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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 Jaguar Italy - Stage 3
Soccer Kid Jaguar Japan - Stage 2
Soccer Kid Jaguar USA - Special Stage
Soccer Kid Jaguar Russia - Special Stage

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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 (5351)
Original, Eyecandy, Fun DOS IJan (1999)

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1994 11 out of 12 92
Play Time Amiga Sep, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1993 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) 3DO Jan, 1995 4 out of 5 80
PC Gamer DOS Oct, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Play Time Amiga Nov, 1994 74 out of 100 74
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1994 73 out of 100 73
Play Time DOS Sep, 1994 73 out of 100 73
Digital Press - Classic Video Games 3DO Jan 29, 2007 7 out of 10 70
High Score Amiga Nov, 1993 3 out of 5 60

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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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Contributed to by Kabushi (209748), Martin Smith (66852), IJan (1999), Accatone (5351), Indra was here (20930), Katakis | カタキス (39490), Jeanne (76516) and The Ring Hawk (839)