- Number of Levels: 100+
- Theme: Puzzle
- Difficulty: Average
- Number of Players: 1
- Available: December 1990
Chaos in the Kingdom!
It once was a peaceful kingdom of friendly, kind people. Unfortunately, this land didn't stay so serene as a wicked wizard king wanted everything for himself. Using his magic powers the wizard quickly overpowered the helpless people, put everybody including Princess Mira, into "dream bags", and turned the entire kingdom into a frozen wasteland.
It is your job as Kickle to progress through all of the areas within each of the four lands in the country and eliminate all of the Wizard's henchmen and rescue your friends who are held captive in a dreamless sleep.
Kickle Cubicle is a captivating puzzle game much on the lines of the old coin-op game Pengo. More recently though, it contains similar concepts seen in the Lolo series of NES carts where planning and strategy is more important than quick moves.
Your main weapon is your 'chilling' ice breath. Breathe on the enemy and they instantly freeze! Give them a kick and they're out of your way! Clear a couple dozen mazes and you come to the end of the land you're in where you must then beat one of the Boss creatures.
Throw in springs, hammers, bonus stages and secret traps and the game quickly turns into a puzzle game with levels which start easy but increase in difficulty as you get better!
- Kickle contains over 100 different and challenging puzzles!
- You can walk on water! To get to islands, freeze a Noggle and push him into the water to form a bridge you can walk on!
- Occasionally you may uncover one of Princess Mira's rings. Get it and go to the Bonus Stage!
- Use the hammer for turning cubes. Push one at it, and the hammer will hit it away!
- Get to the end of a land and be prepared to take on one of the Wizard's Bosses.
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Discover why Nintendo Game Counselors rated Kickle Cubicle so highly. "Icin' on the cake" game-play features include:
- Numerous obstacles and traps in over 100 maze-like courses that send shivers of excitement up and down the spine.
- Increasingly difficult levels which make Kickle Cubicle impossible to put down.
Kickle Cubicle (in Japan known as "Meikyuu Shima") is a puzzle game published for the NES by Irem. Gameplay is similar to the game series called Adventures of Lolo.
The main hero Kickle wakes up one morning with the aim to find his fatherland, the Fantasy Kingdom, bewitched into the ice by the Wicked Wizard King, who has dungeon jail with prisoners in Dream Bags. Kickle saved oneself and was unaffected to Wicked Wizard King magic. Thus, Kickle decide to rescue the Kingdom with his hero abilities, features etc. (Heh, does he has has it?) Yes! Kickle has the freezing breath. He uses to transform the aggressors into ice and use that Ised enemies against his general foe.
The gamer must take a trip per the four 'Lands' in the Fantasy Kingdom, in which connection Kickle travels in a fixed sequence. Each world has a main boss at the end od the stage. The player has to solve a some puzzles that located on frozen islands. To pass any the level Kickle has to accumulate the red Dream Bags. There are some sorts of opponents in the stages, touching them is lethal. Kickle may use his special abbility - freezing breath to transform few foes into ice and then apply them to craft walways like ice briges on water or to destroy other oppponents. Kickle may also employ his feature to craft a ice column in front of himself to by way of block.
Both versions - U.S. and Japanese of game Kickle Cubicle appears a person Kid Niki from Kid Niki: Radical Ninja game designed by Data East. To see him, first press the A button (located at Controller 2) and second turn on the game. Continue holding button A until the title screen comes, and Kid Niki shall appear.
The Japanese version differ, beccause have more opponents appears in the rather stages. In the both versions, the gamer can try the rather worlds in any turn. In the North American publication, the going through the game is fixed.