Comical Action

Game genre theme

An action/platformer genre characterized by single-screen levels (no scrolling) and cooperative 2-player action. A level is usually cleared when all enemies on the screen have been defeated (who usually drop random score bonus items).

79
games
37
platforms

Alternate name: コミカルアクション

The first video game about Comical Action was released in 1983.

Taito, Hudson Soft and Nintendo has published most of these games

Not to be confused with vertical platformers.
Mostly popular in Japan where majority (all?) games in the genre are made; does not apparently have a name in the west.

Parent group

Platformer

Platforms

Arcade 9
C64 6
NES 5
GB 4
Amiga 4
Amstrad CPC 3
Mega Drive 3
X68000 2
NEC PC6001 2
NEC PC8801 2
MICRO 7 - FM7 2
Apple II E 2
Sharp X1 2
PCE 2
GBA 2
ZX Spectrum 2
MS-DOS 2
Neo-Geo 2
Game & Watch 2
Atari 400/800 2
Linux 2
Atari ST 2
PC-FX 1
NEC PC9801 1
Atari 2600 1
C16/Plus4 1
Oric 1
Master System 1
Windows 1
Atari 7800 1

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