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Puzzle Bobble
パズルボブル
(1994)


 
Puzzle Bobble
パズルボブル
SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 13 Jan 1995
Publisher Taito
Product ID SHVC-AYKJ-JPN
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
The SFC plays host to the first home port of Taito's puzzle masterpiece. Not quite as smooth as the arcade / Neo Geo version, but still great fun.
It's also becoming quite a hard item to find in good condition these days.

Standard SFC cardboard packaging, 4Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Puzzle Bobble
パズルボブル
NEO GEO CD
DETAILS
Format Neo Geo CD
Released 2 May 1995
Publisher SNK
Product ID NGCD-083
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Taito's brilliant puzzle game comes home in superb style on the Neo Geo CD.
This is hands down the best home version of the game (it was never released as a Neo Geo cartridge).

'Neo Geo' stamped CD case, Neo Geo CD CD-ROM disc, 12-page monochrome booklet, spine card.

Puzzle Bobble
パズルボブル
3DO
DETAILS
Format 3DO
Released 22 Nov 1995
Publisher Micro Cabin
Product ID FZ-SJ0252
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The 3DO gets itself a perfectly acceptable port of Taito's brilliant arcade puzzler, handled effortlessly by Micro Cabin. Who says that the 3DO was rubbish?

CD case, 3DO CD-ROM disc, monochrome booklet, spine card.

Puzzle Bobble
パズルボブル
GAME GEAR
DETAILS
Format Game Gear
Released 2 Aug 1996
Publisher Taito
Product ID T-11047
Size (cm) 15.5 x 11.2 x 2.3
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Surprise resurrection of the original Puzzle Bobble for the Game Gear, circa 1996.
Quite a rare title, part of the 'Kids' Gear' campaign.

Large-size GG packaging, cartridge, booklet.

Puzzle Bobble Variety
パズルボブル ばらえてぃ~
SOUNDTRACK CD
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 28 Mar 1997
Publisher Zuntata
Product ID ZTTL-0009
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Comprehensive soundtrack CD from Taito sound team Zuntata, featuring 59 tracks from:
- Puzzle Bobble
- Puzzle Bobble 2 / 2X
- Puzzle Bobble 3
Also includes 'Voice' and 'Sound Effect' collections for all three titles.

CD case, 59-track audio CD, booklet, spine card.

Puzzle Bobble
パズルボブル
WONDERSWAN
DETAILS
Format WonderSwan
Released 1 July 1999
Publisher Sunsoft
Product ID SWJ-SUN003
Size (cm) 11 x 9 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
And finally, the original Puzzle Bobble makes one final appearance on the WonderSwan in 1999, courtesy of Sunsoft.
The game can be a bit tricky in black & white, but it's still a great puzzle game.

Standard WS cardboard packaging, 4Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

 

'Puzzle Bobble', 'Bubble Bobble' and 'Taito' are registered trademarks of Taito Corporation
'Neo Geo', 'Neo Geo CD' and 'SNK' are registered trademarks of SNK Playmore
'Super Famicom', 'Game Boy' and 'Nintendo' are registered trademarks of Nintendo Co., Ltd.
'Game Gear' and 'Sega' are registered trademarks of Sega Corporation
'WonderSwan' and 'Bandai' are registered trademarks of Bandai Co., Ltd.
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