Puzzle Bobble 4

The Taito F3 Cart. by Taito

Puzzle Bobble 4 screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): pbobble4 pbobble4u pbobble4j

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Taito F3 Cart.

Puzzle Bobble 4 © 1997 Taito.


Shoot colored bubbles towards clusters of other bubbles. When groups of similarly colored bubbles are formed, the bubbles burst.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Runs on the "Taito F3 System" Hardware.

Prom Stickers : E49

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4

TRIVIA

Puzzle Bobble 4 was released on December 19, 1997 in Japan.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.

UPDATES

The US version has a "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen and a "Recycle It, Don't Trash It!" screen.

SERIES

1. Puzzle Bobble (1994)
1. Puzzle Bobble [MVS] (1994)
2. Puzzle Bobble 2 (1995)
2. Puzzle Bobble 2 [MVS] (1999)
3. Puzzle Bobble 2X (1995)
4. Puzzle Bobble 3 (1996)
5. Puzzle Bobble 4 (1997)
6. Super Puzzle Bobble (1999)
7. Azumanga Daioh Puzzle Bobble (2002)
8. Super Puzzle Bobble 2 (2002, Sony PlayStation 2)
9. Super Puzzle Bobble All-Stars (2003, Nintendo GameCube)
10. Puzzle Bobble Vs. (2003, Nokia N-Gage)
11. Ultra Bust-a-Move (2004, Microsoft XBOX)
12. Puzzle Bobble Pocket (2005, Sony PSP)
13. Puzzle Bobble DS (2005, Nintendo DS)
14. Space Puzzle Bobble (2008, Nintendo DS)
15. Puzzle Bobble Wii (2009, WiiWare - Nintendo Wii)

PORTS

CONSOLES:
[JP] Sony PlayStation (aug.6, 1998)
[US] Sony PlayStation (oct.31, 1998) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model SLUS-00754]"
[EU] Sony PlayStation (apr.15, 1999) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model SLES-01389]" : Also released as a Value Series edition in 2001 and as an 'Acclaimed Range' edition in 2002.
Nintendo Game Boy Color [US] (june.1999) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model DMG-AA4E]"
Sega Dreamcast [JP] (mar.16, 2000) "Puzzle Bobble 4 [Model T-42301M]"
Nintendo Game Boy Color [JP] (apr.28, 2000) "Puzzle Bobble 4 [Model DMG-AA4J]"
[US] Sega Dreamcast (may.31, 2000) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model T-8117N]"
Sega Dreamcast [EU] (june.9, 2000) "Bust-A-Move 4 [Model T-8109D-05]"
NUON [Unreleased] (2001) "Bust-A-Move 4"
[JP] Sony PlayStation (apr.25, 2002) "Simple 1500 Series Vol.93: The Puzzle Bobble 4 [Model SLPM-87057]"

COMPUTERS:
[US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (jan.31, 2000)

SOURCES
Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.