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Snow Brothers

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Description

Nick and Tom are two Princes living the dream with two beautiful princesses. When suddenly the evil King Scorch freezes Prince Nick and Tom and kidnaps the Princesses. Now Nick and Tom find themselves with abilities dealing with snow and ice. These two Snow Brothers will need to hunt down the evil King Scorch and rescue the princesses.

Snow Bros. is a fixed-screen platform game where players must defeat all enemies on each level (screen), 50 altogether. The Snow Bros use snow as their weapon, throwing it at the enemies to stun them. When lots of snow is thrown at an enemy, it becomes covered in a flurry and unable to move. These can be rolled into giant snowballs and pushed or kicked into other enemies. If left alone, enemies will eventually defrost and become angry at the player. The enemy filled snowballs are a much stronger weapon then the regular handful of snow and are the only effective weapon Nick and Tom have against the bosses.

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Snow Brothers Arcade Level 2
Snow Brothers Game Boy Japanese title screen
Snow Brothers NES Japanese title screen
Snow Brothers Genesis Continue screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Snow Bros. Nick & Tom" -- Genesis in-game title
  • "Snow Bros Jr." -- Game Boy in-game title
  • "スノーブラザーズ ニック&トム" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Pixel-Heroes.de Game Boy Jun, 2007 9 out of 10 90
HonestGamers NES Apr 15, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Game Boy Aug, 1991 90 out of 100 90
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis Jun 02, 2010 8 out of 10 80
All Game Guide NES 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) NES Nov, 1991 4 out of 5 80
Mean Machines Game Boy Aug, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Power Unlimited NES Sep, 1993 7.2 out of 10 72
Sega-16.com Genesis Sep 19, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Nintendo Power Magazine NES Nov, 1991 3.1 out of 5 62

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Trivia

Amiga version

Snow Bros. was due for release on the Amiga back in mid-1991, but was for some reason abandoned. The game was rediscovered and released for free by Amiga Games That Weren't in 2006.

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