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Description

Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is based on the Michael Jackson movie. Mr. Big has kidnapped children and has nasty things in store for them, like drugging them and making them slaves. So it's up to Michael to use his magical powers and dancing talent to try to catch Mr. Big and rescue his little friends.

Michael Jackson can jump, throw magical stars, and dance to counter his opponents as he looks for the hidden children. Stages come in various shapes and sizes from some of Jackson's hit videos which take place in streets and graveyards.

Screenshots

Michael Jackson's Moonwalker Genesis you need to search everywhere for the missing children
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker Genesis these are the kids that you have to rescue
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker Genesis title screen
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker SEGA Master System Saving a kid

Alternate Titles

  • "Moonwalker" -- Official European SEGA Master System abbreviation
  • "マイケル・ジャクソンズ モーンウォーカー" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

For What Is Is, It Remains A Classic. Genesis Guy Chapman (1742)
You've Been Touched By A Smooth Criminal! Genesis ETJB (447)
"Michael!" Genesis MrBee (29)
A good game of its time Genesis Robbb (125)
This is a decent cash-in, but I prefer the arcade version more. Genesis Mavi Bacon (15)

Critic Reviews

Player One Genesis Dec, 1990 96 out of 100 96
Mean Machines Genesis Jan, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA Master System Aug 19, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Mean Machines SEGA Master System Jan, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Play Time Genesis Jun, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Score SEGA Master System Aug, 1994 58 out of 100 58
Power Play SEGA Master System Jul, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Lens of Truth Genesis Jun 29, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Genesis Mar 31, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 02, 2005 4 out of 10 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Genesis Moonwalker in the arcade? 3 Pseudo_Intellectual (45725)
May 26, 2014

Trivia

Development

The game design for Moonwalker was actually done by Michael Jackson himself.

Genesis

This Michael Jackson game (and others with celebrity names) was part of a line of games that were celebrity endorsed by famous athletes and singers. This was part of the advertising strategy for North America.

Master System version

In the Genesis version there are female enemies in the first level which don't attack but have to be hit in order to clear the way. They are not featured in the Master System version.

Information also contributed by Guy Chapman

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Contributed to by PCGamer77 (3003), Michael Cassidy (17468) and Syed GJ (1525)