Q*bert 3

a game by RealTime Associates
Genre: Action
Platform: SNESSNES
Editor Rating: 5.1/10, based on 3 reviews, 4 reviews are shown
User Rating: 4.0/10 - 1 vote
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Q*bert 3
Q*bert 3
Q*bert 3
Q*bert 3

Q-Bert is back! For veteran arcade gamers that should warm the cockles of your hearts and hearken you back to the when space was being invaded and Street Fighter was tl bad guy outside the arcade that you tried to avoid, ago, Q-Bert resurfaced as a NES and Game Boy game, but this SNES incarnation really shows Q-Bert's colors.

ET Syndrome

Although Q-Bert is a furry alien, he's really cute, and he only swears occasionally. As Q-Bert you hop around the tops of different geometric shapes that have checkerboard surfaces. You must change the color of the surfaces to a target color. Sometimes it can take up to five hops on a single surface to display the target color. Sound simple? If so, well, the concept IS simple. However, this version tosses mind-boggling programming and great tunes at you, too.

Our Little Q-Bert's Grown Up

In the arcade version, you hopped across a pyramid-shaped board. Q-Bert 3 features 100 uniquely shaped boards to slap your color-changing feet on. In addition, the old arcade cast of them's enemies (including those pesky foes, Coily and Frogg) and objects are complemented by things that both help and hinder your chromatic conquest.

Q-Bert 3's visual surprise lies in the psychedelic background patterns that whirl and pulsate relentlessly. The graphics are some of the most innovative and impressive backgrounds ever!

Three's a Magic Number

If you liked Q-Bert in the arcades, Q-Bert 3 is a must. For a puzzler, it doesn't top the IQ requirement scale, but you've gotta have pretty fast reflexes. Good sound and outstanding graphics make this game jump. Hop on over to Q-Bert's pad!

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System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP
  • Pentium II (or equivalent) 266MHz (500MHz recommended), RAM: 64MB (128MB recommended), DirectX v8.0a or later must be installed

Game Reviews

Q*Bert 3 for the 16-bit Super NES system takes the classic Q*Bert arcade game theme to new heights, with an amazing variety of eye-popping, multiscreen worlds. Along with the old familiar cast of characters, Q*Bert 3 introduces a whole universe of new enemies, obstacles ond items.

Remember when Q-bert was the hottest game in the arcades? He's the strange little character who lives in a geometric world avoiding nasties like Coliy. Slick. Ugg and Wrong Way, among others. Now. CTbert is hopping to your Super NES in Q-bert 3! This time, Q-bert bops across three-dimensional graphics to stereo sound effects. In addition to the usual line up of enemies, there are some new faces to watch out for. such as frogs and pipes that spit out dangerous bouncing balls! Add a pause mode and other features and you get a wild new adventure unlike anything you've seen before!

The legendary character from the arcades is back in a new Super Nintendo game! Q*Bert is a weird little critter who lives in a world filled with geometric shapes. Qbert's strange domain has been invaded by other creatures like Froggy, Coily, Slick and Ugg who are out to make Qbert's life unpleasant! Help Q*bert's hop from tile to tile while avoiding the many enemies that appear!

People say:

4.0

First off, I must say that I am a big fan of the original Q*bert (I played it for 40 hours straight once). This enhancement of the original would be extremely cool, if the controls and interface weren't so poor. It quickly becomes frustrating when our on-screen hero fails to respond to the appropriate joypad moves. Too bad.

6.0

Wow, Q*Bert! At first my thoughts flashed back to the horrible control problems that plagued previous attempts but with four different ways of setting up the jumping in this version, it is good to say that NTVIC has a great playing game. The new enemies add more variety to the game play. Nice backgrounds!

6.0

I can't help thinking back to old days when plain stacked cubes were high end graphic technology. Anyway, this cart looks and plays like the classic coin-op with a few new twists. The backgrounds are awesome and Mode effects are evident almost everywhere. Controls take getting used to but the game is still fun.

5.0

Q*bert is not happy, to be sure! The 16-bit version of this sad tale is lacking in serious game play! Sure, the playing field is cool, and the options are better, but you are talking some serious repetition here! Yikes! Boring quickly becomes the first thing on your mind as you see the same thing over and over and over and over...

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