Barbie: Game Girl
|Barbie: Game Girl|
North American cover art
|Publisher(s)||Hi Tech Expressions|
|Composer(s)||Mark Van Hecke|
|Genre(s)||2D action platformer|
Barbie: Game Girl is a 2D action platformer released in 1992 for the Game Boy based on the Barbie doll franchise. The game's title screen presents background music that is basically the instrumental version of the early 1990s pop music tune Everybody Dance Now by C+C Music Factory.
In this platform game, Barbie must find an outfit for her date with Ken. The environment features a shopping mall level, an underwater level, and other worlds to explore. The game is also centered around collecting gems and pearls to fend off opponents.
Enemies in the game include the usual sharks found in underwater levels in addition to jellyfish. Moving cubes of sugar must also be defeated in the game. The bonus rounds of the game are essentially a Concentration-type game where matching identical cards lead to extra points for the player.