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Phantom Fighter (NES)

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Description

Based on the 1985 Hong Kong movie, "Mr. Vampire", Phantom Fighter puts the player in the role of a Chinese warrior who walks with your pupil through several Chinese towns taken by phantoms. Enter each house and beat 'em up using a variety of kung-fu moves. After defeating a phantom, you'll receive a special gift that recovers your energy or enhances your fighting skills. During the game, you talk to different people who help you to understand what's going on.

Screenshots

Phantom Fighter NES Title screen (Japanese version)
Phantom Fighter NES Arriving With Your Pupil In A Chinese Town Taken By Phantoms
Phantom Fighter NES Beat 'Em Up With Your Kung-Fu Moves!!
Phantom Fighter NES Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "霊幻道士" -- Japanese Spelling
  • "Reigen Dōshi" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

A supreme martial arts game for every martial arts fans!! Coltrane (1110) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

The Press Says

All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Nintendo Power Magazine May, 1990 3 out of 5 60
GameCola.net Apr, 2008 5 out of 10 50
NES Archives Jul 20, 2001 C 50

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Trivia

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The "phantoms" in Phantom Fighter are actually JiangShi (僵尸), vampire-like creatures from Chinese mythology. Their distinctive hopping movement and forever-outstretched arms are due to rigor mortis.
Coltrane (1110) added Phantom Fighter (NES) on Jan 10, 2007