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Description

As Billy, you set off to rescue Gizmo the Gremlin from Clamp Tower skyscraper, where Dr. Catheter plans to viciously experiment with him. Unfortunately, Catheter gets word of your plans, and mixes up a whole new batch of vicious gremlins. As a result, your mission is now one of destruction and avoidance.

Elite's implementation of this is a five-level side-view action game, in which you run around avoiding or shooting the gremlins. Each level has a secret object which must be collected. Bonus items such as extra lives and time can be collected, as can improved weapons, and credits to spend on a new weapon after each level.

Screenshots

Gremlins 2: The New Batch DOS Jumping up on this counter will help me reach that flashlight.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch Amiga Title screen
Gremlins 2: The New Batch Amstrad CPC Main menu
Gremlins 2: The New Batch DOS Start of the game

Alternate Titles

  • "Gremlins 2: La Nueva Generación" -- Spanish title
  • "Gremlin 2 - Shinshu Tanjou" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Raze Atari ST Jan, 1991 74 out of 100 74
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 69 out of 100 69
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1990 6 out of 12 50
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1990 42 out of 100 42
Zzap! Amiga May, 1991 40 out of 100 40
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Dec, 1990 405 out of 1000 40
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1990 38 out of 100 38

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Trivia

Cover

The game uses the official movie poster as cover art. On it, the gremlin hand holding the cigar has four fingers (a thumb is barely visible) - all mogwai and gremlin puppets in the movie have only three fingers, though.
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