Bells & Whistles
|Bells & Whistles|
Bells & Whistles marks the return of TwinBee to the arcades, with more colorful visuals and more lively FM synths than ever before.
After the game rolls its credits at the end, there's a devotion to the game's director, Masato Ohsawa.
WE WOULD LIKE TO DEVOTE THIS GAME TO MR. MASATO OHSAWA.
However, it seems more text would have been displayed about it. An incomplete leftover of that can be found in the game's memory at 0x273EA in the Japanese version and 0x271B6 in the World version.
THE CREATOR OF THIS AND MANY OTHER GAMES AT KONAMI, WHO PASSED AWAY SUDDENLY ON JANUARY 2ND, 1991, JUST PRIOR TO THE
The additional text makes it clear that the dedication is in memory of the director, rather than just being an honor. Although the text itself is incomplete, based on the date given, it most likely implies that Masato Ohsawa passed away before the game was released in arcades. This extra information may have ultimately been omitted to make the credits less cluttered.
Some of the voice samples were removed from the European version, particularly those in Japanese. This is most notable when collecting the power-ups and when starting a level.
The TwinBee series
|Arcade||TwinBee • Bells & Whistles|
|NES||TwinBee • Stinger • TwinBee 3|
|Game Boy||Pop'n TwinBee|
|SNES||Pop'n TwinBee • Pop'n TwinBee: Rainbow Bell Adventures|
|Sharp X68000||Detana!! TwinBee|
|Sega Saturn||Detana TwinBee Yahho! Deluxe Pack|
|PlayStation||Detana TwinBee Yahho! Deluxe Pack • TwinBee RPG|