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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.


Battletoads Amiga CD32 Title screen.
Battletoads Amiga Hurling a huge rock at the machine
Battletoads Amiga Level 4
Battletoads Amiga Plan A

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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 (19813)
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 (963)
Bad design, nothing more. NES Katharian Berg (19)

Critic Reviews

Mean Machines NES Apr, 1992 93 out of 100 93
Video Games & Computer Entertainment NES May, 1991 9 out of 10 90
Play Time Genesis 1993 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Genesis May, 1993 83 out of 100 83
GamePro (US) Game Gear Feb, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Boy Jul, 1993 31 out of 40 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Apr, 1993 30 out of 40 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga CD32 Aug, 1994 6 out of 12 50
Play Time Amiga CD32 Aug, 1994 27 out of 100 27
Amiga CD32 Gamer Amiga CD32 Aug, 1994 22 out of 100 22


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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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