Swamp Thing (NES)

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Swamp Thing is based on the DC comic of the same name. Deep in the swamps of Louisiana, a Dr. Holland, is hard at work on a growth formula for plants. His sponsor however has different ideas for the technology and burns down the lab. The poor doctor is burned and covered with formula and inside of the organically rich Bayou swamps... he becomes Swamp Thing.

The game is a side-scrolling platform game. Swamp Thing can punch (but not duck and punch) and jump a short distance. Health power-ups will be needed to keep him alive and additionally ball power-ups can be found to give him a projectile weapon.

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Swamp Thing NES Storyline
Swamp Thing NES Level 1 down by the swamp
Swamp Thing NES Storyline Introduction
Swamp Thing NES Giant skulls are never a good sign

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Mega Fun Apr, 1993 49 out of 100 49
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 1993 13 out of 40 32
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Feb 27, 2005 3 out of 10 30
Questicle.net Sep, 2013 D 25
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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WildKard (12992) added Swamp Thing (NES) on Oct 16, 2003