Battletoads

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Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
...
3.9
NES
82
4.0
Genesis
73
3.6
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Description

The Dark Queen has attacked and kidnapped (toadnapped?) your best buddy. To make matters worse, she nabbed the best looking girl around! So, what will you do? Cry? Whimper? Hide? Call the Starcops? NO! Cause you're a Battletoad! Battletoads don't cry, hide or call for help! And they certainly don't whimper! They get MAD then they get EVEN! So grab your blaster, hop on the Toadster and go get 'em!

You will control a battletoad through various levels. Some are side-scrolling beat-em-ups, other are vertical drops down a shaft, fighting as you go, others have you riding a rocket or surfboard, shooting or avoiding enemies. At the end of each area, there is a boss. In some areas, about half-way through, you may have a mini-boss.

Screenshots

Battletoads Amiga Using its fireball to flame enemies
Battletoads NES Whatever that's supposed to be!?
Battletoads NES Impressive drawing (consider it's NES)
Battletoads Game Gear Axe wielding baddie

Alternate Titles

  • "バトルトード" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Perhaps the ultimate challenge for the NES NES Multimedia Mike (17701)
So difficult! NES ashley clifford (3)
A tough NES game NES Scott G (729)
A funny, weird, aggravating, and quite difficult game NES Feem (45)
The hardest game of all time? NES Patrick Connors (4)
Impossiblest game ever NES Bregalad (938)
Bad design, nothing more. NES Katharian Berg (19)

Critic Reviews

VideoGame NES Aug, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Hobby Consolas NES Feb, 1993 94 out of 100 94
Mean Machines NES Apr, 1992 93 out of 100 93
Play Time NES Jul, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Power Play Genesis May, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Dec, 1993 7.3 out of 10 73
Play Time Genesis Jun, 1993 41 out of 100 41
The DOS Spirit NES Sep 02, 2011 2 out of 6 33
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Amiga CD32 Sep 25, 2005 3 out of 10 30
Amiga Power Amiga CD32 Oct, 1994 6 out of 100 6

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Trivia

Music

On level 9 (Terra Tubes), you'll hear the same music as level 5 (Surf City) in the NES version, but you'll hear the same music as level 8 (Intruder Excluder) in the Genesis version. It's the only place where the musics doesn't match between the various versions.

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