DescriptionAn homage to a bygone era of computer gaming, Akimbo: Kung-Fu Hero is a 2D side-scrolling platform game. Akimbo takes on enemies such as skeletal warriors, rabid rhinos, giant clams, goggle-eyed spiders, and man-eating mosquitoes as he explores a brightly colored, hand-painted 2D world. The ultimate goal is to free the residents of Turtle Island from Fang, a fire-breathing dragon who has placed the tropical paradise under an evil spell.
The game is a true throwback to the PC and console games of the eighties. The gameplay is exactly what one would expect of a kung fu platform game: running, jumping, kicking and punching. The music is upbeat and simplistic; the sound effects are exaggerated. True to the platform genre, there are many levels to play through on the quest to defeat Fang.
- "Акимбо: Маленький воин" -- Russian title
- "אקימבו: נער הקרטה" -- Hebrew spelling
- "Akimbo: Mistrz Kung-Fu" -- Polish title
- "Akimbo a kis Kung-Fu harcos" -- Hungarian title
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|The only positive review you can find at MobyGames||*Katakis* (37809)|
|A game that should always be referred as to Classic||Arejarn (761)|
The Press Says
|Game industry News (GiN)||2001||80|
|Deaf Gamers||2001||4 out of 5||80|
|Christ Centered Game Reviews||Jun 01, 2005||80|
|GameLand||Sep 01, 2001||75 out of 100||75|
|Gamereactor (Denmark)||Mar 06, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
|Gry OnLine||Dec 07, 2001||69 out of 100||69|
|Bonusweb||Jul 09, 2001||66 out of 100||66|
|PC Dome||Feb 08, 2001||6 out of 10||60|
|PC Zone Benelux||Mar, 2002||43 out of 100||43|
|GameSpot||Aug 16, 2001||2.8 out of 10||28|
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