Goemon's Great Adventure (Nintendo 64)

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Goemon and his friends return in this side-scrolling sequel to Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon. Bismaru, who looks like Goemon's friend Ebisumaru dressed up as a nun, has swiped a freshly-invented Ghost Returning Machine! With it, he's using planning nothing less than world domination. All Ebisumaru wanted to do with it was meet his ancestor, James Dean! Help Goemon and his friends retrieve the Machine, and bust some ghosts on the way.

Mystical Ninja 2 reverts back to the traditional side-scrolling 2D platforming style of the SNES games. However, due to to the Nintendo 64's 3D capabilities, you'll encounter massive bosses and detailed worlds as you make your way through Japan. To attack, you can either hurl coins, or use each character's specific weapon, such as Goemon's trademark pipe. Two players can also play simultaneously and work together to beat foes, and you can even ride piggy-back onto your friend.

There are also towns to explore, where you chat with villagers and explore various shops and houses for information and clues. Goemon Impact, the giant singing robot wearing rollerskates, also makes a return as you battle enemy mechs from inside its cockpit in a first-person view.


Goemon's Great Adventure Nintendo 64 Sasuke can slice enemies in half with his weapon!
Goemon's Great Adventure Nintendo 64 The fire-breathing giant skeleton is defeated!
Goemon's Great Adventure Nintendo 64 You'll have to wait for these guys to fall so that you don't get hurt.
Goemon's Great Adventure Nintendo 64 The game is full of strange comments like these.

Alternate Titles

  • "がんばれゴエモン でろでろ道中 オバケてんこ盛り" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Mystical Ninja 2 Starring Goemon" -- European title
  • "Ganbare Goemon: Dero Dero Douchuu Obake Tenkomori" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

X64 Jun, 1999 94 out of 100 94
Gaming Target Jul 20, 2000 9.3 out of 10 93
Consoles Plus Feb, 1999 92 out of 100 92
Total! (Germany) Feb, 1999 1.75 out of 6 85
Nintendo Life Dec 17, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Video Games Mar, 1999 79 out of 100 79
Nintendo Power Magazine Apr, 1999 7.7 out of 10 77
CoreMagazine.com 1999 B 75
Random Access Nov 20, 2014 3.5 out of 10 35
Power Unlimited May, 1999 3.5 out of 10 35


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Ben K (23089) added Goemon's Great Adventure (Nintendo 64) on Jan 26, 2006