Number of Players
Release Date

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 19th May 2008, 500 points
  • JP 1st Apr 2008, 500 points

3DS (3DS eShop)

  • JP 10th Apr 2013, ¥500

3DS eShop

  • US 20th Feb 2014, $4.99

Wii U eShop

  • US 5th Mar 2015, $4.99


  • Review Sky Kid (Wii U eShop / NES)

    Bombs away

    Originally an arcade game, the 1986 Namco NES title Sky Kid draws hard battle lines from the start, though exactly who the warring parties are is unclear. This quirky game is iconic of Namco's early days and even earned a song and a cameo in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U. The action here is a combination of unforgiving and short,...

  • Review Sky Kid (3DS eShop / NES)

    Heavy Weather

    An arcade force to be reckoned with, Namco graced the Famicom and NES with impressive cartridge conversions of quite a few of its enduring coin-op classics. From Dig Dug and Pac-Man to Galaga and Xevious, Nintendo's console quickly amassed a collection of A-list arcade hits, and — along with the heavy hitters and household names —...

  • Review Sky Kid (Wii Virtual Console / NES)

    We're not kidding

    Sky Kid is a NES port of the arcade game with the same name. You play as the Red Baron or Blue Max, both famous World War I pilots. Your mission is to fly through hordes of enemy formations, pick up a bomb, and drop it on the enemy's headquarters or main weapon. It is noteworthy that in this game, unlike most shoot 'em ups, you go...

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About The Game

For guts and glory, for Bird Land!

The Mekazukin army has put the peaceful country of Bird Land in their crosshairs, and initiated an all-out invasion. It is up to the "sky kids" to end their tyranny. Guide fellow friends and rivals, Baron and Max, to a battle in the skies in one or two-player action. Pilot their planes up and down against an arsenal of ground and air forces. In each mission, grab the bomb located in the level to then drop on an enemy fortress. Then land safely on the runway to proceed to the next level. Keep a steady hand and your eye on the target! Save the good people of Bird Land, and bring back glory and honor!