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Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (TurboGrafx-16)

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As a member of N.I.C.E. (Nations for International Citizens of Earth), Keith Courage takes up the fight against the aliens of B.A.D. (Bad Alien Dudes) through seven levels in this side-scrolling action platformer.

As Keith Courage makes his way through the various zones, he attacks various forms of enemies in order to gain coins. The coins can be used in the shops for various power-ups, equipment, and other helpful items.

When he makes it to a certain point in each level, Keith Courage is given access to the Nova Suit, an armored suit with a powerful sword that is used to dispatch the end bosses of each level in the Underworld. Once Keith Courage defeats the boss, the returns to the Overworld sans armor to complete the next set of challenges.


Keith Courage in Alpha Zones TurboGrafx-16 Bosses
Keith Courage in Alpha Zones TurboGrafx-16 Boss
Keith Courage in Alpha Zones TurboGrafx-16 Boss
Keith Courage in Alpha Zones TurboGrafx-16 Toxic Zone

Alternate Titles

  • "魔神英雄伝ワタル" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Mashin Eiyū Den Wataru" -- Japanese Title

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User Reviews

The best TG-16 game? N.A.C. (Not A Chance) *Katakis* (37849) unrated

The Press Says

IGN Sep 03, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1989 6.4 out of 12 53
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Random Access May 09, 2013 4 out of 10 40
Netjak Apr 02, 2008 3.4 out of 10 34
The Video Game Critic Apr 04, 2004 D- 16


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Release history

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones was the original "pack-in" game for the TurboGrafx-16 console in the U.S.A. A copy of the game was included in the package when you bought a new system.


  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    Guy Chapman (1744) added Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (TurboGrafx-16) on Jan 29, 2005