Cool Spot (Genesis)

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Cool Spot is a colorful 2D platform game featuring the 7-Up mascot as the main protagonist. The game objective is fairly simple and straightforward. The player character has to collect enough number of cool points throughout each level in order to find and rescue his captured uncool Spot buddies and complete the game.


Cool Spot Genesis Starting the game
Cool Spot Genesis A checkpoint
Cool Spot Genesis Fighting crabs and other things
Cool Spot Genesis A ship level

Alternate Titles

  • "Spot and the Quest for Cool" -- Informal title
  • "クールスポット" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Probably the best game ever to be based off a beverage. Adzuken (818) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
Drink Me ETJB (447) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Zero Jul, 1993 92.5 out of 100 92
1UP! Oct 17, 2008 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited Sep, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun Jun, 1993 84 out of 100 84
All Game Guide 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score Nov, 1993 4 out of 5 80 Sep 16, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Jul, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Video Games Jun, 1993 79 out of 100 79 Aug 29, 2009 14 out of 20 70


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In the PC version, there are two batch files (UKVER.BAT and USVER.BAT) in the Cool Spot game directory. UKVER.BAT makes the game "British" by removing the 7-up logo from the bottle displayed in the title screen. USVER.BAT on the other hand returns the 7-up logo.


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Trixter (8711) added Cool Spot (Genesis) on Jun 11, 2002
Other platforms contributed by EboMike (3005), festershinetop (9477) and IJan (1910)