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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!


Popeye ColecoVision The second level
Popeye Arcade Catch the hearts.
Popeye Atari 2600 The second level
Popeye Commodore 64 Title screen

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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

The Video Game Critic NES Nov 05, 2008 A 100
8-bit Central Retro Gaming NES 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Génération 4 NES 1987 67 out of 100 67
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 9 out of 20 45 NES Jan, 2013 C- 42
The Video Game Critic Odyssey 2 Jun 25, 2002 D+ 33


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