DescriptionLoosely based on the fourth movie "Jaws: the Revenge", players take control of a ship to sail the ocean in the search for the killer shark. Along the way, the ship will stop to allow a diver to swim out and kill baby sharks, jellyfish and manta rays to find conch shells. The conch shells are used to buy upgrades for the boat. Extra conch shells can be earned in bonus rounds where a sea plane flies over the water to bomb jellyfish (think the bonus rounds of Galaga with reversed perspective).
The diver will battle Jaws several times in an attempt to wear down his life meter. If the player is lucky, they can find a submarine to increase their firepower and defense.
If the diver manages to wear down Jaws' energy, they take back to the boat again, launching strobes into the water in an attempt to lure the shark out of the water. If close enough, the player can use the boat to ram Jaws in an attempt to kill him and win the game.
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Part of the Following Groups
- Animals: Sharks
- Gameplay feature: Scuba diving / Snorkeling
- Inspiration: Horror movies
- Inspiration: Movies
- Jaws licensees
|Sharks Don't Get Revenge. Why Does This Game?||Guy Chapman (2001)|
|I'd rather get crushed by Jaws' teeth than see this game ever again!||Arejarn (3781)|
|Jump The Shark||ETJB (450)|
|Retro Game Reviews||Jan 07, 2016||70|
|8-bit Central Retro Gaming||2015||60|
|Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library||2016||60|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 25, 2003||5 out of 10||50|
|NES Player||2001||2.5 out of 5||50|
|NES Archives||Jul 20, 2001||C-||42|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 28, 2003||4 out of 10||40|
|HonestGamers||Jun 10, 2005||3 out of 10||30|
|The Video Game Critic||Sep 24, 2004||D||25|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Aug, 1988||Unscored||Unscored|
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Related Web Sites
- NES Player - Jaws (Shrine site with game information.)