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Bomberman is a strategic, maze-based video game series by Hudson Soft(now own by Konami) starring the titular character.
- Bomberman (1983), MSX, ZX Spectrum, Sharp MZ-700. Released in 1985 for Famicom/NES, in 1990 for TurboGrafx-16, Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS), Game Boy, in 1991 for Arcade, and in 2004 for N-Gage, while the NES version was also re-released for Game Boy Advance in the NES Classics series in 2004. The TurboGrafx-16 version was titled Dyna Blaster in Europe.
- 3-D Bomberman (1984), MSX.
- Bomber Man Special (1986), MSX.
- Bomberman II (June 28, 1991), Famicom/NES. Titled Dynablaster in Europe.
- Bomberman '93 (December 11, 1992), TurboGrafx-16. Released in 2006 for Wii Virtual Console.
- Super Bomberman (April 28, 1993), Super Famicom/SNES.
- Bomberman '94 (December 10, 1993) PC Engine. Released in 1994 for Sega Mega Drive/Genesis as Mega Bomberman, in 2006 for Wii Virtual Console and in 2009 for PSN.
- Super Bomberman 2 (April 28, 1994), Super Famicom/SNES.
- Super Bomberman 3 (April 28, 1995), Super Famicom/SNES.
- Super Bomberman 4 (April 26, 1996), Super Famicom/SNES.
- Bomberman B-Daman (1996), Super Famicom.
- Saturn Bomberman (July 19, 1996), Sega Saturn.
- Atomic Bomberman (July 31, 1996), PC.
- Saturn Bomberman Fight!! (December 11, 1996), Sega Saturn.
- Super Bomberman 5 (February 28, 1997), Super Famicom/SNES.
- Neo Bomberman (1997), Neo-Geo MVS.
- Bomberman 64 (September 26, 1997), Nintendo 64. Known in Japan as Baku Bomberman.
- Bomberman World (January 29, 1998), PlayStation.
- Bomberman Hero (April 30, 1998), Nintendo 64. Re-released in 2011 for Wii Virtual Console.
- Bomberman 64: The Second Attack (December 3, 1999), Nintendo 64. Known in Japan as Baku Bomberman 2.
- Bomberman Party Edition (December 10, 2000), PlayStation.
- Bomberman Land (December 21, 2000), PlayStation. Re-released in 2008 for PSN.
- Bomberman Online (October 30, 2001), Dreamcast.
- Bomberman 64 (December 20, 2001), Nintendo 64. Unrelated to the previous Bomberman 64, it was only released in Japan.
- Bomberman Generation (June 3, 2002), GameCube.
- Bomberman Jetters (December 19, 2002), GameCube, PlayStation 2. Based on the anime.
- Online Bomberman (2003), PC.
- Bomberman Land 2 (July 17, 2003), GameCube, PlayStation 2.
- Bomberman Land 3 (August 4, 2005), PlayStation 2.
- Bomberman: Act Zero (August 3, 2006), Xbox 360.
- Bomberman Land (March 8, 2007), Wii. Remake of the PlayStation game.
- Bomberman Live (July 18, 2007), Xbox Live Arcade.
- Bomberman Blast (September 25, 2008), Wii, WiiWare.
- Bomberman Ultra (June 11, 2009), PSN.
- Bomberman Live: Battlefest (December 8, 2010), Xbox Live Arcade.
- Super Bomberman R (March 3, 2017), Nintendo Switch.
- Bomber Boy (1991), Game Boy. Released as Atomic Punk in North America and as Dynablaster in Europe.
- Bomber Man World (1992), Arcade. A sequel to the Arcade version of Bomberman.
- HI-TEN Bomberman (1993), NEC PC-FX. A promotional game showcased at Hudson Soft Super Caravan events, but never released tro the public.
- Bomberman '94 Special Version (1993), PC-Engine. Limited edition demo of Bomberman '94.
- Hi-Ten Chara-Bomb (Summer 1994), NEC PC-FX. An update to HI-TEN Bomberman showcased at Hudson Soft Super Caravan events.
- Bomberman GB (August 10, 1994), Game Boy.
- Wario Blast: Featuring Bomberman (November 1994), Game Boy. A crossover with the Wario series, it's a remake of the Japanese Bomberman GB.
- Bomberman: Panic Bomber (December 22, 1994), TurboGrafx-CD. Later also released for Virtual Boy, Super Famicom, PSP, Neo Geo and Wii Virtual Console. The Super Famicom version is titled Super Bomberman: Pacin Bomber W.
- Bomberman GB 2 (August 10, 1995), Game Boy. Called Bomberman GB outside Japan.
