Overview: Bubsy – Paws on Fireplace!
As soon as once more, ’90s kind-of-but-not-quite-an-icon Bubsy the Bobcat has graced video gaming together with his presence. Initially showing in Accolade’s 1993 title Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Variety, Bubsy was one in a lengthy line of wisecracking, committee-cool characters that got here alongside within the wake of Sonic the Hedgehog‘s success. A completely outrageous paradigm, Bubsy, like so lots of his ilk, was The Simpsons’ Poochie in all however identify.
Bubsy would then often present his face repeatedly. First reappearing the next yr in Bubsy II, the dopey mascot then popped up on the ill-fated Atari Jaguar, and ultimately the Sony PlayStation. Just one actual thread hyperlinks all of those video games: They are not excellent. Bubsy’s incapability to skyrocket to stardom like Messrs Sonic and Mario ultimately consigned him – and his shitty TV pilot – to the bin.
All till final yr, when Black Forest Video games introduced the maligned bobcat again for Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Again. Was the time proper for our boy to make an “ironic” comeback? No, after all not, Bubsy’s video games have been nonetheless horrible. But right here we’re, a brand new yr, a brand new developer, and a brand new Bubsy. Handed off to Selection Provisions – who’re well-known for his or her glorious Bit.Journey titles – will Bubsy: Paws on Fireplace be the entry that is lastly going to make the perpetual zero a hero? Let’s discover out.