Bust-a-Move Universe for Nintendo 3DS

Square Enix, a publisher of interactive entertainment products in the Americas, has announced that Bust-a-Move Universe is now available at retailers. Originally released in Japan in 1994 as a TAITO arcade game, the puzzle series returns in a whole new 3-D universe of puzzles to solve.

Recently, Crystal Dynamics, along with Square Enix, announced the availability of  Tomb Raider Trilogy Pack at North American retailers. (Read: Tomb Raider Hits the Sales Shelves)

Available at launch for the Nintendo 3DS handheld system, Bust-a-Move Universe offers fans 3-D effects and enhanced features for bubble-popping fun.

Nintendo has introduced portable entertainment in 3D – without the need for special glasses. The Nintendo 3DS system is available at a suggested retail price of $249.99. It comes with a collection of pre-installed games and fun features, with more on the way. (Read: New Nintendo 3DS for Portable Entertainment)

“We are thrilled that Bust-a-Move Universe will be a part of the launch line up for its new handheld system,” said Mona Hamilton, vice president of marketing for Square Enix.

“The game’s attractive price-point, pick-up-and-play ability and simplistic yet challenging gameplay will appeal to hardcore gamers and casual players alike.”


  • Clear round after round in Puzzle Mode with its explosive boss battles, or take on 100-second, 300-second or Nonstop Bubbles in Challenge Mode
  • Shoot, connect and burst bubbles of the same color
  • Engaging gameplay in a 3-D universe
  • Characters Bub and Bob are instantly recognized by gamers as the heroes of Bust-a-Move and Bubble Bobble

Bust-a-Move Universe is now available at North American retailers for the suggested price of $29.99. It is rated “E” (Everyone) by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

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Rakesh Raman