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Description

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine is a version of Puyo Puyo with a storyline involving characters from the Sonic the Hedgehog games. The evil Dr. Robotnik decides to turn the citizens of Beanville into robots. It's up to the player to save them from their doom. The player drops pairs of beans into the dungeons, trying to create groups of four in matching colors. He or she must challenge Dr. Robotnik's robots to a battle and defeat them, and eventually face the Eggman himself.

Screenshots

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Main menu
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Game Gear Funny title screen
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Humpty introduces another colour
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System Frankly is defeated

Promo Images

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Screenshot
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Screenshot
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Screenshot
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Dr. Robotnik and his Mean Bean Machine" -- French Genesis title
  • "동글이 퇴치작전 (뿌요뿌요)" -- Korean spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Players Genesis Mar, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Mega Fun SEGA Master System Jul, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Dec, 1993 38 out of 50 76
IGN Genesis Dec 11, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Defunct Games Game Gear Apr 10, 2005 74 out of 100 74
Megablast Genesis Jun, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Sega-16.com Genesis Jun 27, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 12, 2006 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
GameZebo Windows Oct 08, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
SuperGamePower SEGA Master System Dec, 1994 3 out of 5 60

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Development

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine is actually a conversion by Compile of their game Puyo Puyo for the U.S. market. In 1995 there was also a Puyo Puyo conversion released for the SNES called Kirby's Avalanche.
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