Flicky

A 1984 arcade title from Sega, ported to Mega Drive in 1991. An attempt to rival and succeed the success Namco had enjoyed with Mappy.


Developer: Sega
Publisher: Sega
Available on: Arcade, Mega Drive, SG-1000, MSX, FM-7, PC-8801, Sharp X1


Articles about Flicky

Flicky: The Sound of Birdsong is So Beautiful - Ah, the 1980s; a period of shameless attempts to replicate and exceed the success of other people by having a go at doing it yourself. Well, that was the thinking that drove Sega to create Flicky in 1984, anyway; jealous of Namco’s success with Mappy, the company’s leadership tasked designer Yoji Ishii with creating something that would … Continue reading Flicky: The Sound of Birdsong is So Beautiful
Sega Mega Drive Classics: Yes, It’s That Time Again - You know a console generation has truly reached maturity when it gets a compilation of Mega Drive games. Sega’s library of 16-bit classics must surely, by now, be some of the most frequently officially and legally emulated games of all time — and yet we keep getting these packages. And people keep buying them. People … Continue reading Sega Mega Drive Classics: Yes, It’s That Time Again

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Localisation Notes

The Western versions had completely different, non-anime cover art, as well as some changes in the narrative setup to the game as a whole.

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