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Magic Boy

MobyRank MobyScore
SNES
65
5.0
Amiga
68
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Atari ST
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Description

Join Magic Boy as he attempts to become a master wizard, and he does this by shooting enemies, putting them in a bag, and throwing them away. He also must get through four areas: Sand Land, Wet World, Plastic Place, and Future Zone. There are also several power-ups that help him on his quest.


Screenshots

Magic Boy SNES Level 1 preamble
Magic Boy SNES As it reveals bonus fruits
Magic Boy SNES Options screen
Magic Boy Atari ST Game over

User Reviews

A little boy wants to become a wizard Amiga *Katakis* (37847)

The Press Says

Top Secret DOS Mar, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Consoles Plus SNES Sep, 1994 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga Jan, 1994 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) SNES Dec, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1993 65 out of 100 65
PC Joker DOS Feb, 1994 63 out of 100 63
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1993 50 out of 100 50
Amiga Power Amiga Jan, 1994 37 out of 100 37
Total!! UK Magazine SNES Jul, 1994 33 out of 100 33

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Trivia

Extras

Initial copies of this game came with a bonus title Cool Croc Twins, another cutesy platform title which the company had released the previous year. Both games fitted on the same disk, which one reviewer felt was a bad sign as to Magic Boy's quality.
Contributed to by Kabushi (131400), Martin Smith (63054) and *Katakis* (37847)