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Romset and name:
pbobble4j Puzzle Bobble 4 (Ver 2.04J 1997/12/19)
Manufacturer:
Taito Corporation
Year:
Genre:
Puzzle
Category:
Puzzle / Toss
Serie:
Puzzle Bobble
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 4 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways, Dial
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
320x232@58.97 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
ES5510, Motorola MC68EC020, Motorola MC68000
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
Ensoniq 5505/5506 to 5510 interface, Ensoniq ES5505, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.133u1 released on aug-02 2009
Last release:
Mame 0.211 released on jun-26 2019
Clone of:
pbobble4 Puzzle Bobble 4 (Ver 2.04O 1997/12/19)
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
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Use sample of:
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Previous romset:
pbobbl4j Puzzle Bobble 4 (Ver 2.04J 1997/12/19)
New romset:
None
Files
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NO DUMP
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Status
OVERALL:
IMPERFECT
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Unsupported
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  • This Taito F3 cart. was published 22 years ago:

    Puzzle Bobble 4 © 1997 Taito.

    Shoot colored bubbles towards clusters of other bubbles. When groups of similarly colored bubbles are formed, the bubbles burst.

    TECHNICAL
    Runs on the "Taito F3 System" Hardware.

    Prom Stickers: E49

    Players: 4
    Control: 8-way joystick
    Buttons: 4

    TRIVIA
    Puzzle Bobble 4 was released on December 19, 1997 in Japan.

    The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.

    UPDATES
    The US version has a "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen and a "Recycle It, Don't Trash It!" screen.

    SERIES
    • Puzzle Bobble (1994)
    • Puzzle Bobble [MVS] (1994)
    • Puzzle Bobble 2 (1995)
    • Puzzle Bobble 2 [MVS] (1999)
    • Puzzle Bobble 2X (1995)
    • Puzzle Bobble 3 (1996)
    • Puzzle Bobble 4 (1997)
    • Super Puzzle Bobble (1999)
    • Azumanga Daioh Puzzle Bobble (2002)
    • Super Puzzle Bobble 2 (2002, Sony PlayStation 2)
    • Super Puzzle Bobble All-Stars (2003, Nintendo GameCube)
    • Puzzle Bobble Vs. (2003, Nokia N-Gage)
    • Ultra Bust-a-Move (2004, Microsoft XBOX)
    • Puzzle Bobble Pocket (2005, Sony PSP)
    • Puzzle Bobble DS (2005, Nintendo DS)
    • Space Puzzle Bobble (2008, Nintendo DS)
    • Puzzle Bobble Wii (2009, WiiWare - Nintendo Wii)

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    [JP] Sony PlayStation (aug.6, 1998)
    [US] Sony PlayStation (oct.31, 1998) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model SLUS-00754]"
    [EU] Sony PlayStation (apr.15, 1999) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model SLES-01389]": Also released as a Value Series edition in 2001 and as an 'Acclaimed Range' edition in 2002.
    Nintendo Game Boy Color [US] (june.1999) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model DMG-AA4E]"
    Sega Dreamcast [JP] (mar.16, 2000) "Puzzle Bobble 4 [Model T-42301M]"
    Nintendo Game Boy Color [JP] (apr.28, 2000) "Puzzle Bobble 4 [Model DMG-AA4J]"
    [US] Sega Dreamcast (may.31, 2000) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model T-8117N]"
    Sega Dreamcast [EU] (june.9, 2000) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model T-8109D-05]"
    NUON [Unreleased] (2001) "Bust-A-Move 4"
    [JP] Sony PlayStation (apr.25, 2002) "Simple 1500 Series Vol.93: The Puzzle Bobble 4 [Model SLPM-87057]"

    • COMPUTERS:
    [US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (jan.31, 2000)

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