Kung Fu Kid

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This article is about the Sega Master System videogame. For the 2010 film, see The Karate Kid (2010 film). For other uses, see Kung fu kid.
Kung Fu Kid
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Developer(s) Sega
Publisher(s) Sega
Platform(s) Sega Master System
  • NA: 1987
  • EU: 1987
  • JP: May 17, 1987
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player

Kung Fu Kid, known in Japan as Makai Retsuden (魔界列伝?), is a Sega Master System video game about a kid that has knowledge of kung fu (including the fascinating art of wall jumping). This action game tests his skills as he defeats terrible enemies in order to save the day.


Computer Gaming World criticized Kung Fu Kid's "incredibly contrived play-mechanics" (including a lobster that would give the player extra powers) and the "tiny and cartoon-like" graphics, and mocked the Engrish documentation that stated that the player would fight "the unnaturally evil one".[1]


  1. ^ Worley, Joyce; Kunkel, Bill; Katz, Arnie (October 1988). "Video Gaming World". Computer Gaming World. No. 52. pp. 48–49. Retrieved 24 April 2016. 

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