Dynamite Headdy

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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.


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Alternate Titles

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

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SegaFan.com Genesis Dec 18, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
OJGames Genesis May 04, 2008 93 out of 100 93
Game Freaks 365 Genesis Jul 05, 2010 9.2 out of 10 92
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Oct, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Retrogaming.it Genesis Jan 06, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Game Gear Oct, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Game Gear Sep, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Sep, 1994 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Aug 06, 2007 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Game Gear Sep, 1994 3 out of 5 60


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