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Category Description User Score
AI The quality of the game's intelligence, usually for the behavior of opponents. 4.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 4.4
Graphics The visual quality of the game 3.6
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 4.1
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.9
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they are executed. This rating is used for every game except compilations and special editions which don't have unique game content not available in a standalone game or DLC. 4.0
Overall User Score (6 votes) 4.0

Critic Reviews

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Defunct Games (Jan 15, 2005)
I hate it, but it's good, you see? Its easy to play, tremendous fun, has several modes of play to keep you busy and an infuriatingly manic 2 player mode. This might be the game that finally convinces you to buy a Link Cable and beg a chum to make a purchase. A great game, just a great game I hate. Buy it and enjoy it.
Power Unlimited (Dec, 1999)
PBM is een erg leuk spel. Een beetje van het kaliber Tetris, en dus enorm verslavend. Het verschilt weinig van de eerder genoemde varianten, maar als de Neo Geo Pocket je eerste spelcomputer is, dan mag deze game niet in je collectie ontbreken!
Video Games (Oct, 1999)
Dieses simple, aber geniale Konzept reizt immer wieder zu einem Spiel, ob nun gegen den Computer, im Puzzle- oder Survivor-Modus. Hinterhältige Combo-Strafen für den menschlichen Gegner sorgen zudem für Würze. Dummerweise sind die zwölf Mini-Kugeln farblich nur bei direkter Sonneneinstrahlung auf den Screen eindeutig zu erkennen, im Schatten werdet ihr euch ziemlich schwer tun (deshalb der Punktabzug).
Portable Review (Sep 25, 2007)
Then there’s replay. On the surface, this game seems to have a lot going for it: it’s a well-made port of a classic puzzle game, it has a variety of game mode – each of which offers a unique take on the engine, and it has both lasting power and casual potential. Of course, as time marches on, so does progress. Newer incarnations of BAM have been released on portables, with additional game modes – BAM Ghost on the PSP comes quickly to mind. Still, for the time, this was definitely the best handheld port Taito’s prominent puzzler ever received.
Graphiquement en tout point fidèle à la version originale en arcade (eh oui !), cette version NGPC ne souffre en fait que d’une chose : on ne distingue pas très bien certaines couleurs des autres ! Même sur les consoles noir et blanc, l’utilisation de motifs n’est pas aussi gênante que sur Game Boy, grâce à la taille relativement conséquente de l’écran. Sans oublier une maniabilité quasi parfaite grâce au minijoystick. Indéniablement, la meilleure version sur toutes consoles portatives confondues !
Random Access (Jun 21, 2013)
The bottom line is that if you like Bust-A-Move (and you actually own a Neo-Geo Pocket Color), it's a decent investment, provided you don't mind the obvious downgrade in visuals, audio, and to an extent, gameplay, given the smaller screen. It's not terribly inaccurate, however; I found that it played true to its more grandiose big-screen counterparts, so it's at least faithful. There are indeed more attractive portable Bust-A-Move options at your fingertips, but if the Neo-Geo Pocket Color is your only option, then go ahead and bust that move.