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Description

One day while Maru and Cori are taking a walk in Central Park, a strange thing happens. Out of nowhere this weird looking guy shows up and waylays the unsuspecting couple. Before Maru can respond, the weird looking guy and Cori vanish without a trace, leaving Maru behind wondering what in the world just happened.

Maru's Mission is a side scrolling action game. Traveling throughout the world from such locations as the USA and Romania, you fight mythological monsters such as Isis and Dracula.

Maru can shoot sparks in rapid succession and can also get access to a variety of powerful different weapons. Maru can collect hearts to replenish his health and jump to avoid obstacles or dodge enemies. Levels are usually finished by defeating a level boss which sometimes earns a new weapon.

Screenshots

Maru's Mission Game Boy The level boss in Brazil is also from Greek mythology. This time it's Keberos, spelled Kelbelos in the game.
Maru's Mission Game Boy The mid-boss, the Sphinx, wants you to solve a riddle.
Maru's Mission Game Boy Brazil, stage 2 is the graveyard set again.
Maru's Mission Game Boy Intro: Cori and Maru in the park

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Alternate Titles

  • "おいらじゃじゃ丸!世界大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Oira Jajamaru! Sekai Daibōken" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Play Time Game Boy Sep, 1992 81 out of 100 81
Play Time Game Boy Sep, 1991 70 out of 100 70
VideoGame Game Boy Aug, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Game Boy Feb, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Video Games Game Boy Sep, 1991 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Jun, 1991 5.4 out of 12 45

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Contributed to by Daniel Maxwell (1984) and Michael Cassidy (21009)