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In this 15-level action game the player is Bubsy the bobcat, who has to defeat the Woolies the aliens, which steal balls of yarn. There are five different locations such as jungle, wild west, etc., where the player has to jump and land on their enemies to kill them. Each time to finish the level the player has to defeat the boss, who sits in an alien ship.


Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Out in the desert, riding a train that is carrying a giraffe
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Title Screen
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Transporting using a secret passageway
Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind SNES Running on the roller coaster

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Alternate Titles

  • "やまねこバブジーの大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Yamaneko Bubsy no Daibōken" -- Japanese title
  • "Bubsy in Krallende Begegnungen der Pelzigen Art" -- German title
  • "Bubsy dans recontres de troisième griffe" -- French title

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User Reviews

Bubsy, you can't pick-up, you can't throw, punch, kick, claw, scratch, bite or gouge. What's the deal? So Hai (371) 2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars2.83 Stars
A Rip-off of Sonic, but a good Rip-off....? JohnLennon224 (16) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
AWESOME GAME :-) Agahnim the Wizard (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Sep, 1993 9 out of 10 90
Play Time Jul, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Magazine System UK Jul, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Mega Fun Jun, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Super Play (UK) Aug, 1993 77 out of 100 77
Video Games Aug, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Nintendo Land 2003 67 out of 100 67
1UP! Dec 12, 2010 66 out of 100 66
Svenska Hemdatornytt Nov, 1993 55 out of 100 55 Apr, 2003 1.9 out of 10 19


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Accolade tried to make Bubsy a Sonic-Killer, he even got a TV Show (although it only lasted one episode.) You can tell, because they tried to give Bubsy a attitude, and a wit.


The title hints at Steven Spielberg's film Close Encounters of the Third Kind.


  • Parent's Choice Approval
    • 1993 - Winner
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POMAH (53508) added Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind (SNES) on Aug 20, 2002
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