Bad Dudes (Zeebo)

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Description

Bad Dudes is a six-level action game originating in the arcades. The gameplay involving beating a succession of guys to complete the level, then an end-of-level bad guy. The action takes place on two different levels of the screen, which can be jumped across or navigated using ladders. Moves such as punches and kicks are on offer. The control method makes jumping sideways quite tricky.

Screenshots

Bad Dudes Zeebo Stage 3 takes place in the sewers. Some ninjas come from the water breathing through a straw, as can be seen here.
Bad Dudes Zeebo Stage 1 starts and here comes the very first ninja you have to fight.
Bad Dudes Zeebo The only thing added to this version are these pop up menus. Here, for instance, you select number of players, access the options menu, the help screen or exit the game.
Bad Dudes Zeebo Title screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Dragon-Ninja" -- MSX/ZX Spectrum in-game title
  • "Dragon Ninja" -- Japanese Famicom title
  • "DragonNinja" -- Alternate title
  • "Bad Dudes Vs Dragon Ninja" -- European NES title
  • "Bad Dudes vs. Dragon Ninja" -- Arcade title

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Trivia

President

The NES port of the game changed "President Ronnie" to simply "the President," possibly due to Nintendo's censorship protocol which restricted political content.

References

  • The guy that does the two sentence mission looks an awful lot like Duke Nukem doesn't he?
  • The first boss is actually Karnov, who was one of Data East's most popular characters.

Awards

  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • December 1989 (Issue 5) - Wimpiest Hostage in a Video Game (President Bush)
Information also contributed by Apogee IV and Dracula Marth.
chirinea (35495) added Bad Dudes (Zeebo) on Jul 27, 2010
Other platforms contributed by PCGamer77 (3013), chirinea (35495), KnockStump (974), Martin Smith (63071), LepricahnsGold (102247), *Katakis* (37880) and SebastianLi (46)