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  • Summary: Rainbow Islands: Towering Adventure! is platform gaming at its most colorful. Control the rainbows to take you through the game's 10 seamlessly connected areas, as you climb from the earth to the far reaches of space. Conquer all 10 Areas in four different game modes, and customize yourRainbow Islands: Towering Adventure! is platform gaming at its most colorful. Control the rainbows to take you through the game's 10 seamlessly connected areas, as you climb from the earth to the far reaches of space. Conquer all 10 Areas in four different game modes, and customize your character's outfit with a range of quirky costumes that you can earn in the game. [Taito] Collapse
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  1. 72
    While this is a spiritual sequel to Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands is a little less memorable and a little less charming. It's still a good time but it doesn't have the fan base that its prequel has and this XBLA release won't change that fact.
  2. A fun and slightly addictive arcade title but with little in the way of an update from the original there are far better arcade games waiting for you at the 800 MS price point.
  3. The graphics and soundtrack are very good, meeting the target audience perfectly.
  4. Towering Adventure comes close to reinvigorating the Rainbow Islands formula, but this platformer is still tough to recommend.
  5. Official Xbox Magazine
    60
    Somewhat unresponsive, sluggish controls. [Nov 2009, p.78]
  6. X-ONE Magazine UK
    50
    Not bad. [Issue#53, p.105]
  7. An "update" of a classic that's only barely fun, and even then only for a little while. Stick with the original to get your rainbow-jumping jollies.