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Whomp 'Em (NES)

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Whomp 'Em tells the tale of a little Native American Indian named Soaring Eagle who is on a quest to fill his magic pouch with totems. These totems are guarded by fearsome bosses at the end of different environments spread throughout the land. Each totem gives Soaring Eagle a new power to help him complete his journey.

Whomp 'Em is a side scrolling action platformer. The hero can run, jump, and attack with his spear. Not only can he jab forward with his spear, Soaring Eagle can also stab upwards or downwards while jumping. Further, he can use his spear to defend from attacks coming from above.

Soaring Eagle must first conquer a bossless, introductory level. From there, he is free to choose from among 6 different lands to explore: Fire test, ice ritual, secret cliff, water test, magic forest, and sacred woods. Each level is highly unique with its own dangerous enemies and lethal boss. After completing these 6 areas and collecting the associated totems, Soaring Eagle is whisked off to a cloud realm where he must use all of his accumulated power to defeat a much larger enemy.


Whomp 'Em NES After completing the tutorial stage, you have the option of selecting from among 6 lands
Whomp 'Em NES Cascades in the water test
Whomp 'Em NES Entering the evil temple
Whomp 'Em NES Climbing the cliffs in the tutorial stage

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Alternate Titles

  • "西遊記ワールドII 天上界の魔神" -- Japanese Spelling
  • "Saiyuuki World II: Tenjoukai no Majin" -- Japanese Title

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User Reviews

How exactly can there be a secret cliff? Adzuken (854) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews Jan 21, 2019 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1991 30 out of 40 75
All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment May, 1991 7 out of 10 70 Jan, 2014 B- 67
Nintendo Power Magazine May, 1991 3.1 out of 5 62
VideoGame Aug, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Ação Games Jun, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
The Game Hoard Apr 24, 2018 3 out of 7 43


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Multimedia Mike (20000) added Whomp 'Em (NES) on Sep 30, 2007