DescriptionThe three battletoads Zitz, Rash and Pimple are in Tibet to witness the presentation of the Psicone Gamescape, a virtual reality machine. All of a sudden a monster jumps out of the gameworld, captures both the Psicone CEO's daughter & Zitz and takes them back into the Gamescape. Of course Rash and Pimple will have to enter the Gamescape and rescue them.
Battletoads in Battlemaniacs is another game in the Battletoads series by Rare. Much like its predecessor, it blends fighting game elements (in the style of Double Dragon) with other kinds of gameplay, like racing levels, "snake riding" levels and such. There are some bonus levels between some of the regular ones, where the player can collect extra lives.
Buddies can team up and defeat the opposition together in the two coop-modes available. In mode A, players can hit each other while in mode B, they can't.
- "Battlemaniacs" -- Sega Master System Title
Part of the Following Groups
|The battletoads series goes to the wrong direction||Bregalad (914)|
|A masochistic exercise||GTramp (28936)|
The Press Says
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Jul 23, 2005||9.5 out of 10||95|
|GamePro (US)||Jul, 1993||4.5 out of 5||90|
|Mega Fun||Sep, 1993||77 out of 100||77|
|Power Play||Sep, 1993||70 out of 100||70|
|All Game Guide||1998||70|
|Total!! UK Magazine||Oct, 1993||68 out of 100||68|
|1UP!||Oct 09, 2009||64 out of 100||64|
|Total! (Germany)||Sep, 1993||3 out of 6||60|
|The Video Game Critic||Sep 08, 2001||D+||33|
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ReferencesIn the ending cutscene, after the player defeats the Dark Queen, she says: "What strength! But don't forget there are many tyrants like me all over the world!", a reference to the message in Capcom's Street Fighter when one defeated opponent says: "What strength! But don't forget that there are many guys like you all over the world!"
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