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Atomic Robo-Kid, Arcade

Atomic Robo-Kid is a horizontally-scrolling, progressive weapons shooter, designed by Tsutomu Fujisawa and manufactured by UPL in 1988.

It’s not a very well-known arcade game, but does have its fans. It also managed to get converted to a number of home systems too (including for the Sega Megadrive, but it never appeared on the SNES).

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Penguin Wars 2, MSX

Sequel to the fun arcade game made by UPL and published by ASCII in 1985. This second game was released by ASCII on the MSX in 1988 and is an excellent continuation of the theme, which is similar to air hockey, but with animals playing against each other.

Penguin Wars is known as Penguin-Kun Wars in Japan. A remake was announced for the Nintendo Switch in 2017 although I’ve yet to see it.

More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penguin_Wars