Detana!! TwinBee

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Another top-down shooter in the TwinBee series of "cute'em ups".

Detana!! Introduces for the first time the characters behind the TwinBee & WinBee fighters, Pastel and Light, and chronicles their journey to save Princess Melora from an evil force that threatens the world. Nevertheless its still all about shooting the heck out of surreal and cute enemies through 6 stages of vertically-scrolling action.

Power-ups and upgrades can be gained by shooting the colored bells that some enemies leave behind until they stay the color you want them to, with many combinations possible. A new charge-shot feature has been added to your basic arsenal, and the game features single and 2-player cooperative gameplay.

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Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 Title screen
Detana!! TwinBee Arcade Over clouds
Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 A pink elephant
Detana!! TwinBee Arcade Game starts

Alternate Titles

  • "出たな!!ツインビー" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Bells & Whistles" -- International title

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Critic Reviews

Video Game Den TurboGrafx-16 Jun 30, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) TurboGrafx-16 May, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Life Wii Mar 23, 2009 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
FNintendo Wii May 22, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Mag'64 Wii Dec 23, 2009 7.75 out of 10 78
IGN Wii Mar 31, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN TurboGrafx-16 Mar 31, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Jul 26, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Arcade Mar, 1991 3 out of 5 60
Video Games TurboGrafx-16 May, 1992 3 out of 5 60

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