Rocket Knight

For detailed information about this series, see: Rocket Knight Wiki


Sparkster The Rocket Knight, the main character of the series.

Rocket Knight or Sparkster is a platform scrolling shooting game series by Konami.

Video Games

  • Rocket Knight Adventures (June 16, 1993). SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive.
  • Sparkster: Rocket Knight Adventures 2 (September 23, 1994). SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive.
  • Sparkster (September 15, 1994). SNES.
  • Rocket Knight (May 12, 2010), PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Links to Other Series

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L Gradius19930616 June 16, 1993The boss "Pulsating Plasma Blaster" from Rocket Knight Adventures is based on bosses from Gradius; the flying sections in the game also pay homage to the series.3

5Arrow R Ganbare Goemon19931222 December 22, 1993Sparkster makes a cameo appearance in Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shōgun Magginesu.1

5Arrow R Snatcher19941130 November 30, 1994A person dressed like Sparkster can be seen at "The Outer Heaven Show Pub" in the Sega CD port of Snatcher, and the main characters briefly discuss the Rocket Knight series.2

5Arrow R Sonic19950527 May 27, 1995A six-part comic book arc based on Rocket Knight Adventures is featured in issues 53 to 58 of Sonic the Comic.1

5Arrow R Jikkyō Power Pro Wrestling19960913 September 13, 1996A wrestler in Jikkyō Power Pro Wrestling '96: Max Voltage named "Spark Star" is inspired by Sparkster.3

5Arrow R Mitsumete Knight19980319 March 19, 1998Sparkster makes a cameo appearance in Mitsumete Knight.1


Arrow L & R

Contra20021022 October 22, 2002In a special ending from Shattered Soldier Bill and Lance find Sparkster and attack him, while in the special ending from Rocket Knight Sparkster gets attacked by Bill.1

5Arrow R Captain S20070516 May 16, 2007Captain S enters the world of Rocket Knight.2

5Arrow R Track & Field20080620 June 20, 2008Sparkster is selectable in New International Track & Field.1

5Arrow R Konami Krazy Racers20090831 August 31, 2009Krazy Kart Racing features Sparkster from Rocket Knight as a selectable racer.1

5Arrow R Freedom Planet20140714 July 14, 2014Freedom Planet has elements inspired from Rocket Knight.3