Bonanza Bros.

Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
...
2.9
TurboGrafx CD
...
5.0
ZX Spectrum
...
2.5
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Description

Mobo and Robo Bonanza are enjoying their favorite television show when the picture crackles and a shadowy figure of a mysterious stranger appears on screen. This figure asks them to collect certain items that he has placed inside various buildings to test his security force. If they return the items successfully, Mobo and Robo will be rewarded. The two of them state that they will get the job done in just three minutes. However, little do they know that each building is packed with security guards who will raise the alarm if they are caught red-handed. Fortunately both Mobo and Robo are equipped with bullets that can knock the guards unconscious for a few seconds. An $100 reward will be given out if Mobo and Robo are apprehended.

As either Mobo or Robo, you must collect all the treasures before leaving the ten buildings and shoot any security guards that get in your way. Remember that you are under a time limit. An in-game map will help you locate the treasures. There is a bonus stage after three buildings, where the object is to collect the gold bars in a limited amount of time without one of the three spotlights shining on you. If it is possible, hide behind open doors. If you manage to get all the gold bars, 10,000 points is added to your score. There are three of these bonus stages, but each of them varies.

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Bonanza Bros. Amiga Bonus Stage
Bonanza Bros. SEGA Master System Stage 5: Department Store
Bonanza Bros. ZX Spectrum After each game the tape has to be rewound and reloaded to play again
Bonanza Bros. Amstrad CPC Stage 8

Alternate Titles

  • "Bonanza Brothers " -- US Genesis title
  • "ボナンザ ブラザーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Ação Games SEGA Master System Feb, 1992 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 100
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jul, 1992 86 out of 100 86
Raze Genesis Aug, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Jan 26, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Commodore Format Commodore 64 May, 1992 77 out of 100 77
Amiga Format Amiga Feb, 1992 70 out of 100 70
Pelit Amiga Feb, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Video Games SEGA Master System Feb, 1992 62 out of 100 62
Play Time Commodore 64 Sep, 1992 35 out of 100 35

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