George, the man with the yellow hat and Mrs Needleman are at the train station to catch a ... more
train to the country. George becomes curious when he sees the stationmaster moving numbers and letters on a big sign and thinks he can be a big help. In the chaos that follows, a boy nearly falls on the train tracks chasing his toy engine.
The story begins as The Man With the Yellow Hat travels to the jungle in search of an artifact exotic enough to save the museum where he works. Naturally, George follows him back to the big city and embarks on a series of mis-adventures. Players control George as he runs, jumps, climbs and swings his way around Africa, the museum, The Man With the Yellow Hat's apartment and more – solving puzzles and interacting with new friends from the movie.