Frightmare (Spectrum 48K) -
Frightmare (1988) (Spectrum 48K, Cassette) United Kingdom
Publisher: Cascade
Caryn Gough | Cascade | Cascaismicro

Genre: Arcade: Action

Cover Art Language(s): English

Machine Compatibility: Spectrum 48K, Spectrum 128K

Release: Professionally released On Cassette

Available For:
Commodore 64/128, Spectrum 48K/128K & ZX Vega

Compatible Emulators: ZXSpin (PC (Windows))
Nutria (PC (MS-DOS))

How To Play

A flick-screen run, jump and shoot platform game in which you must wake from your "frightmare" (nightmare) by riding the world of its denizens and lighting up the words at the top of the screen.

Game Information

Original Release Date: 1st May 1988
Original Release Price: Unknown
Market Valuation: £2.50 (How Is This Calculated?)
Weight Boxed: 64g
Box Type: Cassette Single Plastic Clear
Author(s): Sean Conran & Rod Ashley  

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What They Said

"Although the game is initially playable, I soon discovered that it was little more than a 'run around collecting enough objects to continue through to the next, even more bizarre part of the nightmare' type of game." (Read Full Review)
... Crash
"Ghosts 'N Goblins derivative with a merely average scare-factor." (Read Full Review)
... Sinclair User
"Um, it's just another platform game and even the most original of plots can't make it any more fun to play. It isn't even particularly scary." (Read Full Review)
... Your Sinclair

Critic Score

59%based on 3 review(s)

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Cover Art

Front Cover

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A digital version of Frightmare suitable for ZXSpin (PC (Windows)), Nutria (PC (MS-DOS))
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Frightmare is Item ID 35509 in our database. Last modified on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 at 10:16:26 PM.

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