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Frankenstein: The Monster Returns (NES)

Frankenstein: The Monster Returns NES Title Screen Part 1


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The villagers thought they were safe. But now it is time they learned the terrible truth... Frankenstein has risen, laid waste to the lands surrounding the village, has amassed an evil army of unholy creatures and even gone so far as to capture a young girl.

Frankenstein is a side scroller adventure against all sorts of nightmarish creatures. Some might even call it a clone of the more widely known Castlevania games of the NES. You begin the game with nothing but your fists... but may acquire a magical club from enemies. Finding additional powerups with give the club the ability to toss fireballs. There are treasure chests in various rooms as well as characters that can help you in your quest through dialog hints.


Frankenstein: The Monster Returns NES Deep in the sewers
Frankenstein: The Monster Returns NES Title Screen Part 2
Frankenstein: The Monster Returns NES The game's storyline
Frankenstein: The Monster Returns NES The map screen and level progress

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  • "Frankenstein" -- Title Screen title

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Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
VideoGame Nov, 1991 7 out of 10 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1991 23 out of 40 58
The Video Game Critic Nov 06, 2010 C- 42 Jan, 2012 C- 42
Just Games Retro Oct 31, 2007 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30 Oct 01, 2005 2 out of 10 20


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WildKard (13000) added Frankenstein: The Monster Returns (NES) on Oct 16, 2003