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Super Breakout (Game Boy Color)

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Description

Super Breakout features similar gameplay to the original, but with several new game variations. Your goal is to earn as many points as possible by destroying the bricks at the top of the playfield. To do this, you need to use the paddle at the bottom of the screen to keep a bouncing ball within the playfield. There are four different game variations included. The first is 'Breakout', and plays the same as the original game.

This leaves three new gameplay concepts. In 'Progressive' the brick walls will slowly drop towards the bottom of the screen and the ball moves progressively faster and faster. When there's room, a new layer of bricks will appear at the top.

The other two games add a second paddle. In 'Double Breakout' you have two balls to keep in play and score with. In 'Cavity' there is a single ball in play when you start, but two additional balls trapped within the bricks. These are freed when their surrounding bricks are destroyed.

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Super Breakout Game Boy Color Title Screen
Super Breakout Game Boy Color Main Menu
Super Breakout Game Boy Color Progressive
Super Breakout Game Boy Color Regular

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Breakout!" -- Game Boy Color in-game title

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The Press Says

Consoles Plus Jun, 1999 78 out of 100 78
All Game Guide 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
IGN Feb 16, 2000 4 out of 10 40
Total! (Germany) Jul, 1999 4.25 out of 6 35

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Trivia

It was #93 in FLUX Magazine's (Issue #4) Top 100 Video Games of All-Time.
Amarthar (21) added Super Breakout (Game Boy Color) on May 23, 2011
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (6492), Servo (55921) and LepricahnsGold (76485)