3 1/2 stars from Computer Gaming World
3 stars from CD-ROM Today
Silver - Arcade Game Title from New Media's
1996 Invision Awards
Beast to Beast Combat
The evil Toadman is breeding toads and setting them loose on the city. In an
effort to control panic and smash the growing toad menace, the "General"
created Battle Beasts, the ultimate in home protection, who morph into
ferocious toad killers, programmed to destroy.
Kill deadly toads while fighting defective renegade Battle Beasts
head-to-head to gain power and points. Learn strategies as you fight through
nine scenarios of increasing difficulty on your way to meeting up with the evil
Toadman in a rousing final battle to the death.
Spectacular gameplay that blows away Mortal Kombat Street Fighter and Primal
100 deadly battle moves such as reverse sweeps, roundhouse kicks, quick blocks
armed weapons into flame thrower, pulverizing plasma, missiles, sonic waves and
dozens of hidden secret moves and strategies.
through nine war zones.
lethal secrets hidden in bonus and power-up rooms.
against your computer or friends.
head-to-head over networks or modems.
interactive taunts at your opponent.
multiple areas of each battle zone and move freely in the Z-axis.
frames of movie-quality animation, mind blowing special effects and awesome
an advanced computer brain that learns and reacts to your fighting style.
IBM or compatible 486 33MHz or greater with minimum of 8 MB or RAM (486 66
MHz recommended). 256-color display, mouse and CD-ROM drive. MPC compatible
sound card and amplified speakers. DOS 3.3 with Windows 3.1 or later. Joystick
CD-ROM Today, December 1995
"It's obvious from the start that this game is inspired by Saturday morning
cartoons, and the fluid animations that introduce each game really set it
apart. The premise is as goofy as the visuals: The evil Toadman is sending his
hoards of rampaging toads loose on the city, and the General has created Battle
Beasts for home protection."
"Appearing at first like warm, fuzzy little critters, the beasts morph into
killer warriors to do combat with other renegade creatures, as well as the
Computer Gaming World, November 1995
"There are six different arenas for beast-to-beast combat including an
alley, a junk yard and a basement, to name a few. Rather than just popping into
each arena, there's a bit of arcade action as you race your opponent through
the murky brown waterslide of the city's sewer system. Whee!"
"Beat your opponent into the arena and you'll get a few seconds to whack
toads, grab power-ups and look around for secret doors."
"Battle Beast offers several interesting additions to the standard
fighting-game fare, and the game's Loony Tunes nature is a welcome breath of
humor in an otherwise dark genre."
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