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The Addams Family (Genesis)

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The Addams Family is a platform game based on the characters and settings from the movie (which, in turn, is based on the famous 1960's television series, which in turn is based on Charles Addams cartoon of the same name, which was featured in the magazine, The New Yorker, in the 30's).

The game takes place towards the end of the movie: the Addams Family has been evicted from their home by a court order issued by a backstabbing attorney (there's one for the books), Tully Alford. Even worse, the other Addamses: Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Granny and Lurch have gone missing.

As Gomez, you must tour the Addams mansion in search of your lost family, battling out mysterious monsters and evading traps, and eventually face your nemesis, Tully.


The Addams Family Genesis Intro
The Addams Family Genesis Starting the game
The Addams Family Genesis Inside
The Addams Family Genesis Cup of coffee?

Alternate Titles

  • "アダムス・ファミリー" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Nov, 1993 5 out of 5 100
Pixel-Heroes.de Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Mar, 1994 71 out of 100 71
Power Unlimited Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Mega Fun Feb, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Game Players Dec, 1993 62 out of 100 62
Sega-16.com Dec 28, 2009 6 out of 10 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1994 5 out of 12 42


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Cor 13 (174226) added The Addams Family (Genesis) on Nov 22, 2002
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