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Grabbed by the Ghoulies
5.0 out of 10

Grabbed by the Ghoulies

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Overall 7
7.2

Grabbed by the Ghoulies

Game Over Online
7 November 2015
  • Excerpt: When Microsoft purchased UK-based developer Rare for $375 million just over a year ago, the debate began as to whether the creators of Donkey Kong Country, Goldeneye and Banjo-Kazooie were worth the investment, and what would their inaugural Xbox effort be: A new installment in the Killer Instinct...
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Overall 9
8.5

Grabbed By The Ghoulies

ztgd.com
23 January 2011
  • Excerpt: It seems like years have passed since Microsoft announced the acquisition of software giant Rare. […]
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
9 April 2005
  • Excerpt: I like to put a little humour into my reviews. Whether it’s a multilayered gag appealing to every facet of humanity, the odd spot of biting political satire or an intellectual quip aimed at the classically educated, I manage to meld some mirth into the analysis.
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Overall 7
6.8
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0

Grabbed By The Ghoulies

The Next Level
20 November 2003
  • Excerpt: It all goes down on a dark and stormy night, like all scary stories, spoofs, and spins are supposed to. Don’t ask me why Cooper and Amber are in the middle of nowhere; don’t ask why Cooper didn’t take his lovely lady’s suggestion of going back.
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Overall 8
8.4

Grabbed by the Ghoulies

ActionTrip
4 November 2003
  • Conclusion: Give yourself a treat this Halloween and grab Grabbed by The Ghoulies. Its level design, easy to learn combat system, humor and challenges posed by the icons that show up in each room make you want to play just one more room that will keep you up way too late.
  • Pros: Humor, lots of variety to keep things fresh, just damn fun;
  • Cons: Single-player only, some may not like the controls.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 6
6.0
Replay value 7
7.0

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Video Game talk
3 November 2003
  • Excerpt: , acquired by Microsoft last year to the tune of several hundred million dollars. The cel-shaded action game begins as Cooper and his gal pal Amber approach a mansion cheerfully named Ghoulhaven Hall.
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 7
7.2
Graphics 8
8.2
Sound 8
8.4
Lifespan 7
7.2

Grabbed by the Ghoulies Review

IGN Entertainment
27 October 2003
  • Conclusion: While Grabbed by the Ghoulies wasn’t what we were expecting as the first Rare title on the Xbox, it certainly showcases a lot of the elements that have made their previous games successful for Nintendo.
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 7
7.2
Graphics 8
8.2
Sound 8
8.4
Lifespan 7
7.2

Grabbed by the Ghoulies Review

IGN Entertainment
27 October 2003
  • Conclusion: While Grabbed by the Ghoulies wasn’t what we were expecting as the first Rare title on the Xbox, it certainly showcases a lot of the elements that have made their previous games successful for Nintendo.
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Overall 7
6.8

Grabbed by the Ghoulies

Active Network
17 December 2004
  • Summary: "The sound is ok, but not as good as it could have been with too many similar grunts from zombies and such like being used over and over. Musically it is excellent though, it's just the lack of what could be comical voice-overs that lets the game down on this part if you ask me, although some people...
  • Pros: Excellent Graphics, Some good characters, Some funny moments
  • Cons: Gameplay is repetitive, No variety in the game
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Overall 7
6.8

Grabbed by the Ghoulies Xbox Review

DarkZero
18 December 2003
  • Conclusion: Grabbed by the Ghoulies is fun in places but you will feel let down by the repetitive dull gameplay and the fact that this gameplay only last a maximum of 8 hours is disappointing to. It has a hint of that Rare magic in it but it is hidden far to deep inside for anyone to bother finding it.
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