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Bomberman Jetters cube Game Reviews
Bomberman Jetters
Critic Score
Metascore: 70 Metascore out of 100
User Score  
7.8 out of 10
based on 21 reviews
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The Hige Hige Bandits are going to destroy Planet Bomber by crashing their artifcial comet Dark Star into it. Bomberman must destroy the four powerful engines of Dark Star before it is too late! [Majesco]

PUBLISHER: Majesco Sales Inc.
DEVELOPER: Hudson Soft
GENRE(S): Action
ESRB RATING: E (Everyone)
RELEASE DATE: April 5, 2004

What The Critics Said

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Jetters may not have the multiplayer diversity of a Mario Party, but for primitive addiction, it plays to form.
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If you haven't ever played a Bomberman game before, add a whole point to the final score and you've got yourself a definite winner.
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Frictionless Insight
It also distinguishes itself among platformers by letting the player control the camera at all times.
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The control in the multiplayer mode is a bit better than in "Generations," which is a good thing, as "Generations" had some rather stiff control issues.
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Game Informer
I can't stress enough how chaotic and frenetic four-player matches are - you really have to play it to understand. [Dec 2003, p.158]
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There’s more than enough compelling features on this one disc to warrant a purchase, especially if you’re the kind of person who puts those extra few controllers to use as often as possible.
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Next Level Gaming
Personally, I think the game is worth it just for the multiplayer mode. I consider the single player mode an added bonus that you can play in your spare time.
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Bomberman fans aren't in for anything really new with Bomberman Jetters, but it's hard to knock yet another faithful adaptation of one of gaming's most successful gameplay formulas.
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Bomberman Jetters does offer a few new features but unfortunately not enough to substantially impact the gameplay.
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Nintendo Insider
The game now relies more on luck than actual skill and thinking; things such as mini-games, Charabom battles/merging and Coin Battle in Battle Mode have been taken out; and the game just seems too “cute” at times.
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Nintendo Power
Single-player action is packed with minigames. Multiplayer action presents classic Bomberman play with a host of new selectable characters. [Apr 2004, p.122]
Game Chronicles
Bomberman Jetters has its faults. Bad voice acting, dated graphics and a preternaturally challenging multiplayer AI all detract from the general experience it provides. However, they aren't enough to kill its charm, well-tuned gameplay and multiplayer allure.
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Inside Gamer Online
Along with the beautiful anime cutscenes comes horrible voice acting.
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Armchair Empire
If nothing else, it should satisfy gamers looking for a good party game and a little more lighthearted fun during their breaks away from their more serious games.
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If you're thinking about picking this game up for the single-player experience, think again. It's simple, primitive, and frankly, boring, a description that adequately illustrates the title's visuals, too.
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Worth Playing
The single player mode is one of the worst attempts at a Bomberman adventure yet, and the multiplayer mode is fun but still sits below the bar set by multiple Bomberman titles that have released over the years.
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The few ways in which Jetters differs from its predecessor don't improve upon the formula in any way; instead, there is a heavier focus on an insipidly lame storyline and an almost completely unnecessary second playable character.
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GMR Magazine
At times, the game's saccharine sensibilities make the challenges, though very real, hard to swallow.
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Cheat Code Central
It has become a generic version of itself through its re-birth. It's not worth more than a rental.
While the Bomberman franchise is chock full of potential, Bomberman Jetters squanders the good things it has going for it in order to serve up another dish of reprocessed mediocrity.
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A lackluster follow-up to the exceptional Generations, particularly because the enhancements here are non-existent.
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What Our Users Said

Vote Now! The average user rating for this game is 7.8 (out of 10) based on 6 User Votes
Note: User votes are NOT included in the Metascore calculation.

Bomberfurby gave it a 7:
Arrgh... this game blew my mind! The graphics are too anime-riffic (Story mode, I mean!), and what's with the voices? Some of them appear to be some other chacter's voices, but other then that, I'm impressed. My favirote character is Hindu Bandit (Did I spell that right?) no. 1. This game is suprising enough. Now... if only there were a music generator for the GameCube...

Stephen H. gave it a 10:
It's one mind-blowing game!

C. C. gave it a 10:
IT is Super great for multi player!

Mike R. gave it a 10:
This game is so crazy I can't even tell you. Pretty nuts though!!

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