Ikki (いっき?, lit. "riot", "revolt" or "insurrection") is a Japanese arcade game originally released by Sunsoft in 1985. The game was released for the Famicom (Nintendo Entertainment System) on November 28 of the same year, and is a multi-directional scrolling action game which contains some elements of a top-down shooter. The game is known outside of Japan as Boomerang and Farmers Rebellion.
The game has been ported to numerous other platforms, including the Microsoft Windows operating system as part of the Ultra2000 Sunsoft Classic games compilation, which was released on June 29, 2001. The game has also been coupled with Tōkaidō Gojūsan-tsugi and Yūyū Sunsoft kessaku-sen 2 (released July 2, 2004), and was coupled with Super Arabian for the PlayStation compilation Memorial Series Sunsoft Vol. 1. This compilation was also released for the PlayStation Network download service for the PlayStation 3, and also became available on Nintendo's Virtual Console for 500 Wii Points in January, 2007.
The game was released as an i-appli java mobile phone application on September 19, 2003. A renewed version titled Ikki Mobile (いっき萌バイル ikki mobairu?) was released over the SoftBank Mobile and EZweb networks in July, 2006.
Source: Wikipedia, "Ikki (video game)", available under the CC-BY-SA License.