El Viento

Moby ID: 7125
Genesis Specs

Description

In 1930s New York, a dark cult plans the resurrection of their master, the Dark Prince Hastur, in order to control all of New York and the world. The mob is on their side in this, funding their dark projects and rituals needed to bring their dark master out into their world.

The only one that can stop them is a young girl named Annet... born of the cursed bloodline of Hastur, yet against his plans. Her only weapon: a mystic boomerang known as El Viento...

As Annet, you will do battle with the mob, navigating through Sewers, Caves and buildings, collecting bonus items along the way.

Spellings

  • エル・ヴィエント - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Genesis version)

20 People (19 developers, 1 thanks)

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  • Wolfteam

Reviews

Critics

Average score: 73% (based on 17 ratings)

Players

Average score: 3.5 out of 5 (based on 15 ratings with 1 reviews)

Anime for those who love (and don't love) anime-based games

The Good
Nice story, varied gameplay, innovative boss design, unique weapon/magic use, nice graphics, perfect level of difficulty . . . a class act.

The Bad
I'm at a loss. It was a great Genesis game. I didn't feel compelled to play it again once I beat it, but I had a good time.

The Bottom Line
Side-scrolling shooter with minimum thought required. No puzzles, which was a plus for me, but you had to figure out your enemies at times to get past them.

Genesis · by dancinhomer (8) · 2003

Trivia

Monsters

A few of the monsters seem to be taken from the Lovecraftian Mythos, and the name "Hastur" is also a Lovecraft reference.

Title translation

"El Viento" means "The Wind" in Spanish.

Information also contributed by LordFeder

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Satoshi Kunsai.

Windows added by firefang9212. Antstream added by lights out party.

Additional contributors: chirinea, j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】, Patrick Bregger.

Game added August 18, 2002. Last modified February 3, 2024.