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Description

The Addams Family is a platform game based on the characters and settings from the movie (which, in turn, is based on the famous 1960's television series, which in turn is based on Charles Addams cartoon of the same name, which was featured in the magazine, The New Yorker, in the 1930s).

The game takes place towards the end of the movie: the Addams Family has been evicted from their home by a court order issued by a backstabbing attorney (there's one for the books), Tully Alford. Even worse, the other Addamses: Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Granny, and Lurch have gone missing.

As Gomez, you must tour the Addams mansion in search of your lost family, battling out mysterious monsters and evading traps, and eventually face your nemesis, Tully.

Screenshots

The Addams Family Genesis The area near the final is all ropes and spiked pits
The Addams Family Amiga Carnivorous plant
The Addams Family Arcade 1 Second Left
The Addams Family Genesis Goblin boss

Promo Images

The Addams Family Magazine Advertisement
The Addams Family Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "アダムス・ファミリー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Addams Family in 2d jumpy roundy mode Amiga obe (3)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Genesis Nov, 1993 5 out of 5 100
CU Amiga Amiga May, 1992 95 out of 100 95
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1992 94 out of 100 94
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Aug 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1992 88 out of 100 88
N-Force SNES Nov, 1992 87 out of 100 87
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Amiga May, 1992 71 out of 100 71
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Mar, 1992 25 out of 40 62
Mean Machines Genesis Nov, 1993 55 out of 100 55

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