Video Game History: ChuChu Rocket!

Chu Chu Rocket Sega Dreamcast boxart

ChuChu Rocket! was a puzzle game released by Sega’s Sonic Team for the Sega Dreamcast in 2000 (1999 in Japan). While it never hit mega-popular status like Tetris or Lumines, it received decent appeal from Sega’s faithful.

Chu Chu Rocket Sega Dreamcast

The point of the game is to guide as many mice towards a goal without being destroyed by a cat. The game also featured a frantic 4-player mode. You could even go online via Seganet and play against a far-away friend or stranger.

Chu Chu Rocket Nintendo GBA

But with the death of the Dreamcast pretty much destroyed the series’ potential. Besides a GBA version in 2001, no real sequel has been produced.

Chu Chu Rocket iOS Android

But Sega finally remade the game for the mobile market on iOS and Android. I really hope Sega decides to release it on Xbox Live Arcade since I really want to give this series a try. Never had the GBA version, and my brother never had the game on his Dreamcast.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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