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In this 15-level action game the player is Bubsy the bobcat, who has to defeat the Woolies the aliens, which steal balls of yarn. There are five different locations such as jungle, wild west, etc., where the player has to jump and land on their enemies to kill them. Each time to finish the level the player has to defeat the boss, who sits in an alien ship.


Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind Genesis Chapter 1
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind Genesis Attacked by two enemies
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Out in the desert, riding a train that is carrying a giraffe
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES A carnival-themed level

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Alternate Titles

  • "やまねこバブジーの大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Yamaneko Bubsy no Daibōken" -- Japanese title
  • "Bubsy in Krallende Begegnungen der Pelzigen Art" -- German title
  • "Bubsy dans recontres de troisième griffe" -- French title

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User Reviews

Bubsy, you can't pick-up, you can't throw, punch, kick, claw, scratch, bite or gouge. What's the deal? SNES So Hai (371)
A Rip-off of Sonic, but a good Rip-off....? SNES JohnLennon224 (16)
Lost it's shine over the years... Genesis Kid Fraser (16)
AWESOME GAME :-) SNES Agahnim the Wizard (2)

Critic Reviews

Mean Machines Genesis Sep, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Nintendo Magasinet (Denmark) SNES 1993 8 out of 10 80
Power Play SNES Aug, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Video Games SNES Aug, 1993 70 out of 100 70
1UP! SNES Dec 12, 2010 66 out of 100 66
High Score Genesis Nov, 1993 3 out of 5 60
Svenska Hemdatornytt SNES Nov, 1993 55 out of 100 55
All Game Guide Genesis 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50 Genesis Mar 26, 2007 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jan 04, 2006 F 0


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Accolade tried to make Bubsy a Sonic-Killer, he even got a TV Show (although it only lasted one episode.) You can tell, because they tried to give Bubsy a attitude, and a wit.


The title hints at Steven Spielberg's film Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


  • Parent's Choice Approval
    • 1993 - Winner
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