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The ghost of a teenager seeks revenge against a snobbish family. Your job is to scare them out of their house(s). They can't see you, so your only means of scaring them is by possessing various objects throughout the household. For example, possessing a piece of furniture would cause something to fly out from it, and possessing an object would make it come alive in some way or another. You need to act quickly because you have something called "ecto" which acts as the fuel that allows you to roam the real world. You're awarded more ecto each time a family member exits the room. The more scares you did, the more ecto you gain. Losing all ecto sends you to the underworld where you have to regain your ecto to full capacity in order to go back into the real world.


Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis Scared the whole bunch out of this house.
Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis I scared the lady down to her panties
Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis A vampire in the closet
Haunting Starring Polterguy Genesis Polterguy serves a bloody surprise.

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Haunting" -- Common Name

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User Reviews

Straight forward, yet surprisingly innovative game from EA, which sees you taking on the role of an angry poltergeist. Nick Drew (412) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars
Not fully realized, but still a unique and fun little game! Kaddy B. (796) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars
Ghosts, Ghouls...and a turd throwing Goblin!? Big John WV (27209) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

SwankWorld 2004 8 out of 10 80
Score Aug, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Power Unlimited Dec, 1993 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Players Oct, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1993 75 out of 100 75
Mega Fun Sep, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Retro Game Reviews Dec 21, 2018 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Sega-16.com Jun 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Svenska Hemdatornytt Dec, 1993 65 out of 100 65
The Video Game Critic Oct 18, 2007 C 50


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Juan Ramirez (91) added Haunting Starring Polterguy (Genesis) on Jan 22, 2003
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