Splatterhouse is a side-scrolling beat-em-up arcade game released in 1988.

  • 1988
  • Namco
  • 1 Player
  • Action
  • Available At
The game is known for its intense violence and gore, which was considered controversial for the time.


Gameplay involves fighting through hordes of monsters, using various weapons and special attacks. Features include a varied selection of weapons, multiple endings based on the player's performance, and cooperative play for two players.The controls consist of an 8-way joystick for movement and buttons for jumping, attacking, and picking up weapons.

How to Play

Players control a protagonist named Rick, who is tasked with saving his girlfriend Jennifer from a monster-filled haunted mansion. 

The objective is to reach the end of each level, defeat bosses, and save Jennifer.

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