Game Classification

Happy Hippos: Auf Weltreise RocketScience Games Development GmbH (Germany), 10tacle studios AG (Belgium), 2007  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Educative message broadcasting
  • Licensed title


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 3 to 7 years old / 8 to 11 years old / 12 to 16 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

Happy Hippos: Auf Weltreise The Happy Hippos - characters based on the collection figure series known from Ferrero's Kinder Surprise - want to explore the world in order to help out their friend, a painter who has lost his inspiration. They are looking for interesting scenes, the inhabitants of foreign regions and valuable treasures. Every scene is filled with information referring real existing locations, which has been taken from "Brockhaus" encyclopedia for children.

The Happy Hippos game is a classic 2D Platform Jump'n'Run where three friends explore the Polar Region, Egypt and the Caribbean.The game consists of 14 levels including a variety of minigames like a squid rodeo, a snowball fight and a treasure hunt. Licensed title based on the collection figure series from Ferrero's Kinder Surprise.

The PC version of the game has additional decorative elements in order to fill the unused 4:3 screen space. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Nintendo DS - PC (Windows)