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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).

48
games
26
platforms

Alternate name: コミカルアクション

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

Taito, Firebird and Toaplan has published most of these games

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
GB 4
Mega Drive 3
Amiga 3
C64 3
NES 3
Linux 2
Neo-Geo 2
Amstrad CPC 2
Apple II E 1
PCE 1
Famicom Disk System 1
MSX2 1
X360 1
Oric 1
Atari ST 1
ZX Spectrum 1
Game Gear 1
PC-FX 1
Windows 1
X68000 1
GBA 1
MS-DOS 1
Saturn 1
Master System 1
PCE CD 1

By year

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