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Jersey Devil (PlayStation)

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Jersey City is in trouble when evil Dr. Knarf and his pumpkin headed-assistant Dennis, rule. Dr. Knarf creates evil mutant vegetables that run amok within the city. And only the famous devil can now save the city .

The game's theme is Halloween, and the objective is to catch Dr. Knarf. The player will need to open "K" Locks using color keys with letters "K" "N" "A" R" and "F" (which makes Knarf). Every area in Jersey City has two levels, each with its own boss (or bosses). These areas include the Art Museum, the City Park, the Graveyard, the Factory, the Seaport and Knarf's own forest.

The player can also free the hostages that were captured by Knarf's army (including children). Nitro Crates can be picked up to enhance the devil's strength. For a 100% game completion the player needs to beat all areas, find and beat all secret levels, free all hostages, destroy all nitro crates in all levels, and collect the golden Knarf tokens from all levels.


Jersey Devil PlayStation Just starting.
Jersey Devil PlayStation An evil, bouncing jack-o-lantern
Jersey Devil PlayStation Yes, he has a spin attack.
Jersey Devil PlayStation Gliding

Alternate Titles

  • "O Diabo de Halloween" -- Brazilian title
  • "Jersey Devil no Daibouken" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Player One Jan, 1998 80 out of 100 80
Absolute Playstation Jun, 1998 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) Aug, 1998 4 out of 5 80
NowGamer Dec 01, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Video Games Nov, 1997 75 out of 100 75
Mega Fun Dec, 1997 71 out of 100 71
The Video Game Critic Nov 05, 2011 B- 67
Game Revolution Aug, 1998 C+ 58
GameSpot Jul 07, 1998 5.2 out of 10 52
IGN Jun 17, 1998 5 out of 10 50


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powerstone05 (281) added Jersey Devil (PlayStation) on Sep 04, 2004