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Cutthroat Island (SNES)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
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In this game you play the role of a pirate lady called Morgan who was given a piece of a map by her father before he died. In the game you set out to find more pieces of the map so that you can find the hidden treasure buried on Cutthroat Island. The gameplay involves you scrolling along the screen and sword fighting pirates and other scoundrels one on one with various different attacks. As you progress you unlock more combos. This game is based on the film by the same name.


Cutthroat Island SNES Selecting a character.
Cutthroat Island SNES I think I'm going to need more sword.
Cutthroat Island SNES Thankfully Hollywood bar fighting rules are in effect, and a bottle to the face will knock a pirate straight across the screen.
Cutthroat Island SNES Plenty of friendly wildlife.

Alternate Titles

  • "A Ilha da Garganta Cortada" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Despite the appearance of pirates, nothing can save this game. Joe Evrard (38) 0.17 Stars0.17 Stars0.17 Stars0.17 Stars0.17 Stars

The Press Says

neXGam 2002 6.4 out of 10 64
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Feb, 1996 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Mar, 1996 3 out of 5 60
Total! (Germany) Mar, 1996 3.75 out of 6 45
Just Games Retro Jun 29, 2012 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Players Feb, 1996 31 out of 100 31
Player One Apr, 1996 20 out of 100 20


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Evil Ryu (53674) added Cutthroat Island (SNES) on Jan 09, 2006
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