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Ice Climber (PC-88)

Ice Climber PC-88 Title screen

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Description

In Ice Climber one or two players need to climb their way to the top of 32 different mountains. Each mountain is broken up into eight levels of platforms along with a bonus stage at the top. Attempting to stop the player from making upward progress are different creatures ranging from polar bears to condors, as well as treacherous landscapes with falling icicles, moving platforms, and icy floors. To help out, the players have a weapon, a mallet, which can be used to knock out enemies as well as bust away bricks in the platforms to provide some room to jump up to the next level. When the player finally reaches the top, it's time to move on to the next, more difficult level.

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Ice Climber PC-88 The second bonus area has a different vegetable
Ice Climber PC-88 Bash the seals!
Ice Climber PC-88 No, no he won't
Ice Climber PC-88 A great big mountain o' ice to climb!

Alternate Titles

  • "VS. Ice Climber" -- Arcade title
  • "Ice Climber-e" -- e-Reader title
  • "アイスクライマー" -- Japanese spelling

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Trivia

References to the game

The Ice Climbers appear as a playable character in Super Smash Bros.: Melee (2001) and Super Smash Bros.: Brawl (2008).

Version differences

In the original Japanese version, one of Popo and Nana's main enemies was a seal. In the American version, the seal was replaced with a Yeti-like creature.

However, in the American version of Tetris DS for the Nintendo DS, the Ice Climber themed level shows the Eskimos once again fighting a seal in the animations while you play.

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雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (58472) added Ice Climber (PC-88) on Jul 02, 2010
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