Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu

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Jackie Chan and his twin sister Josephine were great kung fu fighters in China and trained under a great master. One day when Jackie and Josephine were out walking, the Master's great enemy, The Sorcerer, appeared. The Sorcerer had come to rule over China and knew the twins would stand in his way, so he cast a spell to make Josephine disappear. Now it's up to Jackie Chan to follow after the Sorcerer and battle his minions in order to rescue his sister and save China.

Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu is a side-scrolling fighting game. Jackie's controls are one button to jump and another one to attack or be used in combination with a direction for a special attack. On his quest, Jackie must punch and kick his way past frogs, ninjas, birds and other enemies. Jackie can acquire special-moves such as the Tornado attack, the 180 degree spin kick, the 360 degree spin kick and the Sky Attack. Other power-ups include energy refills and bonus points.


Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu TurboGrafx-16 Perfect Result!
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu TurboGrafx-16 Title Screen
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu NES Map Screen
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu TurboGrafx-16 This guy is a tool.  Finish him quickly.

Alternate Titles

  • "Jackie Chan" -- Japanese title

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The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Mar 04, 2007 A- 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) NES Apr, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Jun, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Power Play TurboGrafx-16 May, 1991 81 out of 100 81
HonestGamers NES Jun 20, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Nov, 1990 28 out of 40 70
Nintendo Power Magazine NES Jan, 1991 3.2 out of 5 64
Retrogaming History TurboGrafx-16 Dec 27, 2008 6 out of 10 60
TurboPlay TurboGrafx-16 Aug, 1992 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60


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Version differences

The TurboGrafx-16 version was released a year after the NES version, with updated graphics and sounds. Most of the game is very similar to the original, but stages are different and new enemies and bosses have been added, making it a bit longer and harder to complete.


  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • October 1990 (Issue 15) - Worst Name for a Good Game

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