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Sky Kid - Arcade

Publisher:Namco  ?              No-Intro:N/A
Developer:Namco  ?              GoodName:N/A
Year:1985              TOSEC:N/A
Category:Shooter              MAME:skykid
Controls:View              Commands:N/A
Game Manual:Download              Game Music:
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Also on: Nintendo NES

Series: Sky Kid Deluxe


In game image of Sky Kid on the Arcade.
In Game
Title screen of Sky Kid on the Arcade.
Title Screen
Printed Circuit Board for Sky Kid.
Artwork for Sky Kid.
Game Over Screen for Sky Kid.
Game Over Screen
High Score Screen for Sky Kid.
High Score Screen
Arcade Cabinet for Sky Kid.
Arcade Cabinet Marquee for Sky Kid.
Arcade Control Panel for Sky Kid.
Control Panel
Advert for Sky Kid on the Arcade.

Sky Kid is a 2-D, scrolling shooter type of game. You play as the character Sky Kid. Sky Kid flies around in a bi-plane and is assigned specific targets during the missions. These missions involved bombing specific targets. This would seem easy, however, there are a few obstacles Sky Kid must overcome to get to the target safely. First, the bi-plane is not equipped with the bomb. Sky Kid must pick up the bomb en route to the target. Second, there are both ground and air units that attempt to keep Sky Kid from accomplishing his mission. Last, Sky Kid may have to navigate through some very inhospitable terrain or navigate around cities in order to get to the target. The targets that Sky Kid must bomb will either be a fortress complex or a ship. As one moves farther up in the missions, it isn't uncommon to have multiple targets in one mission. Perhaps barnstorming would have been a better idea.

Game description from www.arcade-history.com

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