Bucky O'Hare (arcade game)
|Release date(s)||September 1992|
|Genre(s)||Beat 'em up/Run and gun|
|Mode(s)||Up to 4 players simultaneously|
|Display||Raster, standard resolution|
This video game is based on the cartoon television series Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars under license from Hasbro, Inc. While it is generally classified as a scrolling -platform game, as the player's character is also armed with a laser gun, it adds elements of a scrolling shooter.
The player chooses from four protagonists: Bucky O'Hare, the heroic rabbit captain of the space ship Righteous Indignation; Jenny, an "Aldebaran cat" and telepath; Dead-Eye Duck, a four-armed mallard; and Blinky, a one-eyed android. As in the television series, the characters must stop the Toad Empire from invading extraterrestrial planets and enslaving their peoples; to do so they must shoot their way through an army of brainwashed toads to destroy their evil leader, a computer program known as "Komplex" and release the "Interplanetary Life Force."
The enemies, among them Al Negator, Toadborg, Total Terror Toad, a "Cyborg Spider", the various varieties of Toad Storm Troopers, the Toads' Air Marshall, and "Komplex-2-Go" who featured in the comic book and cartoon series continuities.
The music for Arcade Bucky 'O Hare were: Plant Warren, Climate Converter, Space River, Toad Star and Komplex was contained on the CD Soundtrack Konami All-Stars 1993: Music Station of Dreams on December 24, 1992.
- "Bucky O'Hare". Arcade Museum. 1992. Retrieved 4 August 2016.