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Release year: 1993 | Players: 1-2 players | Developed by Capcom
Goof Troop (SNES)
Goof Troop (AKA グーフィーとマックス – 海賊島の大冒険 Hepburn: Gūfii to Makkusu – Kaizokujima no Daibouken, “Goofy and Max: The Adventures of Pirate Island in Japan) is a 2D adventure platform video game developed by Capcom
A wave of Disney games were released for both the Nintendo NES and SNES during the late 80s and early 90s via Capcom. This is one of those games. Based on the TV show of the same title, this game takes you on an adventure with Goofy and his son Max. Is the game just as good as the show? This review will take a closer look at Goof Troop for the SNES.
Basically, the storyline of this game goes like this: Goofy and Max went on a fishing trip with their friends Pete and PJ, when they got attacked by pirates. Pete and PJ were kidnapped, and it’s up to Goofy and Max to save them. Classified as an action-adventure game, you will have to solve a number of puzzles to progress further. You can either take control of Goofy or Max in the single-player mode, or you can use both for some 2-player co-op action.
Using Goofy and Max provides an experience contrasting enough to affect game strategy; Goofy is stronger but Max is quicker.
The aesthetics of Goof Troop is more than passable. The graphics captures the cartoon element of the TV show, especially when it comes to the characters. The sound is as upbeat as other Disney games of the time, but it can get tiring to hear when playing for long hours.
As for the gameplay, it employs a top-down perspective, a departure from the usual platforming style used for other Capcom/Disney games of the time. It allows for a novel gaming experience that actually works. The puzzle parts of the game are challenging enough, but some people find even the boss battles to be too easy. Controls are simple and allow for an intuitive gaming experience. Completing the game will take a few hours in both solo and co-op modes.
Overall, Goof Troop is a fun game that will help you reminisce of the good times you have while watching these classic Disney shows. It is a beginner-friendly game that provides a modest challenge. We highly recommend using the 2-player option, as going co-op injects some much-needed fun factor into the game.
Goof Troop game has only been ported to the SNES.