|Developer(s)||Twilight Games, Mobius Entertainment|
|Publisher(s)||Mindscape, Sunsoft, Sony Computer Entertainment|
|System(s)||Amiga, Amiga CD32, NES, Game Boy, SNES, PlayStation|
|Followed by||Super Alfred Chicken|
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- This is the first game in the Alfred Chicken series. For other games in the series see the Alfred Chicken category.
Alfred Chicken is an action-adventure game originally created by Twilight Games. It was released in the United Kingdom in 1993 for the Amiga, Amiga CD32, Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy. It was released in the United States in February 1994 for the Game Boy and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
The player takes the role of a chicken named Alfred who must find his way through bizarre levels full of balloons, telephones, cheese and other strange elements. While he is on the ground, Alfred can walk, jump, and peck balloons and ground switches. While he is in the air he can dive bomb enemies or springs. Dive bombing enemies will destroy them. Dive bombing springs will bounce Alfred much higher so he can reach platforms well above his normal jumping ability. If he does not hit an enemy or a spring, Alfred will get stuck in the ground for a short time.
To complete a level, Alfred must find and peck all the balloons. The last balloon will take him to a boss fight. If Alfred dies, he starts as an egg located at the last balloon pecked. The music in Alfred Chicken is usually upbeat and silly. Mixed with the gameplay and characters, the overall feel of the game can be described as similar.