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Description

Alfred the chicken must rescue his friends and his bird (pardon the pun) Floella from the Meka Chickens. The result is a platform game across differently-themed levels, which are finished by either climbing to the top of the level or killing a boss. Bonus games and secret rooms have been included, and progression sometimes requires solving positional puzzles.

Alfred cannot fly, but he can use ramps to jump up and hit enemies with his bionic beak - this kills them, but any other contact will hurt Alfred. Watch out for spiked snails though. Other enemies include whales armed with guns, and stray bombs.

Screenshots

Alfred Chicken Amiga CD32 Loading screen 3
Alfred Chicken Game Boy It also has some new graphics
Alfred Chicken Amiga Title
Alfred Chicken NES Those blocks look dangerous

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Alternate Titles

  • "アルフレッドチキン" -- Japanese Game Boy title spelling

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User Reviews

A charming yet fairly average platformer Amiga Moby-Mad (4)

Critic Reviews

Amiga Computing Amiga CD32 Mar, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jun, 1993 2 out of 6 80
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Jun, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) NES May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) Game Boy 1993 77 out of 100 77
Play Time Game Boy Aug, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Video Games Game Boy Jul, 1993 65 out of 100 65
Game Players NES Aug, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Amiga Format Amiga CD32 Feb, 1994 64 out of 100 64
Video Games NES Oct, 1993 57 out of 100 57

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Trivia

Alfred Chicken Party

Mindscape came up with a unique promotional ploy for this game - they got a guy to go round dressed in a chicken suit, and entered him into the European Parliament Elections under the 'Alfred Chicken' party banner. This earned lots of attention outside the specialist press (at a time when videogames were being blamed for every societal problem), but surprisingly he didn't win the seat.

Promotional Number

Another (much less elaborate) promotional gimmick used by Mindscape for this game was a toll-free number you could call (1-800-ALFREDC) that would play a recorded message from Alfred himself.

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