Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is an action adventure video game that was first released in 2008 and is the sequel to the Madagascar video game, which was released in 2005. The game is based on the 2008 movie with the same title. The story takes place in Africa, after the events of the first game. In the game, the animals in Madagascar decide to go back to New York City. Their airplane crashed in Africa, where the game takes place.
In the game, players assume the role of some of the animals including Gloria the Hippo, Alex the Lion, Melman the Giraffe, and Marty the Zebra. There are plenty of mini games, too, such as races, musical chairs, a soccer game, curing sick giraffes, and wall-climbing. Up to four users can play the game at the same time in multiplayer mode. When completing mini-games, players acquire coins that can be spent in the game’s Duty Free Shop where new outfits for the animals can be unlocked. Aside from the mini games, players also need to defeat the enemies in the game including scorpions, moles, birds, lizards, and humans.
Other features of the game include the following:
• Events in the game are true to the movie
• Allows players to play their favorite characters
• Provides a wide variety of activities