Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine

Critic Score User Score
Wii
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3.7
SEGA Master System
77
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Windows
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4.5
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Description

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine is a version of Puyo Puyo with a storyline involving characters from the Sonic the Hedgehog games. The evil Dr. Robotnik decides to turn the citizens of Beanville into robots. It's up to the player to save them from their doom. The player drops pairs of beans into the dungeons, trying to create groups of four in matching colors. He or she must challenge Dr. Robotnik's robots to a battle and defeat them, and eventually face the Eggman himself.

Screenshots

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Puzzle lesson 2
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Frankly is the second opponent
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System High score list
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Now the tables have turned

Alternate Titles

  • "Dr. Robotnik and his Mean Bean Machine" -- French Genesis title

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Game Gear Feb, 1994 5 out of 5 100
Player One SEGA Master System Apr, 1994 88 out of 100 88
Game Players Genesis Mar, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Jan 23, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Dec, 1993 7.6 out of 10 76
IGN Wii Dec 11, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Jan 21, 2011 15 out of 20 75
IGN Genesis Dec 11, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.de Wii Jan 26, 2007 3 out of 5 60
Le Geek SEGA Master System Mar, 2009 2.5 out of 5 50

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Development

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine is actually a conversion by Compile of their game Puyo Puyo for the U.S. market. In 1995 there was also a Puyo Puyo conversion released for the SNES called Kirby's Avalanche.
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