Press Release - Gameboy Color:
Midway's Classic Arcade Game Toobin' Launches on Game Boy Color
Cruise Down Famous Rivers and Martian Canals In This Timeless Arcade Favorite
From the back cover:
CHICAGO - May 16, 2000 - Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading software industry publisher and developer, today announced that Toobin'TM for Game Boy® Color is shipping to retail outlets today.
The fun laid-back style of the original 1980's arcade classic is back, right in the palm of your hand. Toobin' is enjoying a well-deserved resurgence in popularity after its launch on the PlayStation® game console last fall. The intuitive gameplay makes Toobin' an appealing game for all ages.
"Toobin' is a classic arcade game that will appeal to more than just arcade fans of old," said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway Games West. "And, with this new installment available on Game Boy, a whole new generation will get the chance to play this classic."
Toobin', an inner-tube river racing adventure, allows gamers to rage the rapids alone as "Super Toober Bif." While floating on a tube, players cruise down Toobin's most famous rivers, including Martian canals, Jurassic swamps and the river Styx. With raging rapids, gut-wrenching speed and challenging courses, Toobin' provides a thrilling ride as players make their way through gates and fend off dangerous foes.
Toobin' Key Features
Dazzling graphics and out-of-this world courses
First hand-held version
Paddle down 15 rivers around the world and beyond
Navigate rivers littered with obstacles
Avoid attacks from enemies on the shore and in the water
Collect and throw cans of soda to stun enemies in or out of the water or to remove obstacles in your path
Collect patches for your tube to stay afloat
Midway Games Inc. is a leading interactive entertainment industry developer, publisher and marketer of software for both the coin-operated and home markets. Midway games are available for play on all major dedicated home game platforms, including Nintendo® 64 and Game Boy® Color, PlayStation® game console, Sega DreamcastTM and personal computers.
Nintendo, Nintendo 64 and are registered trademarks of Nintendo of America Inc. ©1996 Nintendo of America Inc. Game Boy and Game Boy Color are trademarks of Nintendo of America Inc. © 1989, 1998 Nintendo of America Inc. PlayStation and the PlayStation logos are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Contributed by skl (1149) on Feb 18, 2004.
THE MAJOR COIN-UP HIT OF THE YEAR!
Catch the action with Toobin' - the world's first inner-tube race! Join Biff and Jet the tube-dudes as they cruise the world's roughest rivers. Check out the rapids, stay one jump ahead of the crocs and arm yourself with tin cans to biff any creeps that get in the way.
Paddle down river avoiding logs and branches that'll pop your tube. Watch out for swamp monsters and fishermen, and swish through checkpoint gates for mega points.
It's crazy fun all the way to the hazards of the white-water challenges. So grab your joystick and get paddling with the rad-lads if you want a taste of the action.
Toobin' - the coolest game on the streets today!
Contributed by Belboz (6578) on Sep 22, 2001.