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Swamp Thing

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MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
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2.2
NES
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3.1
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Description

Swamp Thing is based on the DC Comics of the same name. Deep in the swamps of Louisiana, a Dr. Holland, is hard at work on a growth formula for plants. His sponsor however has different ideas for the technology and burns down the lab. The poor doctor is burned and covered with formula and inside of the organically rich Bayou swamps... he becomes Swamp Thing.

The game is a side-scrolling platform game. Swamp thing can punch (but not duck and punch) and jump a short distance. Health powerups will be needed to keep him alive and additionally ball powerups can be found to give him a projectile weapon.

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Swamp Thing Game Boy The Story
Swamp Thing Game Boy Title Screen
Swamp Thing Game Boy The woodland level
Swamp Thing NES Level 1 down by the swamp

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The Press Says

All Game Guide NES 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Jan, 1993 3.3 out of 10 33
Digital Press - Classic Video Games NES Feb 27, 2005 3 out of 10 30

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