Curious George (Dec 2, 2005 prototype)

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Curious George (Dec 2, 2005 prototype)
Build date Dec 2, 2005 15:37:29
Build name Preview
Dump status Released, redump needed
Released by Hidden Palace
File release date September 18, 2021
Origin DVD-R
Lot Project Deluge
Labels Curious George preview build
Dump method Memorex MRX-650LE v6 AM61 (PowerISO)
Game Curious George
System Xbox
Genre Platformer
Final build JP Unreleased
EU Unreleased
US Dec 15, 2005
Release date JP Unreleased
EU Unreleased
US Feb 1, 2006
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A prototype of Curious George for the Xbox.

Notes

  • Predates the final build by 13 days.
  • Opening cutscene does not play, and instead starts right into gameplay
  • A free camera mode can be accessed via the BACK or BLACK buttons
  • Minor layout differences in first map.
  • Various FMV sequences are missing and replaced with placeholder dialog boxes
  • Many crates after the first map are missing their Dole branding
  • The Boat Deck Boogie minigame (in this version simply referred to as "Perform") to distract the sailors does not load the proper button icons, making it not possible to complete
  • XBE information:
    • Internal Name: Curious George
    • Maker ID and Product Number: NM-25
    • Executable Name: default.xbe
    • Executable checksum (MD5): 18a1dde39edd0d55119b46c186e90be7
  • Miscellaneous Notes:
    • Game is emulatable: No (as of September 12, 2021).
    • Game contains dongle protection: No.

Screenshots

Origin

Files

File Type Date Size SHA-1
Xbox - Curious George preview build.bin File 2021-03-27 15:51:36 3.65 GB 8754cb34f89b574699917abff9299a16772bfd3b
Xbox - Curious George preview build.cue File 2021-03-27 15:39:58 101 bytes c6a7353cc5fa8b8f7eda9fa312b2632c71ccb1f1
Xbox - Curious George preview build.jpeg File 2021-04-09 22:14:00 3.13 MB 205303d0be6bfefa589d51ab399a14c6bc58f16f

Acknowledgments

A huge thanks to ehw and Sazpaimon for researching this prototype! And a huge thanks to the anonymous donor that allowed for this release to happen!

See also