DescriptionThis sequel to Rainbow Islands sees a return to the gameplay of Bubble Bobble, but with Bub and Bob in their now-human forms.
The boys must clear a series of screens of bad guys - who take slightly more esoteric forms than the angry caterpillars from Rainbow Islands - and again pick up a whole bunch of power-ups.
But this time they're armed with umbrellas! Oh, okay then, parasols...
- "Parasol Stars: The Story of Rainbow Islands 2" -- Amiga/Atari ST Title
- "Parasol Stars: Rainbow Islands II" -- UK Game Boy title
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The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||Nov, 1991||5 out of 5||100|
|Video Game Den||Feb 16, 2013||100|
|Joystick (French)||Apr, 1991||92 out of 100||92|
|Retrogaming.it||Mar 17, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|All Game Guide||2007||80|
|GamesAreFun.com (GAF)||Apr 26, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Defunct Games||Oct 14, 2007||75 out of 100||75|
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C64 versionA C64 version was put into development by Ocean and even advertised. Unfortunately, Colin Porch's (programmer) hard drive was thrown out of a window by his wife, and development could not be resumed to meet the deadline.
Free Amiga demoOcean published a four-level demo for the Amiga version of this game, which is now freeware. It is still available for download here.
- ST Format
- January 1993 (issue #42) - #50 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list
Related Web Sites
- Parasol Stars @ Bubble Bobble HQ (Describes Parasol Stars. Not limited to the Amiga version of the game. Has related downloads.)