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Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu

Critic Score User Score
NES
77
4.0
TurboGrafx-16
79
3.9
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu TurboGrafx-16 Mandatory Fire Level
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu TurboGrafx-16 Title Screen
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu NES Watch those tipping platforms
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu NES Beat the stone out of the big statue-boss

Alternate Titles

  • "Jackie Chan" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Mar 04, 2007 A- 91
HonestGamers TurboGrafx-16 Apr 25, 2011 9 out of 10 90
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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Mar, 1991 10 out of 12 83
Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Jun, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Video Games NES Dec, 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
TurboPlay TurboGrafx-16 Aug, 1992 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60

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Trivia

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.

Awards

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

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