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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 Genesis Tutorial
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Genesis Main menu
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Genesis The right screen if your computer opponent, who will throw onto your screen gray "refugee" beans from time to time. Such beans can't be grouped, unlike the colored ones, and make the game more difficult than a usual Tetris
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine SEGA Master System High score list

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

The Video Game Critic Genesis Oct 19, 1999 A- 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) SEGA Master System Jun, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Power Sonic SEGA Master System Apr 05, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Retro Archives Genesis Feb 15, 2019 18 out of 20 90
Joypad SEGA Master System Feb, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Play Time SEGA Master System Aug, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Jan 21, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Defunct Games Game Gear Apr 10, 2005 74 out of 100 74
SuperGamePower SEGA Master System Dec, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 12, 2006 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 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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