Mickey Mouse

Release: October 9, 1981

Sales: 250, 000-1, 000, 000

Model Number: MC-25

Mickey Mouse is a Game & Watch game released as a part of the Wide Screen series on October 9, 1981, and as a part of the Panorama series on February 28, 1984. It is a single-screen single-player Game & Watch.

In the Wide Screen version, the player controls Mickey Mouse whose task it is to catch eggs as they roll down four slopes, two on either side of the screen. If an egg is dropped it lands on the floor releasing a chick who walks away off screen. The eggs fall ever more quickly as the total caught closes in on multiples of 100. In GAME A the misses are reset every 100 caught eggs. In GAME B the number and rate of descent of eggs is increased with misses only being reset at multiples of 500. Missing three eggs between resets will end the game. Periodically, Minnie Mouse peers out of the window; if Mickey misses an egg while Minnie is present onscreen, the miss counts as half. The gameplay is similar to Egg.

The Panorama version of the game is completely different. In this game, the player controls Mickey Mouse, who is performing acrobatics in a circus. The player must move Mickey left and right to catch batons, whilst avoiding flaming torches. The speed the objects fall increases upon the total score closing in on multiples of 100. If the player misses a baton or touches a flaming torch, a life is lost. After three lives are lost, the game ends. Once the player reaches 300 points, all misses are cancelled. If the player has no misses, they will receive double points until the next miss. The gameplay is similar to Donkey Kong Circus.

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