Bust a Move Pocket Review

The Neo Geo Pocket Color does a very good job of rendering the Bust A Move playfield, characters, and bubbles, which appear in vibrant, easy-to-distingush colors.

Young MC's hit rap song is back - in pocket form! OK, fine, it's really the puzzle game that has appeared on just about every platform released in the last decade. Known as Puzzle Bobble in Japan, the Bust A Move series puts Taito's two favorite dinosaurs, Bub and Bob, behind a bubble-shooting cannon. The object is to shoot these colored bubbles up into your playfield in the hopes of connecting three like-colored bubbles together. Do this, and the bubbles disappear, and gameplay continues.

All the popular Bust A Move modes are here, including a time attack-like puzzle mode, versus games against the CPU or a human opponent, and a one-player endless mode, where you play until you lose the game or your mind, whichever comes first.

The Neo Geo Pocket Color does a very good job of rendering the Bust A Move playfield, characters, and bubbles, which appear in vibrant, easy-to-distingush colors. The music is fairly catchy, as well - though not nearly as catchy as Young MC's hit song of the same name. All in all, this is a good portable puzzle game for one or two players.

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The Bad
6.6
Fair
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  • First Released Apr 30, 1999
    released
    • NeoGeo Pocket Color
    The Neo Geo Pocket Color does a very good job of rendering the Bust A Move playfield, characters, and bubbles, which appear in vibrant, easy-to-distingush colors.
    7.5
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    Developed by:
    Ukiyotei
    Published by:
    SNK
    Genre(s):
    Puzzle, Matching/Stacking
    Content is generally suitable for all ages. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language.
    Everyone