Bubble Bobble is a one or two-player game in [2d platformer] which players guide a pair of running, jumping, bubble-shooting dinosaurs [2d platformer] around 100 screens of non-scrolling platform action. When a bubble makes contact with a monster, the monster [2d platformer] floats upward. To kill the enclosed creature, thereby revealing an item 4 bonus points, players must pop the bubble. [2d platformer] Although a spawn of Chack’n Pop, Bubble Bobble is an original creation. [2d platformer] Gameplay is simplistic in design, but nicely balanced, and the graphics are colorfully clean. [2d platformer] The music is repetitive, but not a deterrent for gamers looking for a smooth, enjoyable challenge. [2d platformer] The game generated numerous sequels and spin-offs, including Rainbow Islands — The Story Of Bubble Bobble 2 (1987).
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