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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 13 levels (five of which are missing from the Game Boy port). 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 NES The Arctic Caverns, level 4, comprise the obligatory platformer ice level, but done exceptionally well-- this is a malicious snowman
Battletoads NES At the top of the tower
Battletoads Genesis How about warping 2 levels
Battletoads Game Boy Map

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Alternate Titles

  • "Battletoads in Ragnarok's World" -- Game Boy title
  • "バトルトード" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Perhaps the ultimate challenge for the NES NES Multimedia Mike (19762)
So difficult! NES ashley clifford (3)
A tough NES game NES Scott G (794)
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 (968)
Bad design, nothing more. NES Katharian Berg (19)

Critic Reviews

Video Games & Computer Entertainment NES May, 1991 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Genesis May, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Play Time Game Gear Jun, 1994 81 out of 100 81
Video Games Game Gear Jun, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Random Access NES 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Amiga CD32 Sep 25, 2005 3 out of 10 30
Play Time Amiga CD32 Aug, 1994 27 out of 100 27
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Jul, 1994 19 out of 100 19
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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