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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 SNES The cactus certifies that this is the desert
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Title screen (Japanese version)
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES A carnival-themed level
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Transporting using a secret passageway

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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

Power Unlimited SNES Sep, 1993 9 out of 10 90
Play Time SNES Jul, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Mean Machines Genesis Sep, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Super Play (UK) SNES Aug, 1993 77 out of 100 77
Mega Fun Genesis Sep, 1993 76 out of 100 76
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 Genesis Mar 26, 2007 5 out of 10 50 SNES Apr, 2003 1.9 out of 10 19


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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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