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Kid Chameleon

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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 Wall-climber
Kid Chameleon Genesis Traversing lava on platforms
Kid Chameleon Genesis Tank!
Kid Chameleon Genesis Another beautiful background

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)

The Press Says

Player One Genesis Jun, 1992 92 out of 100 92
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jun 04, 2006 B+ 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Apr, 1992 10 out of 12 83
Sega Force Genesis Sep, 1992 80 out of 100 80 Wii Dec 03, 2010 16 out of 20 80 Genesis Dec 03, 2010 16 out of 20 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Apr, 1992 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Wii Jun 11, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69 (UK) Wii Jun 02, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Random Access Genesis Feb 24, 2014 6 out of 10 60


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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 Tibes80 (1495), Foxhack (12462) and gamewarrior (5064)