Dynamite Headdy

Critic Score User Score
SEGA Master System
...
4.4
Genesis
86
4.0
Windows
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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 SEGA Master System Stage 2-2
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Vaccuum head
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Boss cat hurts Headdy
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear down the slope

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

OJGames Genesis May 04, 2008 93 out of 100 93
GameCola.net Genesis Jul, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
Retrogaming.it Genesis Jan 06, 2009 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Genesis Oct, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Defunct Games Game Gear Jul 23, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Oct, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Genesis Sep, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 12, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Game Gear Sep, 1994 3 out of 5 60
The Video Game Critic Genesis Nov 04, 2005 C 50

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