- Bomberman GB 3 (December 20, 1996), Game Boy. Only released in Japan, re-released for 3DS Virtual Console in 2012.
- Bomberman (1997), LCD game.
- Pocket Bomberman (December 12, 1997), Game Boy, Game Boy Color.
- Bomberman Wars (April 16, 1998), PlayStation, Sega Saturn.
- Bomberman Quest (December 25, 1998), Game Boy Color.
- Bomberman Fantasy Race (August 6, 1998), PlayStation.
- Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden: Victory heno Michi (January 29, 1999), Game Boy Color.
- Bomberman Max (December 17, 1999), Game Boy Color. Released in two variants: Red Challenger and Blue Champion editions. A limited eition titled Bomberman Max: Ain Version was also released in 2000.
- Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden Victory: Final Mega Tune (February 4, 2000), Game Boy Color.
- Bomberman Tournament (April 27, 2001), Game Boy Advance.
- Bomberman Kart (December 20, 2001), PlayStation 2.
- Bomberman Max 2 (February 7, 2002), Game Boy Advance. Released in two variants: Blue Advance and Red Advance.
- Bomberman Jetters: The Legend of Bomberman (October 24, 2002), Game Boy Advance.
- Bomberman (2003), mobile phone.
- Bomberman Jetters: Game Collection (October 16, 2003), Game Boy Advance.
- Bomberman (2004), N-Gage.
- Bomberman Special (2004), Mobile phone.
- Bomberman Kart DX (2004), PlayStation 2. Enhanched version of Bomberman Kart.
- Net de Bomberman (February 19, 2004), PlayStation 2.
- Bomberman RPG (2005), Mobile phone.
- Bomberman (May 19, 2005), Nintendo DS.
- Bomberman Hardball (October 7, 2004), PlayStation 2.
- Bomberman: Bakufuu Sentai Bombermen (March 6, 2006), PSP.
- Bomberman Portable (July 20, 2006), PSP. Simply titled Bomberman outside Japan, and later also released as Bomberman Legacy.
- Bomberman Land Touch! (July 20, 2006), Nintendo DS.
- Super Bomberman (2007), Mobile phone.
- Bomberman Story DS (March 21, 2007), Nintendo DS.
- Bomberman Land (March 21, 2007), PSP.
- Bomberman Land: Battles (2007), mobile devices.
- Bomberman (December 2007), iOS.
- Gachapin & Bomberman (2007), i-mode.
- Bomberman Land Touch! 2 (July 19, 2007), Nintendo DS.
- Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb (July 10, 2008), iOS.
- Bomberman 2 (December 4, 2008), Nintendo DS. Named Custom Battler Bomberman in Japan.
- R20 - Moe Bomberman (December 17, 2008), mobile phone.
- Bomberman Touch 2: Volcano Party (June 17, 2009), iOS.
- Bomberman Blitz (October 7, 2009), DSiWare.
- Bomberman: Disney Stitch Edition (2010), mobile phone.
- Bomberman Dojo (February 14, 2011), Android.
- Bomberman: Chains (2011), iOS.
- One Hundred Person Battle Bomberman (March 28, 2012), iOS.
- Taisen! Bomberman (January, 2016), iOS.
- Bomberman Collection (July 21, 1996), Game Boy. It includes Bomber Boy, Bomberman GB, Bomberman GB 2.
- Bomberman Collection Vol.1 (December 19, 2002), PC. It includes Bomberman (TG-16), Bomberman '93 and Bomberman World.
- Bomberman Collection Vol.2 (April 15, 2004), PC. It includes Super Bomberman, Super Bomberman 2, Super Bomberman 3 and Bomberman Party Edition.
- Hudson Best Collection Vol. 1 - Bomberman Collection (December 22, 2005), Game Boy Advance. It includes the NES version of Bomberman and Bomberman II.
Manga & Anime
Two Bomberman mangas have been produced and adapted into animes, while a third anime series was also produced:
- Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden, published by CoroCoro Comics, the anime adaptation aired from Feburary 7, 1998 to January 1, 1999 for 48 episodes.
- Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden Victory, published by CoroCoro Comics, the anime adaptation aired from Feburary 7, 1999 to January 30, 2000 for 50 episodes.
- Bomberman Jetters, the only series created directly as a tv series, it aired from October 2, 2002 to September 24, 2003 for 52 episodes.
