Saturday, January 7, 2012

YO! Noid, the return

yo, guys

some days ago, I posted about one of the classics of mine (and lots of people's) childhood, a NES plataformer called Yo! Noid, but I feel I didn't talked enough, hahaha, so, here's a little more detailed review.


Lauched in 1990, by Capcom, the game features the Noid (Domino's pizza mascot) as its main star. the gameplay consists in going through fourteen different side-scrolling levels throughout various locations of New York City (including an 8-bit rendition of Central Park) to battle his evil duplicate, Mr. Green, for the public good, and for the massive pizza reward!


As was the case with many Capcom games based on cartoon characters, Yo! Noid had detailed cartoon graphics and sound effects for its time. I remember when I first played it, I felt in love instantly, even though I didn't even know what was Domino's pizza (I'm not from USA), but the great gameplay, creative use of itens and fun visuals in general really caught me.

You are reading it, but don't know WTF I'm talking about? or you're a long-time fan of this game and now craves for some yoyo-enemy-bashing? don't fear, oh curious reader. you can play it online right here! ;)

fun facts:
-the back cover of the instruction manual included a $1 off Domino's Pizza coupon.
-Yo! Noid was actually a modified version of a game called Kamen No Ninja Hanamaru.

So, going to eat some pizza and play some NES now. see you guys next post!

32 comments:

  1. That's awesome that you found an online version! This game rocked!

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  2. Never heard of it.. Might check it out.

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  3. haha $1 off coupon wow. Domino's new pizza is pretty good like all the garlic.

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  4. Really cool game, fun with a browser version!

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  5. cant say ive ever played this game :S

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  6. nice game! and i want a pizza

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  7. wow, this game? gonna have to get a rom of it, followed

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  8. I remember my dad got me this game by accident, funny how easily entertained I was before

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  9. This looks interesting. Followed for continued support.

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  10. damn i didnt had nes as kid :(

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  11. hahaha i totally forget about this game

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  12. I remember that game it was great fun to play.

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  13. Doooh god. My girlfriend was delivering for Dominoes for like three days and I couldn't stop thinking about the Noid

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  14. Never played it, I guess it's too late now to try it.

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  15. I love these posts Vulcan! Thank you for these :)

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  16. That graphic is the best <3

    FOLLOWED

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  17. The graphics are.. old and the game is kinda weird..
    Yet i cant stop playing it, what black magic is this?

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  18. Ah yes, I remember Noid. I didn't care too much for the game, but I did like Domino's Pizza

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  19. Awesome graphic! I'm enjoying this blog

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  20. I love these type of games! And thanks for the follow. Following in return!

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  21. No such thing as too many posts about Yo! Noid. =)

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  22. what am i looking at!? The guy resembles something or someone. the tick?

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  23. Looks way better than the Kool-Aid game that they made.

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  24. hell yeah i could go for some pizza, some games and maybe some weed ^^

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  25. A coupon, how awesome, best marketing ever

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  26. Love Capcom. Love you Vulcan for finding it online x

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  27. Hm, I know the Noid from some cartoons, but never actually played one of his games.

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  28. Oh man I had so much fun playing this a yougn

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