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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 Genesis Walking through town
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Heading to upper level
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Stage Clear
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Knocking out baddie

Promo Images

Dynamite Headdy Screenshot
Dynamite Headdy Screenshot
Dynamite Headdy Screenshot
Dynamite Headdy Screenshot

Alternate Titles

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

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Game Players Genesis Oct, 1994 96 out of 100 96
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
Play Time Genesis Oct, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Game Gear Oct, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 12, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Aug 06, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Sega8bit.com SEGA Master System Oct 24, 2007 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Game Gear Sep, 1994 3 out of 5 60

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