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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.


Alfred Chicken NES The shark is happy that you are destroyed
Alfred Chicken NES Alfred is listenting to some tunes
Alfred Chicken SNES Intro
Alfred Chicken Amiga dive bombing

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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

The One Amiga Amiga CD32 Feb, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES Jan, 1994 87 out of 100 87
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Aug, 1993 10 out of 12 83
GamePro (US) NES May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Play Time Game Boy Aug, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Game Players NES Aug, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Amiga User International Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 63 out of 100 63
Mega Fun SNES Apr, 1994 62 out of 100 62
Total! (Germany) SNES Dec, 1993 3 out of 6 60 NES Jan, 2011 C- 42


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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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