List of Bomberman video games

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This is a list of Bomberman video games.

Main Bomberman series games[edit]

Title Year Platforms Notes
Bomber Man / Bakudan Otoko 1983 NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6000 Series, Fujitsu FM-7, Sharp X1, Sharp MZ-700, Sharp MZ-2000, MSX, ZX Spectrum Original releases in Japan named Bakudan Otoko on most covers, but Bomber Man in the game[2], release for MSX and ZX Spectrum in Europe as Eric and the Floaters [3]
3-D Bomberman 1984 MSX Uses first-person perspective. Japan-only release.[4]
Bomberman Japan 1985
United States 1989
Family Computer/NES Game Boy Advance and N-Gage re-releases in 2004
Bomber Man Special 1986 MSX A port of the NES game. Information:[5]
Bomberman Japan 1990
European Union 1991
United States 1991
PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Sharp X68000 Released as Bomberman only for the PCE/TG-16 release, which was the first Bomberman release to support 5 players; first Bomberman game for the IBM-PC. It was released as Dyna Blaster in Europe.
Bomberman II Japan 1991
European Union 1991
United States 1992
Family Computer/NES Released as Dynablaster in Europe
Bomberman '93 Japan 1992
United States 1993
PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 Released on Wii's Virtual Console
Bomberman '94 1993 PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Japan-only release for the PC Engine, released the following year for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis as Mega Bomberman, 5-player multitap support; released on Wii's Virtual Console on March 23, 2009 in the US and on July 10, 2009 in Europe
Bomberman B-Daman 1996 Super Famicom Japan-only, part of the B-Daman series. Box art:[6]
Hi-Ten Bomberman 1993 custom NEC computer Made for high-definition, widescreen TVs, but never released; only shown as a tech demo at the 1993 Hudson Soft Gaming Caravan event and said to be the basis for Saturn Bomberman[7]
Super Bomberman 1993 Super Famicom/SNES 4-player multitap support
Super Bomberman 2 1994 Super Famicom/SNES 4-player multitap support
Super Bomberman 3 1995 Super Famicom/SNES 5-player multitap support, Japan and Europe release only
Super Bomberman 4 1996 Super Famicom Japan-only release
Super Bomberman 5 1997 Super Famicom Japan-only release
Saturn Bomberman 1996 Sega Saturn 10-player multitap support; first Bomberman game with official internet support; regarded as one of the series' highpoints
Atomic Bomberman 1996 PC (Windows) 10-player support through IPX networking; first Bomberman title for Windows, developed by Interplay Entertainment
Saturn Bomberman Fight!! 1997 Sega Saturn Japan-only release
Neo Bomberman 1997 Neo-Geo MVS
Bomberman 64 1997 N64 4-player support, first Bomberman game with 3D graphics
Bomberman Hero 1998 N64 Focus on single-player adventure game
Bomberman 64: The Second Attack 2000 N64 First appearance of Pommy, one of the Charaboms
Bomberman World 1998 PlayStation
Bomberman 64 2001 N64 Japan-only; 4-player support (unrelated to 1997 title of the same name)
Bomberman Party Edition 1998 PlayStation A PlayStation port of the game. This was released in Europe as Bomberman.
Bomberman Online 2001 Dreamcast 4-player local, 8-player online support
Bomberman Jetters: The Legend of Bomberman 2002 Game Boy Advance Japan-only release; based on the anime series, Bomberman Jetters
Bomberman Jetters 2002 GameCube, PlayStation 2 PS2 release was Japan-only;[8][9] based on the Bomberman Jetters anime series
Bomberman Generation 2002 GameCube One of the first games to use cel-shaded graphics
Online Bomberman 2003 PC 6-player support, released only in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan also a private server was created under the website http://bomber-world.com
Bomberman Collection Vol. 1 2003 PC Compilation of Bomberman (TG-16), Bomberman '93 and Bomberman World for Windows[10]
Bomberman Land 2000 PlayStation Japan-only release
Bomberman Land 2 2003 GameCube, PlayStation 2 Japan-only release
Bomberman Collection Vol. 2 Japan 2004 PC Compilation of the SNES Super Bomberman 1–3 and PlayStation Bomberman Party Edition[1][2]
Bomberman Land 3 2005 PlayStation 2 Japan-only release
Bomberman: Act Zero 2006 Xbox 360 Realistic re-envisioning of the character
Bomberman Land (Wii) 2007 Wii Remake of 2000 Japan-only release, designed to take advantage of Wii controller
Bomberman Live 2007 Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade) 8-player online support
Bomberman Blast 2008 Wii, WiiWare One of first games announced for WiiWare; also released as an expanded retail game; 8-player support, online and offline
Bomberman Ultra 2009 PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network) 8-player online support
Bomberman Live: Battlefest 2010 Xbox Live Arcade

