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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 Genesis Shoot these before the shoot you
Atomic Robo-Kid Genesis Starting position
Atomic Robo-Kid Genesis Title screen
Atomic Robo-Kid Genesis Options

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1991 10 out of 12 83 Nov 30, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Génération 4 Feb, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Mar, 1991 69 out of 100 69
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1990 26 out of 40 65
HonestGamers Oct 09, 2004 3 out of 10 30 Mar 30, 2006 3 out of 10 30
Thunderbolt Games 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.
Martin Smith (66824) added Atomic Robo-Kid (Genesis) on Nov 02, 2004
Other platforms contributed by リカルド・フィリペ (124487), Kabushi (204278), Martin Smith (66824) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (60794)