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|Puzzle Bobble 2X|
This game has unused playable characters.
A holiday themed version of Puzzle Bobble 2 with MORE* and HARDER levels.
*Only in the X mode.
- 4Unused Region Settings
Much like Puzzle Bobble 2, you can select the playable character in both Puzzle and VS CPU modes when holding specific button combinations at the map screen. You can even select the characters left over from Bust a Move Again, since the ROM is always the same for every region!
The button combinations are different between 2 and 2X, but in the latter the list of available characters is much more complete.
|VS CPU Stage||Character||Code|
|Practice 1||Gaago||1P + A + Down|
|Practice 2||Kajaku||1P + A + Left + Down|
|Normal 1||Monsta||1P + Up|
|Normal 2||Packy||1P + Up + Right|
|Normal 3||Woolen||1P + Right|
|Normal 4||Picard||1P + Right + Down|
|Normal 5||Garaniyo||1P + Down|
|Normal 6||Chun-Chun||1P + Left + Down|
|Normal 8||Maita||1P + Up + Left|
|Normal 9||Dorabo||1P + A + Up|
|Normal 10||Chokkinta||1P + A + Up + Right|
|Normal 11||Mecha Bubblen||Nothing|
|Normal 12||Drunk||1P + A + Right + Down|
These characters are unused in this game. Two of them are used, however, in Bust-a-Move Again.
|Bust-a-Move Again Player||Hands||1P + A + Left||This character uses a cannon.|
|Bust-a-Move Again CPU||Computer||1P + A + Up + Left||This character uses a cannon. Sound effects are different compared to Bust-a-Move Again.|
|Unused||Sketch Bubblun||1P + A||It uses Bub/Bob's sound effects and palette depending on player. Character ID invalid in Puzzle Bobble 2.|
Even with the Character Select button combinations, there is one unused character that is unavailable through normal means:
A pink rabbit with a striking similarity to Sonic.
Put the following code in MAME's pbobble2x.xml cheat file and activate it to play as this character.
Notably, he actually appears in Puzzle Bobble 2's title screen and in the VS CPU Hard Ending, but in that game there is no valid character ID for the character.
Much like the other Puzzle Bobble games on the Taito F3, this screen appears whenever the game crashes.
Unused Region Settings
Since the game was never released outside Japan, these region settings are unused.
Bust-a-Move Again Mode
When the game region is set to US, the game behaves like Bust-a-Move Again, a leftover from Puzzle Bobble 2.
Other than the missing US-specific music, this mode clearly wasn't updated as:
- The title screen hasn't been updated.
- There are some palette errors, like with the pointer machinery.
- Puzzle Bobble characters can still be seen in some screens.
- After the Merry Christmas/Happy New Year demo ends the game crashes.
- Test Mode settings are slightly broken. Play Price can't be selected: the cursor goes over an invisible option instead.
Snes Bubble Bobble Rom
Snes Games For Mac
In this mode the game plays normally, except it has English text.
Bubble Bobble Rom Snes For Mac Emulator
A list of internal sound names can be found fragmented on various ROM chips.
|The Bubble Bobble series|
|Arcade||Bubble Bobble (Prototype) • Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 • Bubble Symphony • Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III|
|NES||Bubble Bobble • Bubble Bobble Part 2 • Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 (US/Japan, Europe)|
Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III
|Sega Master System||Bubble Bobble • Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2|
|DOS||Bubble Bobble • Bubble Bobble also featuring Rainbow Islands|
|Sharp X68000||Bubble Bobble|
|TurboGrafx-16||Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III|
|TurboGrafx-CD||Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2|
|Genesis||Rainbow Islands Extra|
|FM Towns||Bubble Bobble • Rainbow Islands Extra|
|Game Gear||Bubble Bobble|
|Game Boy (Color)||Bubble Bobble • Bubble Bobble Part 2|
|Sega Saturn||Bubble Bobble also featuring Rainbow Islands|
|Game Boy Advance||Bubble Bobble: Old & New|
|Nintendo DS||Bubble Bobble Revolution|
|Arcade||Puzzle Bobble 2X|
|PlayStation||Bust-A-Move 4 (Prototype)|
|Nintendo 64||Bust-A-Move 2 Arcade Edition • Bust-A-Move '99|
|Game Boy (Color)||Bust-A-Move 2: Arcade Edition • Bust-A-Move 3 DX • Bust-A-Move 4 • Bust-A-Move Millennium|
|PlayStation 2||Super Bust-A-Move • Super Bust-A-Move 2|
|Nintendo DS||Bust-A-Move DS|