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Wayne's World Reviews (NES)

Wayne's World NES Title screen.


Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the NES release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 1.3
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 1.7
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 1.8
Overall User Score (6 votes) 1.8

Critic Reviews

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GamePro (US) (Mar, 1994)
Wayne's World is a cart you wish you could like, if only because there's the potential for good-natured fun with these average-joe heroes. And with so few NES carts coming out, every game needs to be a hit to keep the system alive. Sadly, Wayne's World is not nearly as cool as Wayne thinks it is.
The only real highlights (if you can call them that) in the game are sound samples taken from the show and simple cutscenes where Wayne and Garth speak to each other in dialog balloons using their quintessential verbiage. However, even die-hard fans of the show/movies should avoid this game like the plague.
Retro Game Reviews (Feb 07, 2017)
Wayne's World is clearly a quick, cash-in game, and in reality it's little more than a proof-of-concept demo. The poor level design shows that barely any thought was put into combining stages with the abilities of each character, and when coupled with the broken combat and platforming mechanics this is a rather unappealing game to play.
0 (Jan, 2014)
Other than the occasional goofy enemy (Musical instruments! Ninjas! Bouncers!), the levels are sparse and lifeless, leaving one with little to do but scrutinize the awful production values. Vomit-soaked graphics (what’s with all the rust red and brown?), barren environments, and melody-deprived music drive the stake into the heart of this flannel-tattered beast. More so than other licensed oppressors, Wayne’s World is an adaptation that should not be.