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Atomic Robo-Kid

MobyRank MobyScore
TurboGrafx-16
79
3.8
Genesis
59
3.4
Commodore 64
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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 Commodore 64 Cruising through a dark forest
Atomic Robo-Kid Commodore 64 3-way shot
Atomic Robo-Kid TurboGrafx-16 Title Screen
Atomic Robo-Kid Commodore 64 Title/Credits

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

1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Mar 07, 2008 91 out of 100 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Mar, 1991 10 out of 12 83
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Joystick (French) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Zzap! Amiga Dec, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Pixel-Heroes.de Genesis Nov 30, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Génération 4 TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 1990 70 out of 100 70
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

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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 (122515), Martin Smith (63164) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (57782)