Portable Bomberman games[edit]

Title Year Platforms Notes
Bomber Boy 1990 Game Boy Known as Atomic Punk in North America and Dynablaster in Europe.
Pocket Bomberman 1998 Game Boy, Game Boy Color GBC release only in the US and in Europe
Wario Blast: Featuring Bomberman! 1994 Game Boy Named Bomberman GB in Japan; also Nintendo's earliest crossover game
Bomberman GB 2 1995 Game Boy Named Bomberman GB in North America
Bomberman GB 3 1996 Game Boy Japan-only release; Released in Japan For Virtual console
Panic Bomber 1994, 1995 Neo-Geo, Virtual Boy VB version is a port of the Neo-Geo release;[11] also released for Super Famicom and PC-Engine CD in Japan only
Bomberman Quest 1999 Game Boy Color role-playing video game. Info:[12]
Bomberman Max 2000 Game Boy Color Released in two variants, Red Challenger and Blue Champion editions
Bomberman Tournament 2001 Game Boy Advance 4-player support
Bomberman Max 2 2002 Game Boy Advance Released in two variants, Blue Advance and Red Advance
Bomberman Jetters 2003 Mobile devices An Mobile Version in adataption for anime Bomberman Jetters
Bomberman 2003 Mobile devices Info:[13]
Bomberman 2004 N-Gage
Bomberman Special 2004 Mobile devices Info:[14]
Super Bomberman 2003 Mobile devices
Bomberman DS 2005 Nintendo DS 8-player support over wireless play, but no internet Wi-Fi support
Bomberman RPG 2005 Mobile Phones
Hudson Best Collection Vol. 1 - Bomberman Collection 2005 Game Boy Advance Compilation title of the first two NES Bomberman games. Japan-only release
Play ☆ Panic Bomber + 2005[citation needed] Mobile Phones
Play ☆ IQ + 2005[citation needed] Mobile Phones
☆ play Bomberman Cross 2005[citation needed] Mobile Phones
Bomberman Next Gotochi Kanto Hen 2005[citation needed] Mobile Phones
Bomberman Next Gotochi Kinki Hen 2005[citation needed] Mobile Phones
Bomberman: Bakufuu Sentai Bombermen 2006 PlayStation Portable Japan-only release
Bomberman PSP September 2006 PlayStation Portable 4-player support over wireless play; North America
Bomberman Land Touch! November 2006 Nintendo DS 8-player support over wireless play, 4-player internet Wi-Fi
Bomberman Story DS March 2007 Nintendo DS
Bomberman Land (PSP) March 2007 PlayStation Portable
Bomberman December 2007 iOS
Gachapin☆Bomberman 2007 i-mode A Bomberman game using Gachapin characters; Japan-only release
Bomberman Land Battles 2007[citation needed] Mobile Phones
Bomberman Land Touch! 2 January 2008 Nintendo DS
Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb May 2008 iOS
Bomberman 2 December 2008 Nintendo DS Named Custom Battler Bomberman in Japan
Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party June 2009 iOS
Bomberman Blitz November 2009 DSiWare
Bomberman Dojo 2010 Android, iOS [3]
Bomberman 3DS Cancelled Nintendo 3DS [4][5]
One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman 2012 iOS, iPad The First Bomberman was Dissolved by Konami.
Bomberman (iOS) 2014 Android, iOS [6]
BomberMan 2014 Windows Phone Bomberman-inspired game by independent developer

