Totally Rad

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Totally Rad
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Jaleco
Jaleco
2D Platform
NES Cartridge
NES Controller
NES
Retail Features
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CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Nintendo Entertainment System
March 1991
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Totally Rad (Magic John in Japan) is a game published and developed by Jaleco, and was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1991.

Story[edit | edit source]

Jake is hired as an apprentice magician by Zebedia Pong and was training when some strange people attack and kidnap his girlfriend, Allison. Jake goes on a quest to find out about where they came from and why they wanted Allison. Afterward, Jake discovers Allison's kidnapping was a feint to force Allison's father, a renowned scientist out of hiding. Jake must not only save Allison's father, but ultimately battle an evil king who plans to lead a group of underground-dwelling people in a battle against the people of Jake's world.

The Japanese and American versions the story is mostly the same, except the main characters are different. In the original Japanese game, the main characters are John and Yuu, two Anime-style preteen friends. In the American version, the main characters are Jake and Allison, two Californian teenagers who constantly talk in an 80's "surfer" style.