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Description

Aliens attempting to steal the World Cup have crashed as they tried to flee, and the Cup has been broken, its pieces scattered around the globe. As Soccer Kid, you must retrieve it. During your journey you will visit Britain, Italy, Russia, Japan, and finally the States.

Soccer Kid is a platform game with some unique elements. As the name implies, you have to kill your enemies with your ball. Football-style tricks of keeping the ball in the air and under control are especially useful - headers and overhead kicks can be played with practice. You gain access to the pieces by collecting 11 Player Cards across each world.

There is a saving feature that gives you the ability to save between each country (but not between individual levels).

Screenshots

Soccer Kid Amiga CD32 The game starts out in London.
Soccer Kid Game Boy Advance These football stickers are hidden pickups for you to find
Soccer Kid Game Boy Advance The third boss is a female Russian gymnast
Soccer Kid Amiga CD32 A weird game over sequence in front of Stonehenge.

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Adventures of Kid Kleets" -- US SNES title
  • "Soccer Kid: Feets of Fury!!" -- Tag-lined DOS title
  • "サッカーキッド" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Platform gaming at its best! DOS Accatone (5170)
Original, Eyecandy, Fun DOS IJan (1908)

Critic Reviews

Play Time Amiga Sep, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Top Secret Amiga Mar, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1994 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) 3DO Jan, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1992 76 out of 100 76
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) 3DO Dec, 1994 6.2 out of 10 62
High Score Amiga Nov, 1993 3 out of 5 60
Play Time SNES Dec, 1994 58 out of 100 58
Video Games Jaguar Aug, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Soccer tricot

It is possible to change the colors of Soccer Kid´s tricot (shirt and trousers separately) to make it match your favourite soccer team for example.

Version differences

Soccer Kid's PC CD-ROM version lets you watch an intro movie that depicts the game's story with cartoon animation. It also features redbook audio tracks.

Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1994 – #2 Best Dexterity Game in 1993 (Readers' Vote)

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