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Kid Chameleon is a side-scrolling platform game in which the main character has entered a virtual reality game called "Wild Side" to free the other kids inside that have been captured. He can change his shape into various other forms, justifying his nickname. This gives him special abilities which must be used to pass each of the game's 100+ stages. All these stages must be played in sequence without any save or password feature.


Kid Chameleon Genesis Spinner-destroyer
Kid Chameleon Genesis Mini-fairy
Kid Chameleon Genesis Intro
Kid Chameleon Genesis Traversing lava on platforms

Promo Images

Kid Chameleon Screenshot
Kid Chameleon Screenshot
Kid Chameleon Screenshot
Kid Chameleon Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Chameleon Kid" -- Japanese title
  • "カメレオン キッド" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Kid Kool Genesis ETJB (447)
Get Along, Get Along, Kid Chameleon! Genesis Classic Nigel (150)
Excellence!! Genesis Thomas Thomas (2)

Critic Reviews

Gamers (Germany) Genesis Feb, 1992 A- 91
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jun 04, 2006 B+ 83 Wii Dec 03, 2010 16 out of 20 80
Sega Force Genesis Sep, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Apr, 1992 80 out of 100 80 Genesis Jun 24, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Wii Jun 11, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
Random Access Genesis Feb 24, 2014 6 out of 10 60
Nintendo Life Wii May 29, 2007 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
Play Time Genesis May, 1992 49 out of 100 49


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The Axe-thrower shape (see screenshots) is a tribute to Rick, the main character from the Splatterhouse games.
Contributed to by mars_rulez (11980), Tibes80 (1495), Foxhack (14207) and gamewarrior (5060)