Nintendo 64 - Baku Bomberman 2 (NTSC-J) cart
Nintendo 64 - Baku Bomberman 2 (NTSC-J) cart
Used game for the N64 game console.
Japanese import, will not play on non-Japanese systems without a converter.
This game was not released for the European N64. In the United States this game was released as Bomberman 64: The Second Attack!.
Cartridge only. Tested, works. In good condition. Please refer to pictures for details of condition and contents.
Genre: 3D action
Number of players: 1-4 (simultaneous)
Product code NUS-NBVJ-JPN
Bomberman 64: The Second Attack!, known in Japan as Baku Bomberman 2(爆ボンバーマン２ Baku Bonbāman Tsū, lit. "Explosive Bomberman 2"), is an action game and a sequel to Bomberman 64 released in 1997. The game was never released in Europe.
In many aspects, the game plays identical to Bomberman 64 with features such as the ability to make bombs bigger. As opposed to the circular explosions of the first Nintendo 64 title, the explosions in The Second Attack are the traditional cross "+" shape, and is the explosion style for almost all the attribute bombs.
In addition to these, Second Attack brought many new features to the game as well, such as:
- The ability to use the different element crystals with bombs to create certain elemental explosions
- A space shop to buy more heart containers, multiplayer stages to fight on, and the move list of the next elemental astral knight to be fought
- Hidden armor pieces that will allow Bomberman to kick bombs without needing the bomb kick item, the ability to throw and pumped bombs without the throw item, and the ability to use remote bombs without need of the remote bomb item
- Raise Pommy, a fighting partner, by giving him different types of foods. Pommy can also be played by a second human player with a second controller.
In The Second Attack, Bomberman finds a mysterious egg while celebrating his victory over Altair and Sirius on a hot spring planet and decides to take it with him while exploring space in his ship. One day, however, Bomberman's ship gets sucked into a black hole, and he wakes up to find himself in a jail. While in jail, the egg suddenly begins to hatch. The creature inside turns out to be a charabom named Pommy. With the help of Pommy, Bomberman is able to escape.
Bomberman learns there are some elemental crystals being collected by the evil Rukifellth, and the Astral Knights, that hold the current crystals. They are missing the fire crystal which Bomberman has. It's up to Bomberman and Pommy to stop the new evil and retrieve the crystals. Along the way, he meets Lilith, a girl apparently working toward the same goal he is. He subsequently encounters her several more times throughout the game.
Little does Bomberman know that one of the knights is none other than Regulus (now under the name Bulzeeb), who still hasn't forgotten their last battle and his vow to settle their differences once and for all.
Once Bomberman defeats most, if not all of the knights, the way opens to Warship Noah, the cause of the black hole and the HQ of the BHB army. Inside, he faces his toughest challenges, including fighting Lilith, now possessed by the goddess Mihaele (a female derivation of Michael (archangel)), Rukifellth, whom it is revealed has been possessed by the demon Sthertoth all along (who kills Regulus), and finally Sthertoth himself (name possibly derived from the Greek demon Stheno or the gods Set and Thoth). If Bomberman goes to the final confrontation without defeating all bosses first, Sthertoth will be impossible to defeat, resulting in a bad ending. Otherwise, the true final boss of the game will reveal itself and challenge Bomberman to decide the fate of the universe, resulting in the good ending.
In the good ending, Mihaele reunites with Sthertoth (against his will) to become the Angel of Light and Shadow, intending to destroy and recreate the world, but the Angel is defeated by Bomberman, chooses to believe that he can defend the universe, and disappears to lie dormant, releasing Lilith and Rukifellth and reviving the Elemental Knights.
This game gives an origin to Bomberman's universe. The universe was created by an angel, but the angel split into a light and a dark entity, the dark side tried to take over all creation, but the light side made the seven elemental stones and warriors who could control them to fight off the dark side. The light side won and the dark entity was sealed in an additional stone. The events in the game are set in motion when someone (Rukifellth) finds the stone and upon touching it is possessed by the dark entity, who then brainwashes the warriors created by the light entity to do his bidding (only Regulus resists) and sends them to find all seven elemental stones, so that he can regain his true form from the stone his body is sealed in. Bomberman was in possession of the Fire Stone, the last one they were missing.