Apesh*t: 10 Terrible Gorilla Games

A brief journey through the ignominious history of simian games

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Mighty Joe Young
'Mighty Joe Young' (1998) Disney2/10

2. Mighty Joe Young

Mighty Joe Young, the 1998 giant gorilla movie starring Charlize Theron and Bill Paxton, was turned into a Windows game about navigating said gorilla across a busy road to rescue children from a fire. It was the first half of Frogger with an ape instead of a frog, only without any of the arcade icon's charm or frog-squishings. Movie tie-in games don't have a great reputation, and this is why.

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