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Skeleton Krew (Genesis)

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Description

The game takes place in the year 2062. A baddy named Moribund Kadaver has assumed control of a cryogenics plant near Monstro City. Kadaver is apparently a former mortician who has dabbled in cryogenics ever since he purchased Deadly Enforcement Aggressive Destruction Incorporated, aka DEAD Inc. Now he has the power to unleash mutants called Psykogenix on the population of Monstro City! The Military Ascertainment Department (MAD) has decided to call upon the world's most vicious mercenaries: the Skeleton Krew.

Skeleton Krew has you choosing between three members of the deadly organization: Spine, Joint, and Rib. The object of the game is to make it through four planets on your way to stop Kadaver's nefarious plans.

The areas include Earth, Mars, Venus and finally the Psykogenesis Planet, where you will infiltrate DEAD HQ. A second player can join in for simultaneous play, and you can continue your game via passwords. Skeleton Krew features three difficulty levels.

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Skeleton Krew Genesis Bonuses lurk within
Skeleton Krew Genesis A confrontation
Skeleton Krew Genesis Level 2
Skeleton Krew Genesis Main menu

User Reviews

I think this was programmed by a skeleton crew. Star Eater (10) 1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars

The Press Says

GameFan Magazine Mar, 1995 95 out of 100 95
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jul, 1995 9 out of 10 90
Mega Play Magazine Jun, 1995 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) Jun, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1995 7.1 out of 10 71
Sega-16.com Jan 21, 2008 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Jun 01, 2002 D 25

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ravensgrace (7) added Skeleton Krew (Genesis) on Nov 30, 2005
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