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Description

Bubble Ghost needs to blow a bubble out of his creator's castle. Your task is to guide him so as to direct the bubble through the gaps in each room. The bubble's direction is affected by which part of the ghost hits it.

Candles, fans, and other obstacles serve to make little Bubble Ghost's task harder. Bubble Ghost is invincible, but the bubble is prone to bursting if it hits anything at pace. You have five bubbles before the game is over.

Screenshots

Bubble Ghost DOS Hall 13 (EGA).
Bubble Ghost DOS Hall 19 (EGA).
Bubble Ghost DOS Hall 28 (EGA).
Bubble Ghost DOS Main title screen (CGA)

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Alternate Titles

  • "バブルゴースト" -- Japanese Game Boy title spelling

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Oct, 1988 814 out of 1000 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1988 814 out of 1000 81
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Nov, 1988 78 out of 100 78
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Dec, 1987 72 out of 100 72
Retro Spirit Games Game Boy May 22, 2013 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Nov, 1988 64 out of 100 64
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 61 out of 100 61
Power Play Atari ST Dec, 1987 5.5 out of 10 55
Power Play Game Boy May, 1991 51 out of 100 51
Joystick (German) DOS Jan, 1989 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Atari ST version

The Atari ST computers came with built in Midi interfaces, a truly unique feature for any computer. The game play the music as a midi output if you hooked up a synth to the ST.

Lead platform

The game was originally programmed for the Atari ST.

Updated re-release

The original Bubble Ghost was published in 1987 for ST and Amiga, then remade three years later (1990) for both systems. The remakes contains updated sounds and graphics, but no new gameplay elements.

Infogrames is the distributor of the first Bubble Ghost by ERE Informatique, so, with this remake developed and distributed only by Infogrames, ERE informatique, the original developer of the concept, received no money.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
Information also contributed by Blood and Scott Monster
Contributed to by Olivier Masse (420), Martin Smith (62867), Blood (1812), Ben K (23047), Garcia (4753) and Cochonou (1012)