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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein SNES Title screen / Main menu.


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Based of the 1994 movie remake of Frankenstein, the player is the artificial man created by Victor Frankenstein. After Victor rejects his creation due to its hideous appearance, the creation flees from Victor and swears revenge on him.

The player goes through a number of levels, battling anything that attacks with a wooden stick. It's possible to set the tip of the stick on fire, by swinging it at the fire torches located on the walls. The player can also use a special attack: a blue ball coming out of the hands of the creation, which takes some of the player's life away. There are also some simple puzzles to be solved in order to get through the levels.


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Genesis A smashed shutter
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Genesis Starting the first level.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein SNES Frankenstein's monster can, at the cost of some of his health, form balls of negative energy at which to throw at his enemies, doing more damage to them.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Genesis Title screen / Main menu

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User Reviews

It's better than some of us grew to think. Slightly. But still. Genesis GTramp (44344)

Critic Reviews

All Game Guide SNES 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Feb, 1995 5 out of 10 50
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Mar, 1995 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic SNES Oct 14, 1999 D 25
Sega-16.com Genesis May 13, 2010 2 out of 10 20


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