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Cool Spot is a colorful 2D platform game featuring the 7-Up mascot as the main protagonist. The game objective is fairly simple and straightforward. The player character has to collect enough number of cool points throughout each level in order to find and rescue his captured uncool Spot buddies and complete the game.


Cool Spot DOS Wading Around
Cool Spot SEGA Master System Begin level 2
Cool Spot Game Gear Instructions
Cool Spot Game Gear Avoid the maggots

Alternate Titles

  • "Spot and the Quest for Cool" -- Informal title
  • "クールスポット" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Probably the best game ever to be based off a beverage. Genesis Adzuken (818)
Easier gameplay and some inspiring level design could have made Cool Spot a better game... DOS Accatone (5178)
One of the most iconic characters of advertising gets a game. And it's actually good. SNES Steelysama (106)
Drink Me Genesis ETJB (447)
A neat game, if somewhat stupid. DOS Tomer Gabel (4354)

Critic Reviews

Digital Press - Classic Video Games SNES Sep 13, 2005 9 out of 10 90
1UP! Genesis Oct 17, 2008 87 out of 100 87
Player One SEGA Master System Dec, 1993 86 out of 100 86
The Video Game Critic Genesis Aug 11, 2005 B+ 83
Score Genesis Feb, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jun, 1994 2 out of 6 80
High Score Genesis Nov, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Mega Fun SEGA Master System Nov, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Svenska Hemdatornytt SNES Mar, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Power Unlimited Game Boy Oct, 1993 6.5 out of 10 65


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In the PC version, there are two batch files (UKVER.BAT and USVER.BAT) in the Cool Spot game directory. UKVER.BAT makes the game "British" by removing the 7-up logo from the bottle displayed in the title screen. USVER.BAT on the other hand returns the 7-up logo.


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