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Dynamite Headdy

MobyRank MobyScore
Wii
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4.7
SEGA Master System
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4.4
Windows
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5.0
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Description

Dynamite Headdy is a platformer... with a difference. You control a little character whose main attack comes from his disembodied head. Yes, years before Rayman appeared, we already had a hero who used detachable appendages to attack his enemies.

Rather than the traditional power-ups, Dynamite Headdy enables you to swap your head for different kinds – such as heads that heal you or heads that stick on to walls. You use your head in order to climb up on platforms as well, as you can grab hold of things with it, and on certain stages of the Mega Drive/Genesis version it is used to turn the game into a side-scrolling shooter, as you gain a propeller, jet, or bird head. Basically, Dynamite Headdy is just a traditional platformer at heart.

Screenshots

Dynamite Headdy Game Gear down the slope
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Boss cat hurts Headdy
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Title Screen
Dynamite Headdy SEGA Master System Stage Curtain

Alternate Titles

  • "ダイナマイト ヘッディー" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

SegaFan.com Genesis Dec 18, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
GameCola.net Genesis Jul, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
GamePro (US) Genesis Oct, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Oct, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Retrogaming.it Genesis Jan 06, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 12, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Wii Jul 30, 2007 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Video Games Game Gear Dec, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Sep, 1994 7.6 out of 10 76
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Sep, 1994 7.5 out of 10 75

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Contributed to by yprbest (100), chirinea (33100), Sciere (233783) and gamewarrior (5067)