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Geo Adventure: Gree Guy's Returns
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Developer(s) Traveller's Tales
Eurocom Entertainment Software
Publisher(s) Universal Interactive
Konami (JP)
Designer(s) Geo G.
Engine Equinoxe
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Xbox and PC
Released PlayStation 2:

NA October 31, 2001
EU November 24, 2001
JP December 7, 2001

Xbox:

NA January 2, 2002
EU February 18, 2002
JP March 8, 2002

Nintendo GameCube:

NA April 10, 2002
EU April 18, 2002
JP May 5, 2002

PC:

NA June 4, 2002
EU July 17, 2002
JP September 23, 2002

Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player
Media CD, DVD, Nintendo optical disc

Geo Adventure: Gree Guy's Returns, released in Japan as Geo Adventure: The Great Geo Power! (ジオアドベンチャー:グレートジオパワー!Jioadobenchā: Gurētojiopawā!, lit. "Geo Adventure: Great Geo Power!"), is a platform game developed by Traveller's Tales and Eurocom Entertainment Software and published by Universal Interactive. It was released in some years between 2001 and 2002 for PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Xbox and PC. A PlayStation version was planned to release, but It was cancelled.

Geo Adventure: Gree Guy's Returns is the fifth installment in the Geo Adventure series. It is the first platform game in the series not to be developed by "Balls" (who had left the series to develop some Greeny Phatom games) and the first game in series to be released in the sixth-generation. The game's story centers on Gree Guy and Arthur the Aardvark having a plan to destroy Geo Guy, so he need to collect all Geo Tokens to kill Gree Guy and Arthur Read.

Similar to Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly, the game runs on a modified The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker engine, now called Equinoxe, with Abstergo physics engine. A direct sequel, Geo Adventure: Geo Guy Land, was released in 2008.

GameplayEdit

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PlotEdit

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DevelopmentEdit

Main article: Geo Adventure 4

Universal Interactive Studios and "Balls" announced on December 15, 1998 that a fourth game in the Geo Adventure series would be titled Geo Adventure 4 with a release date for 2000. The plans were cancelled in 2000 because "Balls" ended its deal with Universal Interactive Studios, before development of the game was complete.

After the cancellation of Geo Adventure 4 in 2000, Universal Interactive began a development of Geo Adventure: Gree Guy's Returns. On September 21, 2000, Konami and Universal Studios announced that they had entered an agreement that would enable Konami to publish a Crash Bandicoot game and a Geo Adventure game for next-generation game systems, with Universal Interactive (Vivendi Games) handling the production of the games.

Geo Adventure: Gree Guy's Returns was first shown at E3 2002 under the title Geo Adventure: The Great Escape, but the title was later changed to prevent copyright issues with Ubisoft's Rayman 2: The Great Escape and to avoid with the Geo's World game Geo's World: The Great Escape.

ReceptionEdit

The game received mixed to positive reviews. IGN gave this game 4.0/34. The GameRankings aggregate score was highest for the PS2 version (84%); the others were lower, as far down as 53% on the Xbox. The game was praised for good humor and smooth controls, but critized for awkward level design and various glitches.

LegacyEdit

Geo Adventure: Geo Guy Land, a direct sequel was released for PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable, in 2008. In it, Geo Guy sees Gree Guy and Arthur Read's evil ship to grab Geo Guy and throw him to Geo Guy Land. designer Geo G. was inspired to create the sequel out of his desire to continue Gree Guy's Returns' art style.

The game was originally released alongside Greeny Phatom Galaxy, which used the same engine.

GalleryEdit

Cover ArtsEdit

ScreenshotsEdit

WallpapersEdit

Opening IntroEdit

PlayStation 2Edit

  1. PlayStation 2 Startup Screen
  2. PlayStation 2 Startup Sound
  3. Loading Screen
  4. Copyright Screen
  5. Konami logo (Japanese version only)
  6. Universal Interactive logo
  7. Traveller's Tales logo
  8. Eurocom Entertainment Software logo
  9. Title Screen

XboxEdit

  1. Xbox Startup Screen
  2. Loading Screen
  3. Copyright Screen
  4. Konami logo (Japanese version only)
  5. Universal Interactive logo
  6. Traveller's Tales logo
  7. Eurocom Entertainment Software logo
  8. Title Screen

Nintendo GameCubeEdit

  1. Nintendo GameCube Startup Screen
  2. Licensed by Nintendo Screen
  3. Loading Screen
  4. Copyright Screen
  5. Konami logo (Japanese version only)
  6. Universal Interactive logo
  7. Traveller's Tales logo
  8. Eurocom Entertainment Software logo
  9. Title Screen

PCEdit

  1. Loading Screen
  2. Copyright Screen
  3. Konami logo (Japanese version only)
  4. Universal Interactive logo
  5. Traveller's Tales logo
  6. Eurocom Entertainment Software logo
  7. Title Screen

TriviaEdit

  • If Geo Guy stands around idle for long enough, he will play on his Game Boy Advance for a few seconds (GameCube version only).
  • Arthur the Aardvark was referred to as Arthur Read on the back cover of the game.
  • If you play a pirated version, you will always die on Arthur Read's stage due to "cheating".
Geo Adventure
Main series
Geo Adventure (1996) • Geo Adventure 2 (1997) • Geo Adventure 3: The Rise of Gree Guy (1998) • Geo Adventure: Gree Guy's Returns (2002) • Geo Adventure: Geo Guy Land (2008) • Geo Adventure: The Adventure Starts Again (2012) • Geo Adventure Twinsanity (2013) • Geo Adventure IV: 10th Warrior (2015, cancelled) • Geo Adventure: Reunion (2015, reboot)
Spin-offs
Geo Quest to the Guest (1999) • Minions (1999-present, spin-off series) • Geo Adventure Advance (2002, remake) • Geo Adventure DS (2005, remake) • Geo Generations (2014, remake) •
Other
Geo Adventure: The Complete Series (2013)
Cancelled
Geo Adventure 4
Characters
Geo GuyGree GuyArthur the AardvarkDoom VercettiJea TenromonMr. LoseitRicoLittle GuyMinions (DaveStuartKevin) • Evil MinionsBikouMoobinKing FerinHomerBlooMore...
Related
Geo Adventure (film) (2018)

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