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Description

Alleyway is a basic Breakout variant. As Mario, the player must control a "podship" and deflect the ball towards the mass of blocks. Hitting a block will either weaken or destroy it. Once all the blocks are destroyed, the level is complete.

The game uses a small number of repeating tables along with twists such as horizontal rotation, periodical vertical drop of the entire mass of blocks, etc.

Screenshots

Alleyway Game Boy First stage on Super Game Boy
Alleyway Game Boy Getting the ball up to the top removes more blocks
Alleyway Game Boy Title screen on Super Game Boy. Alleyway is one of the games that is internally detected and assigned one of the predefined palettes.
Alleyway Game Boy A different pattern of blocks

Promo Images

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Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "アレイウエイ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A fun, classic game on the Game Boy Game Boy AaronGamer (45)
Quite horrible really. Game Boy Tomer Gabel (4646)

Critic Reviews

Nintendo Acción Game Boy 1993 80 out of 100 80
VideoGame Game Boy Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Player One Game Boy Oct, 1990 75 out of 100 75
The Game Hoard Game Boy Apr 18, 2018 4 out of 7 57
Zero Game Boy Apr, 1990 53 out of 100 53
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Boy Sep, 1989 20 out of 40 50
RetroGame Man Game Boy Mar 13, 2016 4 out of 10 40
Gamegravy Nintendo 3DS Jul 15, 2011 3.5 out of 10 35
Mean Machines Game Boy Nov, 1990 33 out of 100 33
Imperium Gier Game Boy Feb 12, 2002 3 out of 10 30

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