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Atomic Robo-Kid

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Atari ST
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As the half-human half-cyborg flying machine of the title, you are faced with 28 levels to clear of enemies. The gameplay is horizontally scrolling. Your unit is able to fly and then hold at a certain level in space. Defeated enemies often release gems, which can be collected towards power-ups. These include more powerful or multi-directional firing.


Atomic Robo-Kid Arcade Killed.
Atomic Robo-Kid Arcade Blast the aliens.
Atomic Robo-Kid Genesis Starting position
Atomic Robo-Kid Arcade Destroy that fan.

Alternate Titles

  • "Atomic Robo-Kid Special" -- PC Engine title
  • "アトミックロボキッド" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

PC Engine Gamer TurboGrafx-16 Aug, 2011 875 out of 1000 88
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1990 81 out of 100 81 Genesis Nov 30, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Zzap! Amiga Dec, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Apr, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Génération 4 Genesis Feb, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Genesis Mar, 1991 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 62 out of 100 62
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1990 5.6 out of 12 47
Thunderbolt Games Genesis Oct 10, 2004 3 out of 10 30


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Cancelled Spectrum version

Although never released, a Spectrum version was at least partially developed, as a demo version featured on a cover-mounted cassette from Your Sinclair magazine.
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