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Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

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Genre: Arcade, Hack and slash/Beat 'em up, Music, Platform, Shooter

Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST/STE, Commodore C64/128, MSX, PC DOS, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Several video games based on the 1988 Michael Jackson film Moonwalker. U.S. Gold published various games for home computers, released in 1989, whilst Sega developed two similarly themed beat 'em up video games in 1990; one released for arcades and another released for the Mega Drive/Genesis and Master System.

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Fair 70%

By far one of the easiest games I've played, so straightforward and simple. Actually had decent music and sound design (because they're all based off of existing music that was good), but hey- pretty fun I guess? Score Breakdown "The Tale" Story- 6 Pacing- 7 Characters- 7 Originality- 9 Linearity- 3 Length- 9 Epicness- 6 "The Presentation" Visuals- 8 Display- 7 Music- 9 Sound FX- 9 "The Mechanics" Ease of Use- 9 Innovation- 5 Replayability- ... Read More

Positive points
Super original story
near perfect length
great music and sound design
really easy to play
Negative points
Not very innovative
not really replay worhty


"Michael!" Katy's voice rings out - you've found her! But more children are still lost! Can you stop the psycho mastermind Mr. Big and his goon squad before they kidnap all the kids? You can, if you're Michael Jackson! Moonwalk on muggers, lean on meanies, and pop the punks! Outfight, outjump, outdance! Move like only Michael can, to the beat of Smooth Criminal, Beat it, Billie Jean, and Bad! No bad guy can last through Michael's Star Magic! Punch down gangsters in Club 30. Rumble in the streets. Swing, spin, and kick past graveyard ghouls. Chill in the caverns, then sizzle 'em with ultra-tech weapons in Mr. Big's hideout. Experience the baddest video game ever. Defy physics with Michael's dancing! You never lose your cool. See it and be it - Michael Jackson's Moonwalker!