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DescriptionChew Man Fu has set a curse to rob the world of fried rice, egg rolls and all its other favourite foods. To stop him you must work through 550 rounds, clearing them by placing four different coloured balls into the appropriately-coloured hole.
Gameplay is something of a Pengo variant, as the single-screen levels are inhabited by enemies, who can be killed by firing one of the balls at them at speed. When it hits one it will continue moving in the same direction, rebounding off walls if neccessary, and pushing you backwards slightly if it comes back to you - but it can be instantaneously brought back under control. Blocks can also be moved at a more casual speed, including round corners. Once a block is placed onto its spot, it can be used again as a weapon. The levels are in a maze style, and parts of this can be opened up. The game also includes a small bonus Kick-Ball game for 2 players, which doubles as practice with the control system.
- "Be Ball" -- Japanese title
Part of the Following Groups
|Sokoban made fun.||Will Ford (6)||unrated|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||May, 1990||9.8 out of 12||82|
|Defunct Games||Jun 04, 2006||B||75|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Aug, 1990||71 out of 100||71|
|Retro Archives||Jun 17, 2021||14 out of 20||70|
|PC Engine Gamer||Jul, 2012||693 out of 1000||69|
|Video Game Den||Apr 07, 2011||60|
|All Game Guide||1998||60|
|Power Play||Jun, 1990||51 out of 100||51|
|Random Access||Feb 15, 2014||4 out of 10||40|
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Martin Smith (75931) added Chew Man Fu (TurboGrafx-16) on May 19, 2005