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  • Summary: Since its release in 1985, Bomberman has been a familiar party-battle game for many years. Now, Bomberman is coming back as "SUPER BOMBERMAN R" to Nintendo Switch. In SUPER BOMBERMAN R, the simple rule remains the same: operate the main character (Bomberman), place bombs, and battle withSince its release in 1985, Bomberman has been a familiar party-battle game for many years. Now, Bomberman is coming back as "SUPER BOMBERMAN R" to Nintendo Switch. In SUPER BOMBERMAN R, the simple rule remains the same: operate the main character (Bomberman), place bombs, and battle with enemies and rivals, but it's coming back in a modern style with 3D stages and photo-real graphics. You can enjoy battles with rivals from all over the world. There is "Battle" mode for maximum of 8 players, and single play "Story" mode (cooperative play for 2 players is possible as well) where players clear each stage one by one, with a big volume of 50 stages. Also, there is a new rule where the condition to clear the stage is not just by wiping out all the enemies. This simple but strategic game with new rules and 3D stages is fun for everyone, from children to adults. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 63
  2. Negative: 1 out of 63
  1. Mar 19, 2017
    80
    Super Bomberman R is the game that Switch needed at its beginning. Quick plays and lots of action with your friends in a very entertaining game that brings back the nostalgia.
  2. Mar 12, 2017
    74
    Super Bomberman R is the best multiplayer option right now for every Nintendo Switch owner. Sadly its main flaw is its input lag, that makes the online battles hard to play in some occasions. Still the 8 player on TV is as fun as in every other game of the franchise. Its single player campaign is fun but too short.
  3. Mar 9, 2017
    70
    Despite some flaws and a clear focus on multiplayer, Super Bomberman R is a good return to the roots of the franchise. Short on single player but endless fun with friends.
  4. Mar 7, 2017
    65
    Quotation forthcoming.
  5. Nintendo Force Magazine
    Apr 24, 2017
    60
    Super Bomberman R is far from a bad game, but it clearly needed more time in the oven. [Issue #27 – May/June 2017, p. 68]
  6. Mar 9, 2017
    60
    Both the campaign and the online multiplayer are nice additions to the franchise, but they can be frustrating. Especially the online multiplayer feels incomplete, but thankfully the local multiplayer makes up for that.
  7. Edge Magazine
    Apr 16, 2017
    40
    This is a cheap game with an expensive price tag, and there's nothing remotely super about it. [May 2017, p.123]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 43 out of 97
  2. Negative: 19 out of 97
  1. Mar 4, 2017
    10
    As someone who long lost interest in the Bomberman series and wasn't putting any faith at all in this game, I was pleasantly surprised. GoodAs someone who long lost interest in the Bomberman series and wasn't putting any faith at all in this game, I was pleasantly surprised. Good characters, good humour, good gameplay, all things that I never expected to see again from a ip owned by Konami, seing their recent distancing from games as a whole. It's a good experience if you like Bomberman games. Expand
  2. Mar 9, 2017
    10
    Este Juegos del Super Bomberman R Es Mejor Videojuegos del Nintendo Switch,Mejor del Graficos,Mejor del Historia,Mejor del Modos del Online yEste Juegos del Super Bomberman R Es Mejor Videojuegos del Nintendo Switch,Mejor del Graficos,Mejor del Historia,Mejor del Modos del Online y Mejor del Graficos Este Juegos Se Merece El Mejor del El Juegos del La Historia del Mundo Sera Exitos Expand
  3. Mar 7, 2017
    9
    Pros-
    Fun gameplay
    Good graphics Great Multiplayer Cons Boring Story I got it for multiplayer, not for the story, so I love it.
    Pros-
    Fun gameplay
    Good graphics
    Great Multiplayer

    Cons
    Boring Story

    I got it for multiplayer, not for the story, so I love it. Still not a 10 though.
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  4. Dec 17, 2019
    7
    Un clásico que vuelve de las cenizas para traernos una nueva experiencia de multiplayer local con el alma de uno de los grandes de la época deUn clásico que vuelve de las cenizas para traernos una nueva experiencia de multiplayer local con el alma de uno de los grandes de la época de 8 y 16 bits. Si bien no es una experiencia innovadora, puede ser algo diferente a lo qué darle la oportunidad.

    Lo Bueno:

    - Multijugador local y modo cooperativo.
    - Si te encanta Bomberman, es perfecto para ti.

    Lo Malo

    - El gameplay no tiene nada novedoso.
    - La campaña se puede volver tediosa.
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  5. Jun 30, 2022
    6
    Como diria un viejo amargado "esta...OK", si esta en oferta, muy oferta, lo recomiendo
  6. May 24, 2022
    5
    This game is...fine and that's it. I just get frustrated with the game, I never find a good reason to go back to it. I think the storyThis game is...fine and that's it. I just get frustrated with the game, I never find a good reason to go back to it. I think the story is...ok...and so is everything else, but this game is fine to a solid MEH. Expand
  7. Dec 29, 2017
    0
    Made with poor quality, frustrating control, outdated graphic and least playability.
    That's Super Bomberman R. Kind of hard to believe it's a
    Made with poor quality, frustrating control, outdated graphic and least playability.
    That's Super Bomberman R. Kind of hard to believe it's a game released in 2017.
    It's even worse than Bomberman 20 years ago. Just stay away with this game.
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