- Also Known As
- Bomberman Hero - Mirian Oujo wo Sukue! (Japan)
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 1st Sep 1998
- 30th Apr 1998
- 1st Oct 1998
Wii (Wii Shop)
- 7th Mar 2011, 1,000 points
- 4th Mar 2011, 1,000 points
- 1st Nov 2011, 1,000 points
Bomberman flies solo
Apart from the very first game in the series, Bomberman has always been famed for its frantic, fast-paced, and, above all, fun multiplayer modes. Pretty much every single game starring the little guy has featured support for multiple players, with most of the Nintendo outings allowing four or five, and others like Saturn...
Shared by former developer
A former developer on the N64 platformer Bomberman Hero has shared design documents for the game on Twitter. These never-before-seen sketches and notes show us a snippet of the behind-the-scenes on Hudson Soft's radical departure from the Bomberman formula. @nori_bomber — whose career started on the Sega Mark III and...
A whopping seven new titles
Europe is now getting frightfully close to going five entire months without a Wii Virtual Console game, and North America also hasn't had anything in a while, but that isn't stopping Japan from trucking on. Although most of their previous months only had three or four games, this month has a whopping seven, one of the...
It's a right royal knees-up on the Nintendo Download front this week, with everything from third-party N64 games to a double helping of Series games — one from G.G and one from GO — and much more. Hold onto your hats! Virtual Console: Bomberman Hero (Hudson Soft, N64, 1000pts) — A single-player Bomberman game, this one splits...
Holding out for a Hero?
It's an auspicious day in Virtual Console history, as the service receives only its second third-party N64 game in the West, after Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber. It's certainly the highlight of what is otherwise a rather underwhelming download this week. Virtual Console: Bomberman Hero (Hudson Soft, N64, 1000pts)...
North America, you have to wait
As we reported last week, Hudson's 64-bit single-player Bomberman Hero was recently rated by the ESRB, but the title will make its first appearance in Europe this week for the price of 1000 Points. The game was originally released in 1998 and is most well-known for being a totally single-player adventure, with not...
Good old ESRB
Remember that old Nintendo 64 romp Bomberman Hero? If you never got to play it, you soon might, as the ESRB has rated the game for Virtual Console. Bomberman Hero is most notable for being a completely single-player Bomberman adventure, forgoing the series' famous multiplayer options in favour of a solo quest based largely on the plot...
Everyone's childhood hero Bomberman returns in his own full-on action game!
One day, out of nowhere, a spaceship crash-landed on Planet Bomber! Journeying to the Peace Mountains to investigate, Bomberman encountered Pibot, the dazed robot pilot. According to Pibot, the evil Garaden Empire had attacked Primus Star - and kidnapped Princess Millian from Pibot's escape ship! Hearing this, Bomberman vows to save the princess, even if he has to travel the length of the galaxy to do it!
Bomberman is equipped with an infinite supply of bombs, and can count on a variety of upgrades to aid him in his quest. His search for the princess takes him to 5 exciting planets, reuniting him with his old friend Louie and uncovering all-new items. Fly, swim, shoot and bomb your way through the galaxy and save Princess Millian!