Bubba 'N' Stix

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
82
4.2
Amiga CD32
87
3.5
Genesis
74
3.7
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Description

Bubba and his sidekick Stix are an interesting pair, Bubba is a happy-go-lucky animal delivery guy for the local Zoo here on Earth. One day while going about his daily routine, Bubba is abducted by an alien that plans on delivering him along with several other aliens in their zoo. On the way back to his home planet, the alien spacecraft loses control and crashes, Bubba, the other aliens and Stix (a sentient twig like alien) are able to escape. Bubba and Stix become friends and start on their journey home, They're now on an alien planet, things are a little bit different than they are on Earth. Take control of Bubba as he wields Stix as various puzzle solving tools (including a weapon), as they try to find a way back home. You'll have to solve mind-boggling puzzles and fight all kinds of wacky aliens if you're planning to return to Earth, so you'll have to have fast reflexes and be able to think fast and sometimes sideways.

Screenshots

Bubba 'N' Stix Genesis The Alien Dude tries to recapture Bubba
Bubba 'N' Stix Genesis Title screen
Bubba 'N' Stix Amiga CD32 I've been spotted
Bubba 'N' Stix Amiga CD32 Title screen

User Reviews

Bubba 'n Stix - the oddball alien zoo pair Amiga phil buckley (22)

Critic Reviews

The One Amiga Amiga CD32 Apr, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Sega Force Genesis Jun 01, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Power Amiga CD32 May, 1994 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1994 10 out of 12 83
CU Amiga Amiga CD32 May, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Top Secret Amiga Mar, 1994 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Genesis Jul, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Apr, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Jun, 1994 6.8 out of 10 68
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Nov, 1994 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Development

According to Simon Phipps, Jeremy Heath-Smith liked the stick in Rick Dangerous so much, he asked the Core Design team to devise a new game featuring a stick. The end result was Bubba 'n' Stix.

Awards

  • GameFan
    • 1994 (Vol. 3, Iss. 1) - Best Overall Puzzle Game of the Year
    • 1994 (Vol. 3, Iss. 1) - Best Genesis Puzzle Game of the Year
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