Milo's Astro Lanes

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Milo's Astro Lanes
Cover box art for Milo's Astro Lanes
North American Nintendo 64 cover art
Developer(s) Player 1
Publisher(s) Crave Entertainment
Designer(s) Player 1
Platform(s) Nintendo 64
Release
  • NA: November 24, 1998
  • EU: July 25, 1999
Genre(s) Sports

Milo's Astro Lanes is a 1998 Nintendo 64 game[1][2] developed by Player 1 and published by Crave Entertainment. The game takes place in a space setting where there are intergalactic bowling alleys. It makes use of the Rumble Pak and the Controller Pak. The latter must be used for the former to be used.

A screenshot of a player bowling during Milo's Astro Lanes gameplay.

Features[edit]

  • 6 playable characters
  • 12 galactic lanes
  • 6 types of bowling balls
  • Multiplayer modes including 4 player simultaneous mode
  • Variety of specials available

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 69%[3]
Review scores
Publication Score
GamePro 4/5 stars[4]
GameSpot 5.5/10[2]
IGN 6.1/10[1]
Nintendo Power 5.3/10[5]

The game was met with average reception, as GameRankings gave it a score of 69% based on only four reviews.[3]

Although there were plans made by Capcom to bring Milo's Astro Lanes to Japan under the title Space Bowler Milo(スペース・ボーラー マイロー) in December of 1999, they were eventually cancelled due to continuously low sales of the Nintendo 64 in the country.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Casamassina, Matt (December 4, 1998). "Milo's Astro Lanes". IGN. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b GameSpot staff (January 7, 1999). "Milo's Astro Lanes Review". GameSpot. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Milo's Astro Lanes for Nintendo 64". GameRankings. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Air Hendrix (1999). "Milo's Astro Lanes Review for N64 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on September 19, 2004. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Milo's Astro Lanes". Nintendo Power. 115: 133. December 1998. 

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