3DS eShop / NES
"Just you wait, Master Higgins!"
The original Adventure Island — though a fun little platformer in its own right — is most fondly remembered today for being a strikingly comprehensive clone of SEGA's Wonder Boy, as a result of developer Escape licensing the property (minus SEGA's character designs) to Hudson Soft for an NES port. Adventure...
Wii Virtual Console / NES
The first Adventure Island was nothing more than a copy of Wonder Boy with some redone graphics. While Wonder Boy quickly became more of an Action RPG series, Adventure Island stuck to the platformer formula for a while before eventually following the same path. The general mechanics are still the same. Higgins' girlfriend has been...
About The Game
Master Higgins is back in the second instalment of the classic Adventure Island series.
This time, the Evil Witch Doctor and his monsters have taken over the island and captured Higgins's sweetheart too.
To reach her, Higgins must get through eight islands filled with stages of increasing difficulty. Along the way to each stage's goal, he'll encounter numerous enemies and obstacles. The last stage of each island contains an end boss that will push Higgins to his limits.
In addition to his trusty axe, Higgins can enlist the help of four dinosaurs with different abilities that come in handy on land, sea and even in the air. With the help of his companions, only Master Higgins can restore peace to the island and save the lovely Tina!