|Publisher||International TV Concepts Limited|
|System||Pro 200 Gaming System|
|Release Date||1998 (on Pro 200 Gaming System)|
|Mode||Single player only|
The Pro 200 Gaming System is a compact handheld unit that is several inches wide that has a small built-in LCD screen (similar to the earlier Microvision) that flips open vertically, enabling a user to play one of many games on the unit. Along with many other games included, it has the bottom of the screen shooters of Flying Bees and Shooting Attack.
There are many bees at the top of the screen. Upon the start of a new game, two of them will start their way downwards towards the player. Whenever the player shoots a bee, another bee at the top of the screen takes flight.
If a bee makes it to the bottom of the screen the player will lose a life and the game will end if all three lives are lost. If the player destroys all the bees, they will receive a bonus and proceed to the next round.
After Flying Bees is chosen by pressing the Rotate/Mode button several times, the following features can be selected:
- Level select (1-15)–left on D-pad
- Display select (1-8)–up on D-pad
- Start game–Pause/start button
- Move player's square–D-pad left/right
The following controls can be chosen at any time as well:
- Reset unit–Reset button
- Volume control/mute–Mute button (several levels; each press of the button will decrease volume level)
- Bee–100 points
- Bonus at end of level
- The Pro 200 Gaming System can only display squares as graphics, giving all games a blocky look to them.
- Setting the Display from 5-8 totally flips the game over, positioning the player’s square at the top of the screen. If the Display is set on 7-8, the player has two squares, doubling their firepower. There is a blank square in between the two squares that fire at the bees.
Stage Select review (of the Pro 200 Gaming System; 5/10)
This article was featured from March - April, 2014.