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Cutthroat Island

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In this game you play the role of a pirate lady called Morgan who was given a piece of a map by her father before he died. In the game you set out to find more pieces of the map so that you can find the hidden treasure buried on Cutthroat Island. The gameplay involves you scrolling along the screen and sword fighting pirates and other scoundrels one on one with various different attacks. As you progress you unlock more combos. This game is based on the film by the same name.


Cutthroat Island SNES Taking the scenic route into town.
Cutthroat Island Genesis Sea battle
Cutthroat Island Genesis Stage clear screen
Cutthroat Island Genesis So, Morgan and Shaw have got the treasure

Alternate Titles

  • "A Ilha da Garganta Cortada" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Despite the appearance of pirates, nothing can save this game. SNES Joe Evrard (38)

Critic Reviews

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Dec, 1995 7.4 out of 10 74
neXGam SNES 2002 6.4 out of 10 64
GamePro (US) SNES Mar, 1996 3 out of 5 60
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Feb, 1996 6 out of 10 60
Total! (Germany) SNES Mar, 1996 3.75 out of 6 45
Just Games Retro SNES Jun 29, 2012 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Sega-16.com Genesis Jun 18, 2009 3 out of 10 30
GamePro (US) Game Gear Feb, 1996 1.5 out of 5 30
GamePro (US) Genesis Mar, 1996 1.5 out of 5 30
The Video Game Critic Genesis Sep 20, 2014 D- 16


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