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The Addams Family is a side-scrolling platformer based on the movie of the same name. The player takes the role of Gomez who searches for his missing family members. To find them he has to explore six different parts of the mansion, e.g. the forest or the graveyard, which are basic platform levels: the player moves from left to right while jumping a lot and avoiding enemies. In contrast to the other versions of the game he has weapons to his disposal, e.g. a throwing knife. Other differences are a unique level design and another health system: Gomez has five hearts which practically act like a life meter because every hit only takes away a part of a heart.


The Addams Family Game Boy The Forest
The Addams Family Game Boy The Front Door
The Addams Family Game Boy The Graveyard
The Addams Family Game Boy Title Screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "アダムス・ファミリー" -- Japanese spelling

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Absolutely terrific! Tomer Gabel (4634) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Apr, 1992 775 out of 1000 78
Joypad Mar, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Jeuxvideo.com May 03, 2013 15 out of 20 75
Games-X Jan 23, 1992 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
VideoGame Feb, 1992 7 out of 10 70
Play Time Apr, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Video Games Apr, 1992 56 out of 100 56
Computer and Video Games (CVG) May, 1992 52 out of 100 52
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1992 6 out of 12 50
Retro Archives Nov 09, 2017 10 out of 20 50


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Patrick Bregger (277887) added The Addams Family (Game Boy) on Mar 17, 2010
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