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Werewolf: The Last Warrior (NES)

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Description

An evil leader and his gang of bio-engineered monsters has taken over the land and only one man stands in their way. Only he's not a man, he is a lycanthrope, a person able to transform into a terrible werewolf to let loose his anger.

You start the game in human form. The human can punch, jump, move and shoot a powered up shot which moves horizontally across the screen. By finding a Red "W" icon, the human is able to transform into a mighty werewolf creature. Accidentally grabbing a blue "W" icon or losing too much energy will change you back into a mere human being. The werewolf form offers higher jumps, quicker speed, greater strength, a shockwave attack and the ability to climb walls, so naturally you'll want this form whenever possible. Additionally the werewolf form has an anger meter that is augmented by collecting orbs. After 5 such orbs, the werewolf will transform yet again into a SUPER werewolf with even greater strength, speed and partial invincibility.

There are 5 stages in all. Each with a boss who moves in a distinct pattern.

Screenshots

Werewolf: The Last Warrior NES A boss so fast he catches on fire
Werewolf: The Last Warrior NES In the forest, ninjas try to stop the werewolf. They will fail.
Werewolf: The Last Warrior NES The werewolf unchained...
Werewolf: The Last Warrior NES I am a mere human being...

Alternate Titles

  • "Choujinrou Senki Warwolf" -- Japanese Title

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The Press Says

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1990 28 out of 40 70
Just Games Retro Oct 31, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Review Busters 2009 2.75 out of 10 28
The Video Game Critic Oct 15, 2007 F 0

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The game came packaged with a 20 page Werewolf: The Last Warrior comic book inside.
WildKard (12146) added Werewolf: The Last Warrior (NES) on Oct 16, 2003