In this platformer from the 1980s, youre Alex Kidd, looking for your lost brother Egle. In order to find your brother, youll have to contend with the evil Janken the Great, who will send his henchmen and monsters at you to thwart your progress. One aspect of this adventure is that youll have to play the classic game of rock, paper, scissors against the henchmen in order to defeat them. With 16 different levels to conquer in order to save Egle, this classic is sure to test your skills and your wits at the same time.
Alex Kidd is an action-platform game which bears a superficial resemblance to Super Mario Bros. You play as Alex, the eponymous character who lives on the planet Aries. Alex is an expert in the martial art of Shellc …
…ore, which enables him to break certain blocks and enemies by punching them. These blocks typically contain money, which can be spent on power-ups and extra lives in shops. Some blocks also contain power-ups themselves, or ghosts which follow Alex until he puts enough distance between them. In some levels, you will be able to use vehicles to assist your progress - the Sukopako Motocycle, the Peticopter (a pedal-powered helicopter equipped with missiles) and the Suisui Boat. Throughout the game you learn that Alex is a prince of the royal family, who has been usurped by a tyrant named Janken. Your goal is to free the captured royals, and defeat Janken and his henchmen in games of rock-paper-scissors followed by traditional boss fights. You must collect a series of treasures which will help you bring peace to the kingdom of Radaxian, restoring the citizens who were turned into stone.