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Goosebumps HorrorLand is a Goosebumps game released on October 28, 2008 for the Wii, Nintendo DS, and PlayStation 2. This game is a tie-in to the Goosebumps HorrorLand book series released six months prior to the game.

Plot

Goosebumps HorrorLand Trailer

Goosebumps HorrorLand Trailer

HorrorLand Video Game Trailer for Wii

The protagonist receives a ticket to HorrorLand in the mail, not knowing why it was sent to him. Their friend Nate then appears and states that he too received a ticket through the mail.  But he is not too worried about it and is very happy to get to go to HorrorLand.  The protagonist asks their mother if they could go and they get dropped off at HorrorLand.  As they arrive, they find a monster at the Front Entrance.  Nate questions it to be someone as a swamp monster. The guy in the costume says that he is a "Horror" as in "HorrorLand".  The protagonist says he has a great costume and the Horror lets them in, and then he laughs suspiciously.

At the Theme Park, they both go to Vampire Village where they have made the Fright Restriction, where the rides are more "fun". The protagonist feels nervous and suggests that they should go back to the ride Calamity Canyon. Then Nate runs to a fake coffin and starts to act strangely. He acts as a vampire, lays onto the coffin, & it closes on him. The protagonist struggled to open the coffin, until it opened and Nate disappeared.

Meanwhile, after the protagonist goes on the Roller Ghoster to save a girl named Gigi, they tell her what is going on with HorrorLand, until a police Horror (Monster Police) tells him to hand over the girl, they both run to get away until the Horror trips over and they both hide near Roller Ghoster, fooling the Horror.  Gigi tells them a hiding place in Vampire Village where they can find her.

At Mad Labs, the protagonist gets a Horror mask from a Horror mask shop.  It was the shop owner's last one.  The protagonist says it feels like skin, until they put it on.  It then gets stuck on their head and they start to feel funny, until they turn into a Horror.

Meanwhile, in the Secret Tunnels, the protagonist gets caught by Horrifico. He knows that the protagonist is imposter & changes them back into their human form  The protagonist says that they are getting out of HorrorLand with all the pieces of the ticket. Then, Horrifico then mocks them until the protagonist squirts him with Evil Dust and runs off.

Ending

In Terror Tombs after riding Certain Death, the protagonist, Nate, and Gigi crash and fall off their cart. Then Nate says that HorrorLand might not be a real amusement park. Then the protagonist looks at Gigi. She starts to sound different & then, she transforms into the Great Gargantua. The protagonist realizes that they have set her free so that she could make the whole world her own "HorrorLand" and escapes.

Locations

5 main areas are featured in this game, they are:

Monster Cards

There are 26 Monster Cards to collect. Each has a different Goosebumps cover on it.

Critical Reception

The game was poorly received, being given a 37% on Metacritic, a 3/10 on Nintendo Life, and a 6/10 on IGN. It was given this for an overwhelming mediocrity, repetitive gameplay, and not having a very scary atmosphere.

Trivia

  • One of the attractions in mentioned in this game is the Roller Ghoster. "Roller Ghoster" is the name of an attraction that appears in the Carnival of Horrors in the book Return to the Carnival of Horrors.