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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 mode starting screen
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Title screen
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Main menu
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System 1P vs. 2P mode

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
Consoles Plus Genesis Jan, 1994 92 out of 100 92
Power Sonic SEGA Master System Apr 05, 2010 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Jun, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Mega Fun SEGA Master System Jul, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Megablast Genesis Jun, 1994 70 out of 100 70
SuperGamePower SEGA Master System Dec, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Eurogamer.de Wii Jan 26, 2007 3 out of 5 60
GameZebo Windows Oct 08, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
FNintendo Wii Jun 06, 2011 6 out of 10 60

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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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