Battletoads (NES)

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Description

The Dark Queen has attacked and kidnapped (toadnapped?) your best buddy. To make matters worse, she nabbed the best looking girl around! So, what will you do? Cry? Whimper? Hide? Call the Starcops? NO! Cause you're a Battletoad! Battletoads don't cry, hide or call for help! And they certainly don't whimper! They get MAD then they get EVEN! So grab your blaster, hop on the Toadster and go get 'em!

You will control a battletoad through various levels. Some are side-scrolling beat-em-ups, other are vertical drops down a shaft, fighting as you go, others have you riding a rocket or surfboard, shooting or avoiding enemies. At the end of each area, there is a boss. In some areas, about half-way through, you may have a mini-boss.

Screenshots

Battletoads NES Karnath's Lair, level 6-- negotiating the snakes
Battletoads NES Impressive drawing (consider it's NES)
Battletoads NES Toads swings about on a rope.
Battletoads NES Turbo Tunnel, level 3-- space invaders come to take away your power bars; stop them before they succeed

Alternate Titles

  • "バトルトード" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Perhaps the ultimate challenge for the NES Multimedia Mike (17555) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
So difficult! ashley clifford (3) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars
A tough NES game Scott G (729) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
A funny, weird, aggravating, and quite difficult game Feem (45) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
The hardest game of all time? Patrick Connors (4) unrated
Impossiblest game ever Bregalad (916) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars
Bad design, nothing more. Katharian Berg (19) 1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars

Critic Reviews

Dragon Nov, 1992 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
VideoGame Aug, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Hobby Consolas Feb, 1993 94 out of 100 94
Mean Machines Apr, 1992 93 out of 100 93
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1991 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Jun, 1992 86 out of 100 86
Quebec Gamers May 29, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
HonestGamers Mar 09, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Random Access 2005 5.5 out of 10 55

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Trivia

Music

On level 9 (Terra Tubes), you'll hear the same music as level 5 (Surf City) in the NES version, but you'll hear the same music as level 8 (Intruder Excluder) in the Genesis version. It's the only place where the musics doesn't match between the various versions.

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Kartanym (10765) added Battletoads (NES) on Oct 13, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Rogee (502), Martin Smith (63071), Roedie (5215) and *Katakis* (37881)