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Balloon Kid

Genre
Perspective
Theme
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Game Boy
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Game Boy Color
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Description

Balloon Kid is a unique side-scrolling platform game. You control a little girl who's brother has floated away on a big bunch of balloons. It's up to you to chase after him through 8 treacherous levels. Instead of the usual jumping from platform to platform, you have a pair of balloons that allow you to float through the level. You must control your height carefully by tapping the 'A' button. Meanwhile, the screen is always scrolling to the left, and you have to keep up.

In addition to the single player adventure, there is a 2-player mode that allows you to compete against a friend via the Game Boy link cable. In this mode you try to get your opponent to maneuver their balloon kid into the various level hazards.

Screenshots

Balloon Kid Game Boy Color Another of the boss fights.
Balloon Kid Game Boy Color Perfect Round Clear!
Balloon Kid Game Boy Color Game Over! Do you want to continue?
Balloon Kid Game Boy Color Avoid the bats... and the ceiling.

Alternate Titles

  • "バルーンファイトGB" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Balloonkid" -- In-game spelling
  • "Balloon Fight GB" -- Japanese Title

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The Press Says

Nintendojo Game Boy Mar 11, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Génération 4 Game Boy Feb, 1991 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Game Boy May, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Game Boy May, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Video Games Game Boy Mar, 1991 55 out of 100 55
Mean Machines Game Boy Apr, 1991 51 out of 100 51

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