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Sneaky Snakes (Game Boy)

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When Sonia Snake is kidnapped by the Nasty Nibbler, only two snakes can save her! It's up to Attila and Genghis to eat their way through sixteen tricky stages as they avoid nasty traps and open the exits by standing on the scales to open the exit door.

Sneaky Snakes is a pseudo-sequel to the NES game Snake, Rattle 'n Roll. However, instead of an isometric playfield, the game is this time a standard sidescrolling platformer. Players can play as Attila (or link up and play simultaneously with a friend as Genghis) through various devious levels. The goal of each level is to eat enough Nibbleys (round creatures which come in assorted flavors including balloons, jellyfish, joggers, and more) to earn enough tail segments. When your snake has enough segments, its body will flash, and you can weigh yourself to open the exit gate and progress to the next level.

Each level has a time limit of 99 seconds - if this runs out, a giant ax will appear, chasing after your snake until it eventually destroys it. To prevent this from occurring, you can collect clocks which add another 30 seconds to your time limit. You can also collect power ups such as increased jump height, tongue extensions, and diamonds which briefly make you invincible.

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Sneaky Snakes Game Boy These clams race back and forth quickly
Sneaky Snakes Game Boy Don't stay in the water too long, or else you'll be bitten by a shark!
Sneaky Snakes Game Boy Sometimes an extra life will be a fake, turning into a bomb and exploding
Sneaky Snakes Game Boy These mushrooms can be hopped on three times to destroy them

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Joystick (French) Dec, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Oct, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Video Games Jan, 1993 69 out of 100 69
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Oct, 1991 650 out of 1000 65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jul, 1991 21 out of 40 52

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Ben K (23053) added Sneaky Snakes (Game Boy) on Aug 05, 2006