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Description

Alfred the chicken must rescue his friends and his bird (pardon the pun) Floella from the Meka Chickens. The result is a platform game across differently-themed levels, which are finished by either climbing to the top of the level or killing a boss. Bonus games and secret rooms have been included, and progression sometimes requires solving positional puzzles.

Alfred cannot fly, but he can use ramps to jump up and hit enemies with his bionic beak - this kills them, but any other contact will hurt Alfred. Watch out for spiked snails though. Other enemies include whales armed with guns, and stray bombs.

Screenshots

Alfred Chicken NES Statistics
Alfred Chicken Game Boy you return as an egg
Alfred Chicken Game Boy Stars turn to platforms when switch is pressed
Alfred Chicken NES Boss

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Alfred Chicken" -- US SNES Title
  • "アルフレッドチキン" -- Japanese Game Boy title spelling

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User Reviews

A charming yet fairly average platformer Amiga Moby-Mad (4)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Computing Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES Jan, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy 1992 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Power Amiga CD32 Feb, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Play Time Game Boy Aug, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Games Amiga Nov, 1993 73 out of 100 73
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1994 72 out of 100 72
Video Games Game Boy Jul, 1993 65 out of 100 65
Amiga User International Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 63 out of 100 63
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1993 3 out of 6 60

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Trivia

Alfred Chicken Party

Mindscape came up with a unique promotional ploy for this game - they got a guy to go round dressed in a chicken suit, and entered him into the European Parliament Elections under the 'Alfred Chicken' party banner. This earned lots of attention outside the specialist press (at a time when videogames were being blamed for every societal problem), but surprisingly he didn't win the seat.

Promotional Number

Another (much less elaborate) promotional gimmick used by Mindscape for this game was a toll-free number you could call (1-800-ALFREDC) that would play a recorded message from Alfred himself.

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