Bubble Bobble Review
Posted: 7 weeks ago.
Bubble Bobble is one of Taito's biggest arcade successes and inspired the creation of many spin-off games. In addition to the Bubble Symphony and Bubble Memories arcade follow-ups, and a range of Evolution and Remakes, this includes:
- Bubble Bobble (1986)
- Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (1987)
- Parasol Stars (1991) TurboGrafx-16, NES, Amiga, Atari ST, and Game Boy.
- Bubble Bobble Plus! (2009) Wii and Xbox 360
- Bubble Bobble 4 Friends (2019) Remake on Nintendo Switch including original game.
- Bubble Bobble (Arcade Archives) (2016) on Switch, PlayStation 4
For families the Bubble Bobble games offer a combination of fun running, jumping and popping action. But the combination of hidden air currents that direct the bubbles and the plethora of mysterious collectables the game offers surprising strategy and longevity.
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 8-14 year-olds
Release Date: 01/10/1986, updated in 2016
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, DS, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action, Platform and Puzzle
Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. You can play 4 players on some of the more recent incarnations of the game.
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