A Nightmare on Elm Street

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a nightmare on elm street game

The horrifying evil ghost Freddy Krueger is on the loose and you’re the only one who knows how to stop him. Collect his bones and vanquish him for good in A Nightmare on Elm Street. Don’t get hit too much by enemies or you’ll fall into the darkness yourself.

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a platforming horror video game based on the 1976 hit horror movie of the same name. Released back in 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), in this game the player must all of Freddy Krueger’s bones and try to kill him once and for all. Beware, each hit from any enemy will lose your will to stay awake. And once you fall asleep, all darkness will befall you. Find ways to stay awake like cofee or stereos and find a way to end the darkness.

Click inside the screen to activate controls

Arrow Keys – Directional Buttons / Movement
Press “Z” Key – A button
Press “X” Key – B button
Space – Select
Enter – Start

To save your game:hover over the emulator screen and use the icons to save your progress.
Down arrow icon (save), Up arrow icon (load).

There have been 10 likes from 13 votes on this game.

Game Controls

Click screen to activate.
    = Directions
Z = A   X = B
 enter ↵  = Start
  space   = Select

Game Reviews


Play A Nightmare on Elm Street game online in your browser free of charge on Arcade Spot. A Nightmare on Elm Street is a high quality game that works in all major modern web browsers. This online game is part of the Adventure, Arcade, Emulator, and NES gaming categories. A Nightmare on Elm Street has 10 likes from 13 user ratings. If you enjoy this game then also play games Sonic.Exe: Nightmare Beginning and Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland. Arcade Spot brings you the best games without downloading and a fun gaming experience on your computers, mobile phones, and tablets. New arcade games and the most popular free online games are added every day to the site.