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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 Odyssey 2 Brutus caught Popeye in the ladder.
Popeye Atari 8-bit The second level
Popeye TI-99/4A Chase down musical notes on level two
Popeye Arcade Avoid Bluto.

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

Critic Reviews

Big K ColecoVision Jun, 1984 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 100
TeleMatch ColecoVision Nov, 1983 1 out of 6 100
The Review Busters NES 2011 8 out of 10 80
TeleMatch Atari 2600 Nov, 1983 2 out of 6 80 NES May 25, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Game Freaks 365 Atari 2600 Jul 05, 2007 7.9 out of 10 79
neXGam Atari 2600 Jun 27, 2013 7.8 out of 10 78
All Game Guide NES 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 9 out of 20 45
The Video Game Critic Odyssey 2 Jun 25, 2002 D+ 33


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

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