Night Hunter

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Atari ST
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Description

NightHunter is an action game in which you actually get to play as Count Dracula. Dracula will have the ability to transform into a bat and a werewolf. Your goal is to locate holy medallions in order to create total chaos on Earth. Of course, Van Helsing and his band of vampire hunters are on your trail, so they must be avoided so you don't get dusted. Enemies encountered include priests with holy water, vultures, and even the police.

The game is a traditional side-scrolling platformer that is made up of 30 levels. Each level has 20 screens. To advance to the next level eight objects must be collected: three parchments and five keys. Every fifth level you obtain one of the medallions. Beware of daybreak! You will die if you don't locate a crypt to protect yourself from the sunlight.

Screenshots

Night Hunter ZX Spectrum Load screen
After this its straight into the game, no control menu, no options
Night Hunter DOS Mmm... lunch!
Night Hunter Amstrad CPC Loading screen
Night Hunter ZX Spectrum The game starts here

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Aug, 1990 91 out of 100 91
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Aug, 1990 89 out of 100 89
The One Atari ST Feb, 1989 82 out of 100 82
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Mar, 1989 81 out of 100 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Mar, 1989 810 out of 1000 81
Génération 4 Atari ST Feb, 1989 74 out of 100 74
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sep, 1990 74 out of 100 74
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Nov, 1990 7.4 out of 12 62
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Nov, 1990 6.6 out of 12 55
Power Play Atari ST Mar, 1989 54 out of 100 54

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What a little gem! Any help though? 1 Depeche Mike (17194)
Jul 28, 2008

Trivia

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year. Category "Real Dogs"

Contributed to by Martin Smith (63067) and kwbridge (1477)