Felix the Cat (video game)

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This article is about the video game. For other uses, see Felix the Cat (disambiguation).
Felix the Cat
NES box art
Developer(s) Hudson Soft
Publisher(s) Hudson Soft USA
Platform(s) NES
Game Boy
Release date(s) NES
  • NA October 1992 (1992-10)
  • EU 1992 (1992)
Game Boy
  • NA July 1993 (1993-07)
  • EU 1993 (1993)
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player

Felix the Cat is a video game released in 1992 for the Nintendo Entertainment System and in 1993 for the Game Boy, published and developed by Hudson Soft. It is based on the cartoon character Felix the Cat.


One of the early levels in the game, the basic user interface is shown.

The player controls Felix the Cat as he sets out to defeat the evil mad Professor who has kidnapped Felix's lovely girlfriend, Kitty. The Game Boy version plays virtually the same as the NES version, but features fewer levels.

Felix the Cat has simple game mechanics. The A button is used to jump (press repeatedly to fly or swim), and the B button is used to attack. The type of attack varies depending on the magic level. When Felix falls into the bottomless pit (past the bottom of the level), runs out of time, or loses all his health, he loses a life. Scattered items replenish health and magic. Enemies include moles, tree trunks, cannons, birds, fish, and eight boss monsters. Enemies generally follow a regular pace back and forth, and Felix can shoot them. If Felix takes a hit, his magic power goes down one level. If Felix is at the lowest magic power and gets hit, he loses a life. There are nine worlds. A large Magic Bag present in every level brings Felix to a small room with power-ups.[citation needed]

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