1001 Video Games
Puyo Pop Fever
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
This was the last game that SEGA released for its Dreamcast system.
References to the game
In the 6th episode of Genshiken
, an anime about otaku lifestyle, in order to attract her otaku boyfriend's attention, Saki Kasukabe tried to learn how to play a game for the first time in her life. The Genshiken club suggested her a simple game to master - Puyo Puyo Fever
. However, on the next day, when they played the game together, her boyfriend Kousaka, being totally oblivious of her intentions, scored chains of puyos with unbelievable skill and won without problems. Defeated, Saki gave up on this idea and swore to never play a game again.