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Description

As the half-human half-cyborg flying machine of the title, you are faced with 28 levels to clear of enemies. The gameplay is horizontally scrolling. Your unit is able to fly and then hold at a certain level in space. Defeated enemies often release gems, which can be collected towards power-ups. These include more powerful or multi-directional firing.

Screenshots

Atomic Robo-Kid TurboGrafx-16 Act four
Atomic Robo-Kid TurboGrafx-16 Act three
Atomic Robo-Kid Commodore 64 A weapon power-up
Atomic Robo-Kid Arcade Blast the aliens.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Atomic Robo-Kid Special" -- PC Engine title
  • "Arcade Archives: Atomic Robo-Kid" -- Nintendo Switch / PlayStation 4 title
  • "アーケードアーカイブス アトミックロボキッド" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch / PlayStation 4 spelling
  • "アトミックロボキッド スペシャル" -- Japanese PC Engine spelling
  • "アトミックロボキッド" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Mar 07, 2008 91 out of 100 91
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 90 out of 100 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Feb, 1990 10 out of 12 83
Zzap! Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Joystick (French) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Apr, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Sega Does Genesis Apr 26, 2017 C- 42
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 4.6 out of 12 38
Thunderbolt Games Genesis Oct 10, 2004 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Cancelled Spectrum version

Although never released, a Spectrum version was at least partially developed, as a demo version featured on a cover-mounted cassette from Your Sinclair magazine.
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