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Your cat is floating into the atmosphere and you are the only one who can save it. Jump, dash, and flap your arms to maneuver around perilous obstacles racing against the clock to retrieve your pet friend before it is too late!

Tobu Tobu Girl is a fun and challenging arcade platformer developed by Tangram Games featuring an original soundtrack by potato-tan.

Tobu Tobu Girl is scheduled to release for the Nintendo Game Boy on December 3rd 2017 as a free downloadable ROM and as a limited edition complete in box.

The game

Land on enemies to bounce off of their heads gaining height. Be careful! Some enemies are less susceptible to bouncing than others.

Use your dash to quickly maneuver around. Keep your dash count in mind. You can only dash three times. Land on an enemy to regain dashes.

Flap your arms to quickly travel upwards. Be careful! You can only boost for so long before running out of energy.

Dash down into enemies to propel yourself upwards while sending them crashing towards the ground. Do this to regain some of your boosting energy.

Physical release

Tobu Tobu Girl will release as a limited edition Game Boy cartridge. The package comes with a full-color Japanese style cardboard box and a full-color 12 page manual. The first batch has already been sold out but a second batch will follow.

Official website

Published Nov 12, 2017
StatusIn development
Release date Dec 03, 2017
Rating
(11)
AuthorTangram Games
GenrePlatformer
TagsGame Boy, game-boy, homebrew, Pixel Art
LicenseMIT License
Asset licenseCreative Commons Attribution v4.0 International
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
LinksHomepage, Soundtrack, Source code

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Game Boy rom (includes PDF manual, box art and sticker) 3 MB

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Well, this was neat. Tobu Tobu Girl is a cute and fun little climbing game that does very well in playing just like a classic GameBoy game, even down to the audio. While I'm not particularly good at playing it, it's still an entertaining play, easily recommended to anyone into this sort of thing.

Good job on this, you made a nice thing.

I sent you an email because of what the website told me to do if I want to be notified when physical copy is released. But I got no confirmation that you received it. Did you receive my email? ♥

Hi CuteLovelyWarrior. The mailing list does not send out a confirmation, but if you sent an email to ttg.announce@gmail.com you will be notified. :)

thank you! ♥

Does this game have a save feature?

Absolutely. Your progress and high scores will be saved between sessions.

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awesome, cause that makes a big difference to me! a lot of arcade-ish games didn't do this, had no save feature and/or highscores would be erased when you turned the game off. Made it harder for me to enjoy them.


I am interested in the physical copy of this, I think it seems cool, but only problem is I don't have a Gameboy.

This is so cute! Oh my word, that wholesome soundtrack; it just makes you want to jive! :) Pretty fun game too.

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This game is so fun and the soundtrack is AMAZING. Thanks so much for sharing this as a free download as well as the source! I've been wanting to play around with Game Boy development and this source will be a tremendously useful research tool!


I meant to buy a physical copy but they sold out before I got to it. Any plans for a second physical release?


Thanks again!!!

Hi Nathan.

Thank you so much for the kind words. It really means a lot to us. <3

Yes, there will be a second batch in the near future, but it will at most be as large as the first one, so they are like to be gone very quickly as well. If you're very keen on grabbing a copy, you should check out instructions on the store page on how to be notified when they come in stock again.

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I'm looking forward to playing this, as this seems like one of those simply designed, yet gorgeous games.  I'm hooked into these kinds of games as games with complex story lines can sometimes, although not always, get frustrating.  I'm not saying they're bad though!  Ah, I'm getting off topic.  My point is, I'm excited for this to come out!