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Alex Kidd in The Enchanted Castle

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Other languages:
English • ‎한국어

Title Screen

Alex Kidd in The Enchanted Castle

Also known as: Alex Kidd: Tenkuu Majou (JP), Alex Kidd: Cheongong Maseong (KR)
Developer: Sega
Publishers: Sega, Samsung (KR), Tec Toy (BR)
Platform: Genesis
Released in JP: February 10, 1989
Released in US: August 14, 1989
Released in EU: September 1990
Released in KR: 1990
Released in BR: 1991


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Alex Kidd's first and only foray into 16-bit territory.

Regional Differences

Title Screen

Japan International Korea
Enchanted Castle Title JP.png Enchanted Castle Title US-EU.png Enchanted Castle Title KR.png

The character sprites have shifted a few pixels to the left in the Korean title screen.

Janken Battle

Japan International Korea
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In the Japanese version only, the animation for a character losing in a game of Janken would result in them losing their clothes. All other versions however change this to an anvil falling on their heads. Also, the final boss will be covering himself after his defeat in the Japanese version, while in other versions he just keeps waving his arms.

The Korean version replaces the "Janken-Po!" voice sample with the stage start jingle.

Sound Test

Japan International Korea
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The Japanese sound test menu has a slightly odd color palette, mainly noted to the small hand icon. The palette was fixed in the international versions. The Korean version has "Janken" removed for various legal reasons.