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Fester's Quest

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
...
2.0
NES
54
3.3
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Description

Uncle Fester was out one night, moonbathing in the yard of the Addams Family property one day when suddenly, out of the sky, a UFO descended and started beaming alien creatures to the planet. Grabbing his gun, Fester sets off to stop the aliens and slay their boss creatures, encountering other Addams Family members along the way who will aid him.

Fester's Quest is an overhead-view game in which Uncle Fester uses his gun, or later, a whip to attack enemies near him. Enemies drop money and power-ups. The money can be used at Hot Dog stands to replenish health. A variety of items can be collected, each with a different effect. Fester and the rest of the Addams family are based on their characters from the popular 1960s TV show (this game was made before the remakes in both series and movie form).

Screenshots

Fester's Quest NES One of the weapon power-ups shoots 'snakes' of bullets
Fester's Quest Arcade An alien to blast.
Fester's Quest NES Waterfront
Fester's Quest NES As always, it's easy to get lost in 3D

Alternate Titles

  • "Uncle Fester's Quest: The Addams Family" -- Title Screen title

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User Reviews

Addams Family Meets Blaster Master NES ETJB (447)
A strange game that has the capacity to be difficult and irritating NES Feem (45)

The Press Says

VideoGame NES Aug, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Joystick (French) NES Sep, 1990 70 out of 100 70
Player One NES Oct, 1990 70 out of 100 70
Quebec Gamers NES Aug 21, 2006 6.9 out of 10 69
Computer and Video Games (CVG) NES Nov, 1990 56 out of 100 56
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Jul, 1989 20 out of 40 50
Total!! UK Magazine NES Oct, 1993 14 out of 100 14
Nintendo Life NES Oct 29, 2010 1 out of 10 10

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