(GB / Game Boy)

Adventure Island (GB / Game Boy)

Game Profile


Master Higgins is back! Help him search through several uncharted islands for the missing Princess Tina! Grab a skateboard and thrash across savage lands filled with spider, cobras, skeletons and more! Crack open monster eggs to free your dinosaur buddies - they'll give you a wild ride!

You'll explore the enter of menacing volcanoes, dive deep into subterranean lakes and take to the skies on your quest. But look out for the hungry guardians of the untamed islands - they're waiting to make Master Higgins their next meal! Your search for Princess Tina will be an adventure of a lifetime!

  • Find hidden eggs for fast shortcuts and bonus items!
  • Spectacular graphics and excellent game play highlight the action!

Can you help Master Higgins save Princess Tina in time?

Game Review


Europe PAL Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

Master Higgins' first Game Boy adventure

There were a good number of NES franchises that ended up making appearances on the Game Boy system, some better than others. Hudson had already enjoyed some popularity on the NES console with their Adventure Island titles, so it was pretty much a...

Game Screenshots

Related News

Nintendo Download: 1st December 2011 (North America)

1st December 2011 (North America)

First of the month and no returns

After today there are just four more Nintendo Downloads left in 2011, so let's see what Nintendo has in store to kick off this final month of the year. 3DS Virtual ConsoleAdventure Island (Game Boy, Hudson, $3.99) — Master Higgins makes it across the pond four weeks after his European appearance. Read our Adventure Island review to see how the little chap holds..

Nintendo Download: 3rd November 2011 (Europe)

3rd November 2011 (Europe)

Master Higgins is back!

Hudson was a big supporter of the Wii's Virtual Console, releasing no fewer than 53 games on the service over the past five years. Now it's bringing its little mascot Master Higgins to the 3DS as well with this week's title. 3DS Virtual ConsoleAdventure Island (Game Boy, Hudson, £2.70/€3) — This is actually based on Adventure Island II on NES, but let's not split hairs..

User Comments (5)



pixelman said:

Woah, this looks different from the first NES one. I'm guessing it's the GameBoy version of Adventure Island II on the NES?



Corbs said:

You are correct. It's scaled down a bit, but it's based on the NES Adventure Island II cart. The NES version is better, but this is a good game if you're looking for short, but very challenging levels. Think of it as a concentrated version of the NES release.



Geonjaha said:

Looking at this game I KNOW I have played a game in this series before. I had a GBC as my first console though so it might have been one of the GB games with colour slapped on. Playing this one doesnt feel as familiar though; it might have been the sequel I played.



Ramses said:

I don't want this one bit, but it's probably coming out on the 24th anyway in the States. Ah well, at least I have my pre-ordered copy of Mario Kart 7 to look forward to for December 4th.

Leave A Comment

Hold on there, you need to login to post a comment...