Dynamite Headdy

Critic Score User Score
Game Gear
75
3.2
Genesis
86
4.0
SEGA Master System
...
4.4
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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 Knocking out big enemy
Dynamite Headdy Game Gear Title Screen
Dynamite Headdy Genesis Level 6
Dynamite Headdy Genesis Secret Bonus!

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Game Players Genesis Oct, 1994 96 out of 100 96
Defunct Games Game Gear Jul 23, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Retrogaming History Genesis Jan 06, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Retrogaming.it Genesis Jan 06, 2009 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
Nintendo Life Wii Jul 30, 2007 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Mega Fun Game Gear Sep, 1994 75 out of 100 75
The Video Game Critic Game Gear Aug 15, 2014 B- 67
The Video Game Critic Genesis Nov 04, 2005 C 50

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