(MD / Mega Drive)

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (MD / Mega Drive)

Game Profile

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a side-scrolling action game in which you play adventurer Pitfall Harry Jr. in search of his father, Pitfall Harry.

Pitfall Harry has been taken captive by the dreaded warrior spirit Zakelua: Lord of Evil. Armed with only a trusty sling and his father's journal, young Harry Jr. must now venture into the unknown to rescue him … before it's too late! Bungee jump and boomerang your way to safety as you battle through treacherous Mayan jungles, waterfalls and deserted mines. With 13 levels of fast, gripping action, you will need to be attentive and quick - or prepare to die.

Game Review


USA USA Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

Can Harry Jr. fill his father's boots?

The two original Pitfall games for the Atari 2600 have become quite dated now – walking across a handful of endlessly repeating screens in the hope of finding treasure has lost its appeal. Activision once tried to "upgrade" the formula by...

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User Comments (19)



Bass_X0 said:

I'd have preferred the SNES game more just because its the SNES game. I once rented the SNES game as a kid and enjoyed it while I had it. Does this have the original Pitfall too?



Bass_X0 said:

Thank you for addressing me directly otherwise I wouldn't have known.



JaredJ said:

I almost bought this off ebay a couple days ago. very glad I didn't. I didn't even know this was rated for a vc release.



motang said:

Finally...now all I need is the Alladin game that was on the Genesis!



brooks83 said:

I will definately download this, and I think I'm the only person happy that we got the Genesis version of the game lol



cowboy said:

disney does not want to put their games on vc?
why not?does anyone know?



cecesigue said:

now that is true you can play the atari version i will get it. i thik is really cool that you will be playing atari emulation in your wii.



Pj1 said:

What! Disney won't allow VC releases I loved Aladdin back in the day, that's so disappointing...I'm Annoyed.....

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