Atomic Robo-Kid

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Atomic Robo-Kid
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Treco
Developer:
Original system(s): Arcade boards
Publisher(s) of original games: UPL
Developer(s) of original games: UPL
Sound driver: SMPS Z80 (banked)
Genre: Action[2]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥6,800 (7,004)6,800e[3] T-24013
Sega Mega Drive
US
T-24016

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Atomic Robo-Kid (アトミック・ロボキッド) is a Sega Mega Drive horizontal shoot-'em-up game developed by Khaos and published by Treco. A port of the titular 1988 UPL arcade title Atomic Robo-Kid, the game was first released in the United States in October 1990, and was later released in Japan the following December.

Plot

Earth outpost colony Terra-12 has nearly been destroyed by an alien invasion and strange radiation. The small battle robot Atomic Robo-Kid is tasked with saving the colony.

Magazine articles

Main article: Atomic Robo-Kid/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Atomic Robo-Kid/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
70
[5]
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
85
[6]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
68
[7]
Complete Guide to Consoles (UK)
82
[8]
The Complete Guide to Sega (UK)
82
[9]
Cool Gamer (RU)
20
[10]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
77
[11]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
65
[4]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
53
[12]
Génération 4 (FR)
76
[13]
Famicom Hisshoubon (JP) NTSC-J
50
[14]
Hippon Super (JP) NTSC-J
60
[15]
Joystick (FR)
84
[16]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) NTSC
56
[17]
Mega Drive Fan (JP) NTSC-J
62
[18]
Mega (UK) NTSC
60
[19]
MegaTech (UK) NTSC
82
[20]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
82
[21]
Power Play (DE)
69
[22]
Sega Power (UK) NTSC
50
[23]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC
37
[24]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
51
[25]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
58
[26]
Sega Mega Drive
64
Based on
23 reviews

Atomic Robo-Kid

Mega Drive, JP
AtomicRoboKid MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
AtomicRoboKid MD JP CartTop.jpg
AtomicRoboKid MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Atomicrobokid md jp manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, US
AtomicRoboKid MD US Box.jpg
Cover
AtomicRoboKid MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Atomic Robo Kid MD US Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 7cd8169e
MD5 1742442f5472eb25bf202e85c481c50e
SHA-1 38115bc07f11885b4e4c19f92508f729ad6c8765
512kB 1990-04 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 e833067e
MD5 ddf044117b485dd51119ccbff1269953
SHA-1 9bed099693c27a6575b394bdd150efb7cc53c5c6
512kB 1990-04 Cartridge (JP)

References

  1. http://gdri.smspower.org/wiki/index.php/Micronics/Khaos
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software_l.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-02 23:21)
  3. Beep! MegaDrive, "March 1990" (JP; 1990-02-08), page 6
  4. 4.0 4.1 Electronic Gaming Monthly, "November 1990" (US; 1990-xx-xx), page 20
  5. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 22
  6. Aktueller Software Markt, "März 1991" (DE; 1991-02-22), page 114
  7. Beep! MegaDrive, "November 1990" (JP; 1990-10-XX), page 24
  8. Complete Guide to Consoles, "Volume IV" (UK; 1990-11-xx), page 27
  9. The Complete Guide to Sega, "" (UK; 1991-05-xx), page 44
  10. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 176
  11. Computer & Video Games, "April 1991" (UK; 1991-03-16), page 79
  12. Famitsu, "" (JP; 1990-1x-xx), page 1
  13. Génération 4, "Février 1991" (FR; 1991-xx-xx), page 95
  14. Famicom Hisshoubon, "1990-20, 21 (1990-10-19, 11-02)" (JP; 1990-10-05), page 17
  15. Hippon Super, "January 1991" (JP; 1990-12-04), page 42
  16. Joystick, "Février 1991" (FR; 1991-0x-xx), page 124
  17. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 90
  18. Mega Drive Fan, "March 1991" (JP; 1991-02-08), page 99
  19. Mega, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-16), page 87
  20. MegaTech, "Xmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-06), page 76
  21. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 137
  22. Power Play, "3/91" (DE; 1991-02-15), page 150
  23. Sega Power, "October 1991" (UK; 1991-09-05), page 52
  24. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 64
  25. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
  26. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 16
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