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The Misadventures of Tron Bonne (PlayStation)

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Description

Things are looking up for the Bonne family. Having just finished getting their airship, the Gesellschaft, operational, Teisel Bonne sets out with younger brother Bon Bonne to explore an unexplored ruin. Unfortunately for Teisel the loan he took out to pay for the Gesellschaft just came due, and the two Bonne brothers are taken prisoner. Now it's up to Tron to save her siblings and pay off their debt the only way she knows how: Grand Larceny.

Most of the levels in The Misadventures of Tron Bonne are played similarly to Mega Man Legends, but with minor tweaks to controls. Tron's walking tank, the Gustaff, can't equip the wide range of alternate weapons like Mega Man, but it can pick up and hurl large objects like trees and cars. It can also launch beacon bombs which direct the Servbots following Tron to either attack or steal anything in the vicinity. Additional levels include a crate stacking puzzle minigame where Tron needs to steal selected crates of valuables in a limited number of moves, and a first person dungeon exploration section where Tron must depend on the Servbots alone to clear out traps and enemies. Despite the Servbots all looking alike, each one has unique stats and abilities. By taking them on missions, training them aboard the Gesellschaft, or using special items their stats can be raised, unlocking hidden talents.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Tron ni Kobun" -- Japanese title
  • "トロンにコブン ロックマンDASHシリーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Lookit! A bunch of adorable Servbots! Can I adopt them?? ^_^ Satoshi Kunsai (1816) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

PSM Mar, 2000 4 out of 5 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 06, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamesFirst! 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Playstation May, 2000 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot Apr 27, 2000 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Revolution Jun 01, 2000 B 75
IGN Jun 07, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
4Players.de Aug 29, 2000 70 out of 100 70
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2000 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

In Japan, the little Servbots are called "Kobun", which literally means "follower" in Japanese.

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Satoshi Kunsai (1816) added The Misadventures of Tron Bonne (PlayStation) on Jul 22, 2001