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Atomic Robo-Kid

MobyRank MobyScore
TurboGrafx-16
79
3.8
Genesis
59
3.4
Amiga
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Atomic Robo-Kid Arcade Got a bonus.
Atomic Robo-Kid TurboGrafx-16 Title Screen
Atomic Robo-Kid TurboGrafx-16 Act three
Atomic Robo-Kid Arcade Insert Coin.

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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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Mar, 1991 10 out of 12 83
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Zzap! Amiga Dec, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Pixel-Heroes.de TurboGrafx-16 Nov, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Pixel-Heroes.de Genesis Nov 30, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Génération 4 Genesis Feb, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Genesis Mar, 1991 69 out of 100 69
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1990 59 out of 100 59
HonestGamers Genesis Oct 09, 2004 3 out of 10 30
Sega-16.com Genesis Mar 30, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

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.
Contributed to by Kabushi (121658), Martin Smith (63154) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (56906)