バイオミラクル ぼくってウパ © 1988 Konami Industry Company, Limited.
(Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa)
Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa is a cute platform game by Konami. Once upon a time their was the Ruakuuyo kingdom where a new prince was born. Prince Uparaato (Upa for short) is a bright and playful baby who is already crawling at one month, but things were about to take a turn for the worst... one day he accidentally breaks a magical urn and frees the demon beast Zai. The goat-looking demon quickly starts to take over the kingdom and drains the life force out of its inhabitants and kidnaps every single baby. But he hasn't noticed Upa and the poor fellow seems to be the only one who survived the ordeal. When everything seems lost, a kind fairy appears and gives baby Upa a magic rattle to help him on his fantastic journey to save the kingdom. The players controls the crawling Upa through seven areas made out of several sub-stages each. The magic rattle is Upa's only weapon and protection against hordes of enemies who try to stop him. Opponents inflate and float away when hit, they can then be used as temporary platforms or projectiles, as long as Upa stays away from their deadly rebounds. This features is at the core of the gameplay and some areas entirely rely on Upa turning his enemies into floating balloons and it is also the only way to defeat the game's bosses. Special items are scattered throughout the game and usually hidden inside red boxes with Upa's face on them. Some power-ups, such as the bell, gives our hero the ability to walk and to become invincible for a short amount of time whereas others freeze all the enemies one screen.
Game ID: KDS-BOK
Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa was released on April 22, 1988 in Japan for 3300 Yen.
Upa is available as a playable character in Konami's Gokuj? Parodius (1994) and Jikky? Oshaberi Parodius (1995) both released for the Super Famicom. A baby girl called Ruda was also included along with Upa.
[JP] "Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa [Model KON-RV-102]" (Famicom)
Programmer: Anna Yamada, Shortcut Eda, Bunbun Murata, Jenny Okuda, Pa!Pa! Hitomi
Chara Design: Mama-Chan!, H-Chan!
Sound Design: Lydian Fukami, Sukemaro Fujio, Nakamur, Kaori-Chan, Aya Chan, Gaziruru, Yuko Chan
Package Design: Shimoneta Kenji, Hiroko Funabee
Game's description by Laurent Kermel; http://www.videogameden.com