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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 Fighting crabs and other things
Cool Spot Genesis Yes, yes, 7up
Cool Spot Genesis A checkpoint
Cool Spot Genesis A ship level

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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 (861) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
Drink Me ETJB (450) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Zero Jul, 1993 92.5 out of 100 92
Game Power 1993 91 out of 100 91
Mean Machines May, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Sega Force Aug 26, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Power Unlimited Sep, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun Jun, 1993 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1993 10 out of 12 83
High Score Nov, 1993 4 out of 5 80
All Game Guide 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Oct 06, 2009 5 out of 10 50


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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 (9128) added Cool Spot (Genesis) on Jun 11, 2002
Other platforms contributed by EboMike (3138), festershinetop (9641) and IJan (2001)