Saturn Bomberman Fight!!

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Saturn Bomberman Fight!!
Saturn Bomberman Fight!! cover.jpg
Developer(s)Eleven
Publisher(s)Hudson Soft
Artist(s)Shoji Mizuno
Kozue Satoh
Composer(s)Yoshio Tsuru
Jun Chikuma
SeriesBomberman
Platform(s)Sega Saturn
Release
  • JP: December 11, 1997
Genre(s)Action, maze
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Saturn Bomberman Fight!! (サターンボンバーマン ファイト!!, Satān Bonbāman Faito!!) is a 1997 maze video game developed and published by Hudson Soft for the Sega Saturn. It is the second Bomberman game for the Saturn, after Saturn Bomberman. It features full 3D graphics unlike previous titles in the series.

Gameplay[edit]

Unlike previous Bomberman titles, which were 2D, Saturn Bomberman Fight!! is a fully 3D game featuring an isometric viewpoint.[1][2] It features 14 characters.[2] The stages are smaller than previous 2D Bomberman titles, and it features up to four players.[1][2]

Gameplay modes in the game include Story Mode, Training mode, Battle mode, and survival mode.[3]

Release[edit]

It was released in Japan for the Sega Saturn on 11 December 1997,[4] and it was not released outside of Japan.[5] To promote the game, a commercial featuring Segata Sanshiro was made.[6] It was followed up by Bomberman Wars in 1998.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
Famitsu23/40
GameSpot7.4/10
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK)89
Joypad82/100
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP)5/10
MAN!AC71/100
Mega Console84/100[7]
Ação Games8/10[8]
Sega Magazin74%[9]

GameSpot rated the game 7.4 out of 10, praising the gameplay and calling it a "welcome surprise" after the disappointing Bomberman 64.[10] In the review for Bomberman World, GameSpot stated that the two best recently released titles in the series were Saturn Bomberman, and Saturn Bomberman Fight, but lamented that they were for a system that was not popular in America.[5]

The UK Sega Saturn Magazine gave it a score of 90 out of 100.[11] Famitsu gave the game a score of 23 out of 40.[12] Joypad gave it a score of 82 out of 100.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Game Roundup: The Best of the Rest". Sega Saturn Magazine. No. 25. Emap Images/Sega. November 1997. p. 12.
  2. ^ a b c "New Game: Blast from the Past". Sega Saturn Magazine. No. 26. Emap Images. December 1997. p. 8.
  3. ^ Cutlack, Gary (March 1998). "Showcase: Saturn Bomberman Fight". Sega Saturn Magazine. No. 29. Emac Images. pp. 56–59.
  4. ^ "サターンボンバーマン ファイト!! [セガサターン] / ファミ通.com". www.famitsu.com. Archived from the original on 2018-08-15. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  5. ^ a b Fielder, Joe (1998-03-17). "Bomberman World Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 2018-07-25. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  6. ^ Inc., Aetas. "CM撮影の裏話も飛び出した「せがた三四郎劇場feat.藤岡弘、&セガサウンドユニット[H.]~真面目に遊ばぬ奴らに喝!~」をレポート" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2018-08-15. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  7. ^ "Review Saturn: Bomberman Fight". Mega Console (in Italian). No. 45. Italy. February 1998. pp. 80–81.
  8. ^ Marinoto, Ronny (May 1998). "Saturno Bomberman Fighter". Ação Games (in Portuguese). No. 127. Editora Abril. p. 34. ISSN 0104-1630.
  9. ^ Schnieder, Ulf (April 1998). "Review: Bomberman Fight". Sega Magazin (in German). No. 127. pp. 24–27.
  10. ^ Fielder, Joe (15 January 1998). "Saturn Bomberman Fight!! (Import) Review". Gamespot. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 15 August 2018. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Import Review: Bomberman Fight!". Sega Saturn Magazine. No. 33. Emac Images. July 1998. p. 66.
  12. ^ "Cross Reviews". Weekly Famitsu. No. 470. December 19, 1997. p. 35.
  13. ^ "Review". Joypad. No. 72. 1997. p. 82.

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