Frogger 3D

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Frogger 3D
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Developer(s) SCE Studio
Publisher(s) Hasbro Interactive
Designer Thomas Dusenberry, David Walls
Engine Engine Missing
status Status Missing
Release date Microsoft Windows
INT 1997
PlayStation
NA 19971103November 3, 1997
EU 19971125November 25, 1997
JP 19980528May 28, 1998
Genre Arcade, Action
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Age rating(s) ESRB: K-A (Kids to Adults)
Platform(s) Windows, Sony PlayStation, Game.com
Arcade system Arcade System Missing
Media CD-ROM
Input Keyboard, Joystick
Requirements Requirements Missing
Credits | Soundtrack | Codes | Walkthrough

Frogger 3D (also simply known as Frogger) is a video game remake of the classic 1981 arcade game Frogger. It was developed by SCE Studio and published by Hasbro Interactive in November 1997. The game sports an updated set of graphics rendered in 3D and several new moves.

Like the original game, the player's objective is to explore the map for five small colored frogs; red, blue, green, orange and purple. However unlike the original game the maps are more complex, rather than recycling the same basic layout each time. Each frog must be collected within a certain amount of time or the player will lose a life, and on top of this there are obstacles and traps which must be avoided. There are also one golden frog hidden on each level, and finding every golden frog in the game will unlock an alternate ending sequence. There are a total of 33 levels spread out through 9 different zones, including five levels based on the original arcade version of the game.

The player begins with five lives (three on the PlayStation version). If a player dies, they return to the starting point of the level. Frogger's new abilities include being able to eat flies (which can cause frogger to speed up or become invincible for a short period) and jump upwards onto ledges to take advantage of the 3D perspective.

Frogger 3D was followed by Frogger 2: Swampy's Revenge, which builds on the gameplay elements found in this game.

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