Jumanji The Videogame Review (PlayStation 5)

Our Jumanji The Videogame Review has us united in adventure and laughter in the action-packed game of Jumanji, as you try to survive Jumanji The Videogame Review is the ultimate challenge for those who seek to leave their world behind! A reckoning is coming – unless you and three teammates can find the precious Jewels of Jumanji and return them to their sacred statues. What’s stopping you? Just a deadly array of exotic creatures and dangerous locations, plus an army of evil marauders.

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Jumanji The Videogame Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 2.08GB download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • You get both the Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 versions.
  • Optional tutorial.
  • 4K HDR resolution.
  • 120 fps support.
  • Controller settings – Invert axis and sensitivity sliders.
  • Motion blur – on/off.
  • 2 – 4 local split-screen.
  • 2 – 4 online multiplayer.
  • Action-adventure gameplay.
  • 3 difficulties – Easy, medium, and hard.
  • Can play with Ai characters.
  • Four locations – Jungle hideout, Mountain fortress, night pursuit, and Bizarre Bazaar.
  • Four characters – Ruby Roundhouse, Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Professor Shelly Oberon, and Franklin Moose Finbar. Each character has a unique special ability.
  • Fast loading times.
  • Uses the actor’s likenesses.
  • Ammo, health, and grenades can be picked up from the ground and dropped by enemies.
  • 3rd person perspective.
  • Simple shooting and melee combat.
  • Find Jumanji artifacts to open the door to advance.
  • Score counter.
  • You can pass items to each other.
  • Respawning looks the same as it does in the film.
  • Can swap over the shoulder side with a button press at any time.
  • Stamina system for running.
  • Easy to vault over obstacles.
  • Slight puzzle elements.
  • Obelisks will turn the game into a kinda horde mode scenario whereby you have to stay by the obelisk and defend against waves of enemies.
  • Better loading times.
  • You can see the enemy’s health above their head.
  • A handful of enemy types.
  • Unlock new cosmetics for each character.
  • End of a level breakdown of performance.
  • You start a level with the gem needed to power up the statue at the end of the level, you can pass it between each other and it does damage you.
  • A load of easy trophies.

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Jumanji The Videogame Review Cons:

  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • Not the actor’s voices.
  • Odd bouts of slowdown.
  • Not always clear what to do.
  • The camera goes really screwy when aiming down the sights.
  • The game is split into little sections but it’s the same gameplay over and over.
  • No facial expressions.
  • Forgettable and mostly insignificant story.
  • Extra ornaments hidden up high everywhere are only for score and score is pointless.
  • Small limited ammo capacity.
  • The game is structured in a way that when you finish a location it boots you back to the main menu.
  • When you finish all the locations it just ends, no cutscenes or anything just back to the menu.
  • Grenades go off after time meaning they are pointless.
  • Every location plays the same.
  • Online only trophies.
  • Annoying sections have an unkillable animal that can one-shot kill you.

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Jumanji The Videogame:

Official website.

Developer: Outright Games

Publisher: Outright Games

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!