The game revolves around a relatively large area called Southern Rivers, containing many small divisions, such as Bush Rescue HQ, Burramudgee, and various small areas. The game has a limited open-world feeling, allowing Ty to explore all of the environment driving a truck within the road pathways. While most gameplay is on foot, you will occasionally man vehicles/objects, which include trucks, mechanical body suits, submarines, turrets, and go-karts.
You progress through the game by completing missions, which can range from helping town citizens, to delivering items from one point to another, destroying crucial objects, and defeating certain enemies/bosses. After completing every few missions, one crucial storyline mission follows, which progresses your game further and unlocks new areas.
One of Ty's trademark attacks are boomerangs, of which two can be thrown at one time to defeat enemies, glide after jumps/falls, manipulate objects, create/clear pathways, and utilize objects for maneuvers. Ty can also use the bite attack, which lunges himself at the nearest enemy, crate, or object with a large jaw chomp.
Source: Wikipedia, "Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue", available under the CC-BY-SA License.