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Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands (XSX) game cover art
Platform: NES
Tags: Action, Platformer
Developer: Taito Corporation
More Platforms: Game Boy Color, Turbografx-CD
AKA: Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (JP)

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Staff Reviews

Rainbow Islands review

Reviewed January 08, 2013

Rhody Tobin says: "This is the game where the Bubble Bobble timeline splits into two, like Zelda."
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Reader Reviews

Rainbow Islands review

Reviewed April 25, 2004

kingbroccoli says: "A quick glance at Rainbow Islands and one could easily pass it off as a run-of-the-mill platformer, nothing out of the ordinary. However upon closer inspection the game lends itself to a higher train of thought, something with a little bit more substance. Indeed this harmless little title appears to be a heartfelt call by a software developing company who care about their planet, a cry for world peace! It’s not just about hoarding treasure and climbing level after level for personal benefit; a g..."
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Rainbow Islands review

Reviewed January 07, 2005

mariner says: "A while back, I had the coolest idea ever. Rather than a side scrolling platformer, I would make a vertical scrolling game. Jumping from platform to platform is what truly defines how fun a Mario clone is, and so how about a game where you're jumping all the time? How about a game where your goal is to climb a tower, constantly going up? It's brilliant! Forever climbing, you will feel the satisfaction of a well timed jump far more often than in Mario or Sonic. And best of all, it's never b..."
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Rainbow Islands review

Reviewed March 25, 2008

wolfqueen001 says: "You’re a rainbow-wielding, dream world conquering sorcerer. Yes, like a perverted recreation of some schoolgirl’s favorite fantasy, you wield mighty rainbows of death which can kill or trap all manner of malicious beasts, turning them into delicious snacks, peculiar knickknacks and other random paraphernalia. Collecting these scores you points, which, when amassed, award you extra lives and power-ups."
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