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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (video game)

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Super NES box art


Developer(s) Bits Studios
Publisher(s) Sony Imagesoft
Composer(s) Ronnie Shahmoon and Shahid Ahmad[1]
Platform(s) Super NES, Sega CD, Sega Genesis
Release date(s) Super NES: Sega Genesis:
  • NA November 1994
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Cartridge
CD-ROM

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a video game for multiple platforms that is based on the 1994 film of the same name.[3] These systems include the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, the Sega CD and the Sega Genesis.

Plot

The player controls Frankenstein's monster as he stomps through the streets of Ingolstadt, Bavaria, in the year 1793 seeking revenge against a certain man named Victor for rejecting him once he was created.[3] Since he is a product of artificial manufacturing, he is condemned and declared an expendable pariah by peasants and soldiers. The common folks that strive to kill Frankenstein's monster are highly ignorant about modern science and believe that he is truly a demon.

Gameplay

The player uses a wooden stick to ward off enemies. The stick that Frankenstein's monster carries can be put on fire if swung towards fire. Frankenstein also has an additional attack; a blue ball of negative energy that pops up when the player releases the button. Peasants in the game can either be male or female; soldiers are always male. The female peasants attack with pots while the male peasants attack with melee weapons. However, the soldiers (men dressed in red) attack the player with musket shots. Simple puzzles involving switches and pulleys must be solved in order to progress within the levels.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Composer information". Project 2612. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 
  2. ^ "Release information".  
  3. ^ a b c "Overview of game". MobyGames. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 

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