Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King

The Bottom Line

Serving as the video game prequel to the imaginative world Tim Burton introduced in the film, this game tells the story of how Jack Skellington met Oogie Boogie and saved Halloween. Jack and his trusted pal Zero will embark on a journey to locate the source of bugs invading Halloween Town. With help from familiar faces, such as Sally, the Mayor, and the inventions of Dr. Finklestein, Jack discovers that the bugs are under the command of Oogie Boogie. It's up to Jack to rid the town of this new infestation and stop Oogie Boogie from carrying out his evil plot.

Expert Reviews

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Nightmare Before Christmas might not be all that amazing visually, and audio-wise it's the absolute pits.

Game Specs

Campaign, Full Mission Single-Player, Story


ESRB Game Ratings

ESRB Rating of "E10+"
This game is Rated: Everyone +10
Content is most suitable for children ages 10 and up. This game may contain cartoons or fantasy characters and some language, violence or suggestive themes.
Content Descriptors:
Mild Fantasy Violence
Game Info
Platform:Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Release Date:10/11/2005
Publisher:Disney Interactive Studios
Developer:Tose Software
ESRB Rating:E10+
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