Links to other series
|Lode Runner||December 19, 1985||Bomberman's appearance in the NES version of Bomberman and every subsequent game is based on the robot from Lode Runner, and Bomberman becomes the Runner himself in the ending to the game.||1
|Bomber King||August 07, 1987||Bomber King takes some gameplay elements from Bomberman.||3
|Star Soldier||April 24, 1992||Bomberman is a selectable character in Star Parodier.||1
|Milon||April 28, 1994||Milon makes a cameo appearance in Super Bomberman 2 and is a selectable character in Hi-Ten Chara-Bomb and Saturn Bomberman.||1
|Momotaro Densetsu||June 1994||Characters from Momotaro Densetsu are playable in Hi-Ten Chara-Bomb.||1
|Tengai Makyou||June 1994||Characters from Tengai Makyou are playable in Hi-Ten Chara-Bomb and Saturn Bomberman; Tengai Makyou Deden no Den is based on Bomberman '94 and features some of the same items and characters.||1
|Bonk||June 1994||Bonk is a selectable character in Hi-Ten Chara-Bomb and Saturn Bomberman; additionally Bomberman Hero was originally meant to be a Bonk game.||1
|Wario||November 1994||Wario Blast: Featuring Bomberman! is a crossover between the two series.||1
|B-Daman||1996||The Bomberman B-Daman sub-series is part of both series.||1
|Adventure Island||July 19, 1996||Master Higgins from Adventure Island is a selectable character in Saturn Bomberman.||1
|Galaxy Fraulein Yuna||July 19, 1996||Yuna is a secret selectable character in Saturn Bomberman.||1
|Virtua Fighter||December 11, 1996||The character Deral from Saturn Bomberman Fight!! is a parody of Dural from Virtua Fighter.||3
|Virus Buster Serge||1997||Bomberman makes an appearance within a tv in an episode of the Virus Buster Serge anime.||2
|Mario||January 1998||Bomberman appears in the Mario comic Sag niemals Holerö!.||1
|N-Gang||June 1999||Bomberman appears in the N-Gang episode "Freeze Frame".||1
|Neutopia||April 27, 2001||Bomberman Tournament features enemies, traps, and locations from Neutopia.||1
|DreamMix TV World Fighters||December 18, 2003||Bomberman is selectable in DreamMix TV World Fighters.||1
|Scott Pilgrim||August 18, 2004||the comics Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and Scott Pilgrim & The Infinite Sadness feature references to Bomberman.||2
|Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo||March 17, 2005||The minigame BoBomberman included in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Bakutou Hajike Taisen is a Bomberman game with Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo characters.||1
|Asterix||October 16, 2005||In Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum there are some references to Bomberman.||3
|Hudson Best Collection||December 22, 2005||Hudson Best Collection Vol. 1 includes Bomberman and Bomberman II.||2
|Gachapin||2007||Gachapin & Bomberman is a crossover between the two series; Gachapin Challenge DS features Bomberman themed minigames and Gachapin wearing bomberman's uniform.||1
|Angry Video Game Nerd||February 19, 2008||The Angry Video Game Nerd reviews Panic Bomber in the episode "Virtual Boy".||2
|Tetris||October 14, 2008||A Bomberman sprite is featured in the Shadow Mode of Tetris Party.||2
|Lilo & Stitch||2010||Bomberman: Disney Stitch Edition is a format crossover featuring characters from Lilo & Stitch and gameplay elements from the Bomberman series.||3
|Lost in Shadow||July 22, 2010||A Bomberman sprite makes an appearance in Lost in Shadow.||2
|The Binding of Isaac||September 28, 2011||In The Binding of Isaac the character "Wrath" represents Bomberman.||3
|Castlevania||June 30, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Simon Belmont Bomber" is based off Simon Belmont from Castlevania, while a later update added "Dracula Bomber", based on the series' main antagonist.||3
|Silent Hill||June 30, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Pyramid Head Bomber" is based off Pyramid Head from Silent Hill, while a later update added "Bubble Head Bomber", based on the series' nurse enemy.||3
|Gradius||June 30, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Vic Viper Bomber" is based off the Vic Viper ship from Gradius, while a later update added "Option Bomber", based on the series' Option power-up.||3
|Bombergirl||2017||Bombergirl is a spin-off of the Bomberman series.||1
|Zone of the Enders||November 14, 2017||Two DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known respectively "Anubis Bomber" and "Jehuty Bomber", are based off Orbital Frames from Zone of the Enders.||3
|Rumble Roses||November 14, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Reiko Bomber" is based off Reiko Hinomoto from Rumble Roses.||3
|Ganbare Goemon||November 14, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Goemon Bomber" is based off the main character from Ganbare Goemon.||3
|Tokimeki Memorial||November 14, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Shiori Fujisaki Bomber" is based off the female lead character from Tokimeki Memorial.||3
|Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom||November 14, 2017||A DLC bomberman from Super Bomberman R known as "Princess Tomato Bomber" is based off the main character in Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom.||3|