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Description

This sequel to Rainbow Islands sees a return to the gameplay of Bubble Bobble, but with Bub and Bob in their now-human forms.

The boys must clear a series of screens of bad guys - who take slightly more esoteric forms than the angry caterpillars from Rainbow Islands - and again pick up a whole bunch of power-ups.

But this time they're armed with umbrellas! Oh, okay then, parasols...

Screenshots

Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III TurboGrafx-16 ...and pop it
Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III NES Boss
Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III NES Inside a factory
Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III NES There are heaps of food you can collect to score more points

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Alternate Titles

  • "Parasol Stars: The Story of Rainbow Islands 2" -- Amiga/Atari ST Title
  • "Parasol Stars: Rainbow Islands II" -- UK Game Boy title
  • "Parasol Stars: Rainbow Islands 2" -- UK (Amiga) title

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Critic Reviews

Video Game Den TurboGrafx-16 Feb 16, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1992 95 out of 100 95
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1994 93 out of 100 93
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1992 87 out of 100 87
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy May, 1993 10 out of 12 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jun, 1992 10 out of 12 83
GamesAreFun.com (GAF) TurboGrafx-16 Apr 26, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Defunct Games TurboGrafx-16 Oct 14, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx-16 Sep, 1991 24 out of 40 60

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Wrong "C64 version" trivia. 3 Alaka (78257)
Aug 01, 2015

Trivia

C64 version

A C64 version was put into development by Ocean and even advertised. Unfortunately, Colin Porch's (programmer) hard drive was thrown out of a window by his wife, and development could not be resumed to meet the deadline.

Free Amiga demo

Ocean published a four-level demo for the Amiga version of this game, which is now freeware. It is still available for download here.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1993 (issue #42) - #50 in '50 finest Atari ST games of all time' list
Information also contributed by Игги Друге.

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