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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (NES)

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Description

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novella "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", which follows a respected doctor who develops a serum that transforms him into the embodiment of his darkest thought and desires. He becomes a slave to his alter ego and is ultimately destroyed by it.

In the game, Jekyll must make his way from his home to the church where he is to marry his sweetheart Miss Millicent. He's got to keep his life bar and "Jekyll to Hyde" meter in check, or he'll find himself changed into the nefarious Mr. Hyde. If this happens, Hyde must then defeat enough baddies to raise the meter back up and allow the good doctor to continue his quest.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde NES Yes, that sly gentleman did just leave a lit bomb upon the sidewalk.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde NES Title screen (Japanese version)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde NES Hyde battles to change back to Jeckyll
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde NES Jeckyll succumbs to Hyde

Alternate Titles

  • "ジーキル博士の彷魔が刻" -- Japanese Spelling
  • "Jīkiru Hakase no Hōma ga Toki" -- Japanese Title

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Truly the worst game I've ever played since E.T! Stsung (53) 0.8 Stars0.8 Stars0.8 Stars0.8 Stars0.8 Stars
A Hideous Pile Of Garbage In Any Form It Takes. Guy Chapman (1744) 0.4 Stars0.4 Stars0.4 Stars0.4 Stars0.4 Stars

The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Nov, 1989 6 out of 12 50
NES Archives 2001 D+ 33
Just Games Retro Aug 18, 2003 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
NintendoFans.de Aug 28, 2007 2 out of 10 20
Game Informer Magazine May, 2004 0.5 out of 10 5

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Trivia

Body fluids

Although Nintendo's censorship was pretty staunch during the late '80s, the game has various depictions of statues peeing and birds dropping large piles of poop on Dr. Jekyll.

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BurningStickMan (17738) added Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (NES) on Sep 14, 2006