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Maru's Mission (Game Boy)

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One day while Maru and Cori are taking a walk in Central Park, a strange thing happens. Out of nowhere this weird looking guy shows up and waylays the unsuspecting couple. Before Maru can respond, the weird looking guy and Cori vanish without a trace, leaving Maru behind wondering what in the world just happened.

Maru's Mission is a side scrolling action game. Traveling throughout the world from such locations as the USA and Romania, you fight mythological monsters such as Isis and Dracula.

Maru can shoot sparks in rapid succession and can also get access to a variety of powerful different weapons. Maru can collect hearts to replenish his health and jump to avoid obstacles or dodge enemies. Levels are usually finished by defeating a level boss which sometimes earns a new weapon.


Maru's Mission Game Boy Collect the blobs to gain more life energy.
Maru's Mission Game Boy Japan, stage 1
Maru's Mission Game Boy Got garlic to defeat Dracula.
Maru's Mission Game Boy where you kill sharks with harpoons.

Alternate Titles

  • "おいらじゃじゃ丸!世界大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Oira Jajamaru! Sekai Daibōken" -- Japanese title

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Power Play Feb, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Video Games Sep, 1991 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jun, 1991 5.4 out of 12 45


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Daniel Maxwell (1909) added Maru's Mission (Game Boy) on Dec 25, 2010
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