Loa and the Island Quest is a fun and challenging platform adventure game for kids where you play the role of Loa – the futuristic diva who has been sent back in time to protect the Earth. Centuries into the future, a terrifying Evil has infested the whole universe – so the humans have sent brave Space Pilot Loa back in time to locate the source of this Evil, and destroy it. Her space travels have brought her to a primitive tropical island, where spikes, volcanoes and ravines try to stop her in her quest.
Navigate through this island paradise and try to defeat the blob-like enemies that you come across. Use Loa’s futuristic Spin Shield to blast enemies, and avoid dangerous spikes and drops along the way. This unusual platformer game has cool retro graphics that remind you of classic games like Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario. You’ll need nifty fingers to succeed, as Loa is a difficult character to control, and her movements take a while to get used to. Once you do, you’ll be spinning your way to ultimate glory. It’s time to save the world – are you up to the job?
How to Play: There are three difficulty levels to choose from before you start – Easy, Normal and Hard. Use the Left and Right Arrow Keys on your computer keyboard to toggle through them. Once the game begins, each level is side-scrolling from left to right. Use the Left & Right Arrows to control Loa’s movement. To move faster than normal, hit Z while moving. To jump, hit X when moving. X also sends Loa into a Spinning Move, where she spins through the air at high speed. Use this to attack bad guys.
If you come across warning signs or friendly characters that want to talk to you – hit X beside them to read what they have to say. If you hold Z while standing still, a Shield forms around Loa (called a Magnetic Sparkfield). This protects her from attacks and other dangerous objects. Try to avoid spikes, lava and ravines as you progress through each level. If you fall down a ravine or come into contact with spikes or lava, you lose a life, and re-spawn at the start of the level. You can see how many lives you have remaining in the top left corner of the game screen. Once all of your lives are gone, it’s game over, and you have to start all over again. Good luck.