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Batman: The Video Game
General Information
Developer: Sunsoft
Publisher: Sunsoft
Distributor: Sunsoft
Release Date: NA December 22, 1989
EU September 14, 1990
Genre: Run and gun
Mode(s): Single-player
Platforms: NES
Based on: Batman

Batman: The Video Game is a video game inspired by the 1989 film Batman. It was released in 1989 for the Nintendo Entertainment System and developed by Sunsoft. The NES version of Batman is a platform action game that features locations from the 1989 movie. It contains five levels culminating in a showdown with the Joker in the bell tower of Gotham Cathedral.


The game has a feature that was unusual to side-scrolling platform games at the time, largely to the NES itself. Unlike the other Batman game that was released for the Mega Drive/Genesis, 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.


Batman has to face many villains in the game besides The Joker:



Final BossEdit

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