A 1989 horror platformer for Nintendo Entertainment System
, based on A Nightmare on Elm Street
film series, specifically the third film
. It was developed by Rare
, and released by LJN Toys
Player takes a role of one of the teens of Elm Street, whose job is to defeat the dream-stalking Freddy Krueger™ by finding all of his bones and bodyparts, and destroying them. Every once in a while the player must enter the dream world, where s/he can obtain power-ups, but the enemies are also tougher, and Freddy™ is waiting to strike at the most inopportune times.
The game was reviewed by The Angry Video Game Nerd
in 2006. See that page for tropes relating to the review. Despite the fact that the Nerd reviewed it and it is an LJN game, it is usually seen as one of the better movie-licensed games on the NES. But that's not saying much.
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