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Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

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SNES
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Description

The three battletoads Zitz, Rash and Pimple are in Tibet to witness the presentation of the Psicone Gamescape, a virtual reality machine. All of a sudden a monster jumps out of the gameworld, captures both the Psicone CEO's daughter & Zitz and takes them back into the Gamescape. Of course Rash and Pimple will have to enter the Gamescape and rescue them.

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs is another game in the Battletoads series by Rare. Much like its predecessor, it blends fighting game elements (in the style of Double Dragon) with other kinds of gameplay, like racing levels, "snake riding" levels and such. There are some bonus levels between some of the regular ones, where the player can collect extra lives.

Buddies can team up and defeat the opposition together in the two coop-modes available. In mode A, players can hit each other while in mode B, they can't.

Screenshots

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs SEGA Master System Now, that's a bad excuse for a bonus level...
Battletoads in Battlemaniacs SEGA Master System Intro cutscene: the daughter of Psicone's CEO is kidnapped.
Battletoads in Battlemaniacs SNES The Toads make short work of the beast
Battletoads in Battlemaniacs SEGA Master System Options screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Battlemaniacs" -- Sega Master System Title

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User Reviews

The battletoads series goes to the wrong direction SNES Bregalad (916)
A masochistic exercise SNES GTramp (34380)

The Press Says

Digital Press - Classic Video Games SNES Jul 23, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
GamePro (US) SNES Jul, 1993 4.5 out of 5 90
Mega Fun SNES Sep, 1993 77 out of 100 77
All Game Guide SNES 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play SNES Sep, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Total!! UK Magazine SNES Oct, 1993 68 out of 100 68
1UP! SNES Oct 09, 2009 64 out of 100 64
Total! (Germany) SNES Sep, 1993 3 out of 6 60
The Video Game Critic SNES Sep 08, 2001 D+ 33

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References

In the ending cutscene, after the player defeats the Dark Queen, she says: "What strength! But don't forget there are many tyrants like me all over the world!", a reference to the message in Capcom's Street Fighter when one defeated opponent says: "What strength! But don't forget that there are many guys like you all over the world!"
Contributed to by chirinea (33560) and Roedie (5226)