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Description

The Addams Family is a platform game based on the characters and settings from the movie (which, in turn, is based on the famous 1960's television series, which in turn is based on Charles Addams cartoon of the same name, which was featured in the magazine, The New Yorker, in the 1930s).

The game takes place towards the end of the movie: the Addams Family has been evicted from their home by a court order issued by a backstabbing attorney (there's one for the books), Tully Alford. Even worse, the other Addamses: Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Granny, and Lurch have gone missing.

As Gomez, you must tour the Addams mansion in search of your lost family, battling out mysterious monsters and evading traps, and eventually face your nemesis, Tully.

Screenshots

The Addams Family SNES If Addams hits his head on the icy ceiling, he dies at once
The Addams Family Genesis Flying fishes in the conservatory
The Addams Family Genesis Inside
The Addams Family Amiga Stove

Promo Images

The Addams Family Magazine Advertisement
The Addams Family Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "アダムス・ファミリー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Addams Family in 2d jumpy roundy mode Amiga obe (3)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Genesis Nov, 1993 5 out of 5 100
CU Amiga Amiga May, 1992 95 out of 100 95
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1992 94 out of 100 94
Pixel-Heroes.de SNES Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Zero Amiga Jun, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Video Games Genesis Mar, 1994 71 out of 100 71
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1992 71 out of 100 71
Power Play SNES Jun, 1992 71 out of 100 71
Power Unlimited Genesis Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Retro Archives Atari ST Nov 09, 2017 12 out of 20 60

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Contributed to by Michael Cassidy (21110), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (487), Terok Nor (32351) and Unicorn Lynx (181445)
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