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Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine

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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.


Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System 1P vs. 2P mode
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Game Gear Main menu
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Genesis Beans are begging!
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Genesis HIgh scores

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Genesis Oct 19, 1999 A- 91
Power Sonic Game Gear Apr 05, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Player One SEGA Master System Apr, 1994 88 out of 100 88
Power Sonic Genesis 2014 8.8 out of 10 88
Joypad SEGA Master System Feb, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Mega Fun SEGA Master System Jul, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Eurogamer.de Wii Jan 26, 2007 3 out of 5 60
GameZebo Windows Oct 08, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Sega Force Genesis Mar 29, 1994 59 out of 100 59
Le Geek SEGA Master System Mar, 2009 2.5 out of 5 50


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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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