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Detana!! TwinBee (TurboGrafx-16)

Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 Title screen


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Another top-down shooter in the TwinBee series of "cute'em ups".

Detana!! Introduces for the first time the characters behind the TwinBee & WinBee fighters, Pastel and Light, and chronicles their journey to save Princess Melora from an evil force that threatens the world. Nevertheless its still all about shooting the heck out of surreal and cute enemies through 6 stages of vertically-scrolling action.

Power-ups and upgrades can be gained by shooting the colored bells that some enemies leave behind until they stay the color you want them to, with many combinations possible. A new charge-shot feature has been added to your basic arsenal, and the game features single and 2-player cooperative gameplay.


Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 A pink elephant
Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 Game Over
Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 destroy the chickens before they start running around aimlessly
Detana!! TwinBee TurboGrafx-16 The first stage. Use bombs to attack enemies on ground.

Alternate Titles

  • "出たな!!ツインビー" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Bells & Whistles" -- International title

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Video Game Den Jun 30, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) May, 1992 88 out of 100 88
IGN Mar 31, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Video Games May, 1992 3 out of 5 60


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Zovni (9321) added Detana!! TwinBee (TurboGrafx-16) on Jun 14, 2007
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