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Avenging Spirit (Game Boy)

Avenging Spirit Game Boy Title screen


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In Avenging Spirit the protagonist is a spirit out for revenge. He has been murdered by a group of gangsters and his girlfriend has taken hostage by them. Her father uses his brand new machine to call the man's spirit back from the dead, telling him that they are holding his daughter ransom unless he turns over his research of ghost energy.

In side-scrolling fashion, the game features six different stages - the city, the rooftops, a factory, the city sewers and two levels dealing with the mobsters base of operation. The player is able to possess enemies, 20 in all, and use any skills or weapons they have, to complete the level. The player's health is represented by ghost energy and it is drained when he is not inside a host. The story leads to two different endings.


Avenging Spirit Game Boy Another part of the introduction
Avenging Spirit Game Boy Intro
Avenging Spirit Game Boy Who's faster?
Avenging Spirit Game Boy Game over

Promo Images

Avenging Spirit Screenshot
Avenging Spirit Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Phantasm" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Jul, 1993 4.5 out of 5 90
Play Time May, 1993 77 out of 100 77
Video Games Mar, 1993 67 out of 100 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1993 8 out of 12 67
Power Play Mar, 1993 67 out of 100 67


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Big John WV (27242) added Avenging Spirit (Game Boy) on Feb 07, 2008
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