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Description

As Popeye, you are trying to win Olive Oyl's love! She is at the top of the screen dropping tokens of her love, and you need to collect them before they hit the ground. After you have collected the required number of items, you can move on to the next, more difficult level. There are many obstacles trying to stop you from completing your task, though! Brutus wanders around the screen and is constantly trying to catch you. If you collect a can of spinach, you can temporarily knock him out, otherwise Brutus will knock you out. Other objects such as bottles or birds are also flying around the screen and will cause you to lose one of your lives if you are hit. Each level features a different layout of platforms and ladders, and will have you collecting different items as they float towards the bottom of the screen!

Screenshots

Popeye Intellivision The second level
Popeye NES The second level
Popeye Arcade Eaten Spinach. Get Bluto.
Popeye Arcade She loves you.

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Alternate Titles

  • "ポパイ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Flawed translation, but better than it could have been Intellivision Alan Schriver (4)

Critic Reviews

TeleMatch ColecoVision Nov, 1983 1 out of 6 100
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Oct 04, 2003 B+ 83
The Review Busters NES 2011 8 out of 10 80
neXGam Atari 2600 Jun 27, 2013 7.8 out of 10 78
Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Atari 2600 Dec, 1983 3 out of 4 75
The Video Game Critic ColecoVision Mar 26, 2000 B 75
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Video Game Critic Intellivision Sep 26, 2010 B- 67
Micro 7 TI-99/4A Feb, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Questicle.net NES Jan, 2013 C- 42

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Awards

  • TeleMatch
    • Issue 04/1984 – #3 Hand-held/Minigames of the Year 1983 (Readers' Vote)

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