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Description

In Adventure Island II the player takes the role of Master Higgins who has to save his cavegirl from aliens which also want to dominate the Earth. The basic gameplay elements are the same as in its predecessor Adventure Island: Master Higgins walks through the levels while fighting against various enemies. One hit results in his untimely death unless he carries one of the various power ups, e.g. weapons or a skateboard which improves his speed. He also needs to collect food to fill up his steadily decreasing starvation bar - death awaits if it hits zero.

A big addition are dinosaurs which serve as mount and offer different abilities, e.g. flying or shooting fireballs. Like all power ups these don't have to be used instantly but can be saved for later: before every level the player can choose the power ups he wants to bring with him. There are overall eight worlds with different themes which are represented by a overhead map. Sometimes there are different paths with other level and at the end of a world Master Higgins has to fight a boss.

Screenshots

Adventure Island II Game Boy Like Indiana Jones
Adventure Island II Game Boy Title Screen
Adventure Island II Game Boy Bat in cave
Adventure Island II Game Boy Dinosaur Friends Give you a Ride

Promo Images

Adventure Island II Screenshot
Adventure Island II Screenshot
Adventure Island II Screenshot
Adventure Island II Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "高橋名人の冒険島II" -- Japanese spelling
  • "The Adventure Island: Part Two" -- European title
  • "The Adventure Island Part II Two" -- European NES title
  • "Takahashi Meijin no Boukenjima II" -- Japanese title
  • "Hudson's Adventure Island 2" -- US In-Game title
  • "Hudson's Adventure Island" -- International Game Boy title
  • "Adventure Island II" -- NES title

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Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Game Boy Apr, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Game Freaks 365 NES 2006 8.7 out of 10 87
VicioJuegos.com NES Mar 16, 2009 86 out of 100 86
Super Power NES Jul, 1992 81 out of 100 81
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games Game Boy Apr, 1992 71 out of 100 71
Nintendo Life Game Boy Aug 08, 2009 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Jan, 1991 28 out of 40 70
Questicle.net NES Jan, 2011 B- 67
Defunct Games NES Jan 31, 2010 65 out of 100 65

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