Crypt Killer (SEGA Saturn)

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Crypt Killer is a horror-themed lightgun shooter. As a tireless adventurer, you are looking for the "Eyes of Guidance", ancient crystals of mysterious power. To find them, you have to shoot your way through hordes of monsters.

The game has six stages which can be taken on in any order. Each stage consists of four acts. The levels range from dark forests to deep caves, ancient crypts and underwater labyrinths. You move through the 3D levels on a predetermined path and shoot at skeletons, zombies, spiders, demons and other foul beasts. Your standard weapon is a shotgun, but you can gain additional weapons like gatling guns and grenade throwers. Some enemies throw projectiles like knives or bones at you, so be sure to aim at those as well. If the screen becomes too crowded, clear it with a smartbomb. At the end of some acts, you can choose from one of two paths through the next act, giving you different ways of completing a stage. At the end of each stage, a boss enemy awaits.


Crypt Killer SEGA Saturn These polygonal blob-men are very poorly animated.
Crypt Killer SEGA Saturn Oh, hello there!
Crypt Killer SEGA Saturn Blastin' some demons out of the sky.
Crypt Killer SEGA Saturn Blastin' demons on land..

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Alternate Titles

  • "Henry Explorers" -- Japanese title
  • "ヘンリー エクスプローラーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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Game Players Jun, 1997 6.3 out of 10 63
Mega Fun Apr, 1997 60 out of 100 60
Video Games Mar, 1997 49 out of 100 49
The Video Game Critic Jun 15, 2010 C- 42


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Terok Nor (26902) added Crypt Killer (SEGA Saturn) on Feb 05, 2006
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