Mega Drive Batman: The Video Game
Used Sega Mega Drive game
NTSC version, plays on any Mega Drive/Genesis console worldwide.
Game language, instruction booklet and cover insert text are English.
Tested, works. Cartridge in excellent to near mint condition. Instruction booklet in excellent condition, it is complete and has no writings inside. Case in very good to excellent condition. Please refer to pictures for details of condition and contents.
Genre: 2D platform
Batman, also known as Batman: The Video Game, is a group of platform games developed by Sunsoft for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy, loosely based on the 1989 film of the same name. Despite having the same title, each is actually a different game. The NES title is arguably the best known and contains five levels culminating in a showdown with the Joker in the bell tower of Gotham Cathedral. It was received well despite changes from the movie upon which it was based.
Sunsoft followed up the release of Batman with Batman: Return of the Joker.
The game has a feature that was unusual in side-scrolling platform games at the time, largely to the NES itself. Unlike Sunsoft's Batmanfor the Mega Drive/Genesis, which features the grappling hook, Batman has the ability to wall jump, which is reminiscent of Ryu Hayabusa's wall scaling in Ninja Gaiden. He is also able to use three projectile weapons: the batarang, batdisk, and bat speargun, which are powered by pellet cartridges.
The stages in the game consists of the Gotham City Streets, Axis Chemical Plant, Gotham Sewers, Mysterious Laboratory, and the Gotham Cathedral Belltower. A number of notable DC Comics villains appear as low-level minions in the game, including Deadshot, KGBeast, Maxie Zeus, Heat Wave, Shakedown, and Nightslayer. The bosses in the game are Killer Moth, a device known as the Machine Intelligence System, the Electrocutioner, a machine known as the Dual-Container Alarm, Firebug, and the Joker.