Apesh*t: 10 Terrible Gorilla Games

Peter Jackson's King Kong
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'Peter Jackson's King Kong' Ubisoft9/10

A brief journey through the ignominious history of simian games

A brief journey through the ignominious history of simian games

9. Peter Jackson's King Kong

I like the Peter Jackson movie and if you are unfortunate enough to be cornered by me at a party, I will explain how clever it was to reflect Prohibition-era New York with Skull Islanders who have likewise attempted to fence in their animal side – personified by a giant ape – in an equally doomed enterprise. But even I won't defend the video game, which only lets you play as Kong after trudging through Skull Island's narrow canyons and tunnels as Adrien Brody in a mediocre first-person corridor shooter.

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