Frankenstein: The Monster Returns is a Nintendo Entertainment System action video game developed by Tose and published by Bandai in 1991 exclusively in North America.
Set some time after the Frankenstein story, the titular Monster returns from the dead, leading a supernatural army - by way of magic. He razes several villages and kidnaps a beautiful maiden named Emily, with the intent on making her his bride. The Monster even manages to use his magic to subdue several mythical entities such as Death and Medusa as well. The player is a young swordsman of the village determined to stop the supernatural army, rescue Emily, and slay the Monster once and for all.
The game is a side-scrolling platformer with beat 'em up elements. The game also shares a few similarities to other NES platformers, such as the Castlevania franchise. The player starts bare-handed but can eventually find weapons such as clubs or swords and may even find powerup magic that allows them to shoot fireballs. The player can also perform a jumpkick, although it possesses very little offensive power.
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This version of Frankenstein: The Monster Returns was designed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), which was an eight-bit video game console manufactured
by Nintendo in the years 1983 - 2003. In that time, it was the best-selling video game console for which more than 700 licensed games and a number of non-licensed
games were created. Worldwide, approximately 62 million units of this console were sold at approximately price $ 100 per unit. More information about the
NES console can be found here.
Recommended Game Controllers:
You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB gamepad that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a gamepad, you can buy one of these NES controllers:
Available online emulators:
6 different online emulators are available for Frankenstein: The Monster Returns. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game Frankenstein: The Monster Returns are summarized in the following table:
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