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You have to help Mario cope with falling Goombas, Bloopers, Boo Buddies, and Piranha Plants. As they fall, catch them on trays. Switch and shuffle them to save the day. Stack two of a kind and they both disappear. Or capture a whole bunch between two eggshell halves. A different kind of Yoshi will appear depending on how many enemies are between the eggshell halves. There is a password feature to save your progress.


Yoshi NES Select game options
Yoshi Game Boy First level in progress.
Yoshi Game Boy Title screen.
Yoshi NES Characters are falling

Alternate Titles

  • "Yoshi: Pure Puzzle Panic with Yoshi and Friends" -- Game Boy + NES tag-lined title
  • "Yoshi no Tamago" -- Japanese Title
  • "Mario & Yoshi" -- European Title
  • "ヨッシーのたまご" -- Japanese Spelling

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User Reviews

Puzzle Game With A "Twist". NES So Hai (339)
My ALL-time favorite NES game! NES Dark Cloud (35)

The Press Says

N-Force Game Boy Aug, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 8.1 out of 10 81
GamesCollection Game Boy Nov 02, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Megablast Game Boy 1993 76 out of 100 76 (UK) Wii May 18, 2007 6 out of 10 60
NES Times NES Jul 19, 2009 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide NES 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Nintendo Life Wii May 17, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 40 NES May, 2006 4 out of 10 40
Total! (Germany) NES Apr, 1994 4.75 out of 6 25


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Title translation

The Japanese title translates into Yoshi's Egg.

Related Web Sites

  • Yoshi (Official site (Game Boy))
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