Spinoffs[edit]

Title Year Platforms Notes
Robowarrior 1987 Famicom Released in Japan with the name Bomber King; Bomberman-like progressive adventure game
Blaster Master Boy/Jr. 1991 Game Boy Bomber King: Scenario 2; slightly altered and released by Sunsoft in America and PAL regions under the Blaster Master license
Bomberman Wars 1998 PlayStation, Sega Saturn Japan-only release; tactical role-playing game (TRPG)
Bomberman Fantasy Race 1999 PlayStation Racing game
Bomberman Kart 2001 PlayStation 2 Released in Japan and PAL regions only; kart racing game
DreamMix TV World Fighters 2003 GameCube, PlayStation 2 Released in Japan only; crossover fighting game featuring Bomberman as a playable character.
BoBomberman 2004 Game Boy Advance Minigame based on the NES version of Bomberman, but using characters from the Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo series; unlocked in the Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo GBA game, Bakutou Hajike Taisen
Bomberman Hardball 2005 PlayStation 2 Released in Japan and PAL regions only; sports and party game
Bomberman: Panic Bomber 2005 PlayStation Portable Puzzle game, similar to Puyo Puyo and Tetris
Bomberman: Chains 2011 iOS Puzzle game, similar to Bejeweled

Coin-ops[edit]

Title Year Platform Notes
Bomber Man 1991 Arcade Known as Dyna Blaster and Atomic Punk in Western regions.
Bomber Man World 1992 Arcade Known as Dyna Blaster Global Quest and Atomic Punk Global Quest/Atomic Punk 2 in Western regions.
Panic Bomber 1994 Neo Geo
Neo Bomberman 1997 Neo Geo

Knock-offs[edit]

Title Year Platform Notes
Bomb Buddies 2012 PC (Windows) and Facebook Bomb Buddies is a Bomberman style game with 8-player simultaneous multiplayer sessions across 120 levels and 8 game modes.
PopTag! 2009 PC (Windows) Released by Crazy Arcade; Nexon America runs a global version, almost exactly the same as Bomberman and is an MMO
About Bombs and Explosives 2009 PC (Windows) A classic-style arcade game; main goal is to place bombs and blow up anything in users way; in single player mode, one must find the way through about 100 levels by eliminating monsters and searching for exit; in battle mode, one must destroy other players; standard last man standing type of game, or team play; freeware
Bakudanjin 1999 Apple Macintosh An arcade-style game with the same game mechanic as Bomberman but with different game modes and original characters.[7]
Bomb Mania Germany 1997 C64 4-player support (4-player adapter needed)
Bomberland United Kingdom 2013 C64 5-player support (keyboard and 4-player adapter needed)
Bomboy [轟炸小子 - Explosion Kid] 1993 Sega Genesis Released by Gamtec of Taiwan, it was designed similar to Super Bomberman, but with no Battle Mode and the level layout omits the grid-based design common in most Bomberman games; has 10 worlds with 5 levels each and supports 2-Players simultaneously like Super Bomberman
XBlast 1993 PC (Windows) and UNIX/Linux XBlast is a multiplayer version released under the GNU General Public License by Marc Oliver Vogel for Microsoft Windows and X11R5/R6.[8]
Cheeky Twins II Germany 1994 C64 2-player support, released on Magic Disk

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bomberman Official Portal Site". Bomberman.jp. Hudson Soft. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Classic List of Bomberman Titles". Bomberman.fr. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  3. ^ Bomberman Dojo in Google Play (Retrieved on March 27, 2012)
  4. ^ Bomberman 3DS confirmed
  5. ^ Hudson Soft details
  6. ^ Bomberman in Game Watch
  7. ^ Pruett, Chris (2001-09-24). "iDevGames.com - Bakudanjin Postmortem". iDevGames.com. Archived from the original on 2002-04-29. Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  8. ^ [1]

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