Puzzle Bobble 2 was released in July 1995.
This game is known in US as "Bust-A-Move Again
This game runs on the Taito F3 System hardware but it was re-released (licensed to SNK) on the SNK Neo-geo MVS hardware in 1999 as "Puzzle Bobble 2 [MVS]".
If you look closely at the bubbles, you'll notice that the enemies from "Bubble Bobble
" are trapped inside; a different enemy for each different colored bubble. The following chart shows which enemies are trapped in which color bubble :
Legend : Color of Bubble => "Bubble Bobble
" Enemy Inside
Blue => Zen-Chan
Yellow => Pulpul
Red => Invader
Green => Drunk
Purple => Monsta
Orange => Banebou
Black => Hidegonsu
White => Mighta
On the last level, you will see characters from "Bubble Bobble
" & "Rainbow Islands
The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.
Stepehn Krogman holds the official records for this game with 75275450 points (factory setting).
Zuntata Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Puzzle Bobble Variety - ZTTL-0009) on March 28, 1997.