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Whomp 'Em (NES)

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Whomp 'Em tells the tale of a little Native American Indian named Soaring Eagle who is on a quest to fill his magic pouch with totems. These totems are guarded by fearsome bosses at the end of different environments spread throughout the land. Each totem gives Soaring Eagle a new power to help him complete his journey.

Whomp 'Em is a side scrolling action platformer. The hero can run, jump, and attack with his spear. Not only can he jab forward with his spear, Soaring Eagle can also stab upwards or downwards while jumping. Further, he can use his spear to defend from attacks coming from above.

Soaring Eagle must first conquer a bossless, introductory level. From there, he is free to choose from among 6 different lands to explore: Fire test, ice ritual, secret cliff, water test, magic forest, and sacred woods. Each level is highly unique with its own dangerous enemies and lethal boss. After completing these 6 areas and collecting the associated totems, Soaring Eagle is whisked off to a cloud realm where he must use all of his accumulated power to defeat a much larger enemy.


Whomp 'Em NES The sacred woods boss
Whomp 'Em NES The secret cliff boss
Whomp 'Em NES Descending a chasm in the ice ritual
Whomp 'Em NES Magical backdrop plants in the magic forest

Alternate Titles

  • "西遊記ワールドII 天上界の魔神" -- Japanese Spelling
  • "Saiyuuki World II: Tenjoukai no Majin" -- Japanese Title

User Reviews

How exactly can there be a secret cliff? Adzuken (761) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

The Press Says

All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Nintendo Power Magazine May, 1991 3.1 out of 5 62
The Video Game Critic Dec 29, 2009 C- 42


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Multimedia Mike (17486) added Whomp 'Em (NES) on Sep 30, 2007