||Pitfall: The Mayan
Also see Activision's Game Vault 1 or
Game Vault 3
Game / Arcade
Suitable for all audiences
Brave 13 Levels of Jungle Evil
The legendary side-scrolling jungle game is back and it's swinging its way
onto your computer for the ultimate arcade-action experience. Join Harry Jr. as
he tracks an evil Mayan warrior spirit to rescue his kidnapped father, Pitfall
Harry. You'll run, swing, skate and bungee through thirteen mysterious Mayan
worlds - deep dark rainforests, raging waterfalls and Mayan ruins that reek of
unearthly dangers. Your final challenge is to face the master of evil -
mysterious Mayan worlds enhanced with 256 color graphics.
level after nerve-wracking level of sinister Mayan spirits, hungry crocodiles,
wicked skeletons, lethal traps, secret regions and escape routes.
Award-winning Kroyer Films brings film-quality animation to the screen.
an authentic jungle soundtrack by Academy Award-winning Soundelux Media Labs.
100% Windows 95-compatible computer, CD-ROM drive, video card and sound
card, 486/33 MHz, VESA Local Bus or PCI video, 256-color SVGA (640 x 480), 8 MB
RAM, Double-Speed CD-ROM drive (300K/sec transfer rate), Windows 95 operating
system, Mouse. Gamepad recommended.
Home PC, February 1996
"Pitfall Harry Jr. makes Indian Jones look like a wimp. Quicksand, marauding
monkeys, vicious snakes, perilous drops and other deadly menaces stalk our hero
in his Mayan Adventure, a scrolling, two-dimensional animated romp through
jungles, temples and ruins. Lively animation and spectacular sound effects
sweeten the action in the 13 levels Harry must conquer in order to rescue Harry
Sr. from an evil spirit. Junior doesn't just run, jump and shoot; he delivers
fatal blows with a slingshot, uses a bungee cord to bounce up to high treetops,
and hops on a skateboard to zip away from the enemy. This PC version of a Sega
Genesis and Super Nintendo classic will tax your coordination and reflexes, but
it packs enough action to give the geriatric arcade genre a shot in the
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