gadgets, including the , the , the , the , and the , which allows him to continue on capturing monkeys and defeat the greater threats that Specter has left for him. Comments stepping significantly over the line will be removed- use some common sense.
You must work quickly, as the kidnapper could return at any moment! The story revolves around the main protagonist, , who has to prevent history from being changed by an army of being led by , the main antagonist. He also shows them his advanced Peak Point Helmet, hovercraft throne, and the fact that he has used his new powers to subdue Jake and make his will subservient to his own. You will not be frustrated while p. He now becomes the leader of all the monkeys in an amusement park and has his eyes set on world domination. Spike chases Specter to his deranged theme park, where he is holding a recently captured Professor, Natalie, and his friend Jake. There is free on-site parking and entrances at both the front and back of the building.