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DescriptionIt has been a while since the escape in Splatterhouse 2 and Rick is slowly regaining his sanity. At night, he is still haunted by nightmares from the place. Rick has married Jennifer and they have a son, David. In the final chapter of this horror trilogy, Rick finds out that an entity called The Evil One has kidnapped his beloved family members. He has no choice but to wear the demon mask with the supernatural powers to save Jennifer and David from the demon-infested Splatterhouse.
The third title in the series builds upon the gameplay of its predecessors. The game consists of six consecutive levels in a huge mansion. In a race against time, you have to wipe the demons from each room and find the quickest path to the boss area. After clearing a room, you can use an in-game map to decide upon the quickest route. Improvements over the second title include moving between rooms in multiple directions, multiple endings based on your performance, special moves for Rick and crisper graphics.
It still has a horror theme and maintains the same level of gore and violence. You can collect weapons such as a skull-smashing baseball bat, an ax and cement blocks. If you get knocked down, a ghost will try to snatch your weapon and drop it in another room of the house. Other collectible items include extra lives, health meat or orbs. These orbs build up a power meter. Upon completion, you have the ability to transform into a berserk mutant for a short time. The cutscenes feature real actors who act out the characters.
- "Splatterhouse Part 3" -- Japanese title
- "スプラッターハウスPART3" -- Japanese spelling
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The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||Jul, 1993||4.5 out of 5||90|
|Power Unlimited||Jan, 1994||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 10, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Sega-16.com||Oct 17, 2004||8 out of 10||80|
|All Game Guide||2007||80|
|GamesCollection||Feb 02, 2009||7.5 out of 10||75|
|The Video Game Critic||Sep 09, 2001||B-||67|
|Power Play||May, 1993||58 out of 100||58|
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TriviaCover art is by Julie Bell.
Related Web Sites
- West Mansion: The Splatterhouse Homepage -- The source for everything Splatterhouse
Sciere (228137) added Splatterhouse 3 (Genesis) on Jun 18, 2004
Taiji Nagayama (Naga! Yama!)Creature Design by:
Taiji Nagayama (Naga! Yama!)Programmed by:
Pori 2 OohoriDesigned by:
Masami Shimotsuma (Sammy Shimotsuma)Produced by:
Masami Shimotsuma (Sammy Shimotsuma)Character Designer:
Gyoee! MiyazakiBackground Designer:
Daiya. YAssistant Graphic Designers:
K. 327, Senpuuki, Kunfu ManAssistant Programmers:
Hey!Special Visual Effects:
Hiroshi Ozaki (Oja), Yuko, MokknComposed by:
Masakatsu Maekawa (Kiyoshi)Voice Makers:
Yoshinori Kawamoto (Kawagen), GakuSpecial Make up Artist:
Nobuyuki Shinohara (Silky No. 1)Cast of Video Graphics:
Psychic [Rick the Monster], Pascal [Jennifer], Mikurin [David], Hiroshi Ozaki (Oja [Rick the Human])