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The ghost of a teenager seeks revenge against a snobbish family. Your job is to scare them out of their house(s). They can't see you, so your only means of scaring them is by possessing various objects throughout the household. For example, possessing a piece of furniture would cause something to fly out from it, and possessing an object would make it come alive in some way or another. You need to act quickly because you have something called "ecto" which acts as the fuel that allows you to roam the real world. You're awarded more ecto each time a family member exits the room. The more scares you did, the more ecto you gain. Losing all ecto sends you to the underworld where you have to regain your ecto to full capacity in order to go back into the real world.


Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis You're not the only supernatural thing around here.
Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis
Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis The game has a short, non-interactive tutorial.
Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis Easy, there, easy!

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Haunting" -- Common Name

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User Reviews

Straight forward, yet surprisingly innovative game from EA, which sees you taking on the role of an angry poltergeist. Nick Drew (412) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars
Not fully realized, but still a unique and fun little game! Kaddy B. (783) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
Ghosts, Ghouls...and a turd throwing Goblin!? Big John WV (27265) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

Mean Machines Oct, 1993 86 out of 100 86
High Score Jan, 1994 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) Oct, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Game Players Oct, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Score Aug, 1994 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1994 9 out of 12 75
Play Time Oct, 1993 70 out of 100 70 Jun 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Svenska Hemdatornytt Dec, 1993 65 out of 100 65
Just Games Retro May 14, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Juan Ramirez (99) added Haunting Starring Polterguy (Genesis) on Jan 22, 2003