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Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine

MobyRank MobyScore
Nintendo 3DS
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Windows
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4.5
SEGA Master System
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3.0
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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 Game Gear Main menu
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System High score list
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Genesis Intro
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Game Gear Lesson 1

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Game Gear Feb, 1994 5 out of 5 100
Power Sonic Genesis 2014 8.8 out of 10 88
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Jun, 1994 10 out of 12 83
Video Games SEGA Master System Aug, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Mega Fun SEGA Master System Jul, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Dec, 1993 7.6 out of 10 76
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Jan 21, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Defunct Games Game Gear Apr 10, 2005 74 out of 100 74
GameZebo Windows Oct 08, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 12, 2006 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60

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Trivia

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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