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The neutrality of this article is disputed. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Puyo Pop in North America and Europe, is a series of tile-matching video games created by Compile. Tokuma Shoten as a pack-in for their Famimaga magazine. Compile and Sega collaborated to create an arcade version of Puyo Puyo. It was released in October 1992 for Sega’s System C2 hardware.
The game was followed by Puyo Puyo 2 in September 1994, also released for Sega System C2. Puyo Puyo Sun, released in 1996 for the Sega Titan Video arcade hardware, adds a “Sun Puyo” mechanic that allows the player to send extra Nuisance to opponents. 1999 for the Dreamcast, adds character-specific powers that assist the player in clearing Puyo. Compile also released a variety of spinoff titles on home consoles, handhelds, and through their Disc Station disk magazine. Sonic Team’s first Puyo Puyo games was Minna de Puyo Puyo for the Game Boy Advance, released in Japan in 2001 and elsewhere in 2002 as Puyo Pop. Sega released Puyo Pop Fever on November 26, 2003 for their NAOMI arcade hardware. The game features an almost entirely-new set of characters, alongside new gameplay mechanics such as Fever Mode.
In addition, games celebrating Puyo Puyo’s 15th and 20th Anniversary were released. Puyo Puyo, 2, and Fever, reintroduces characters that were absent from the series since Minna de Puyo Puyo, and gives every character in the game a single player story. Puyo Puyo Tetris, released in 2014, includes both Puyo Puyo and Tetris gameplay. Quest is a free-to-play RPG released for iOS and Android in 2013.
In the mini-game, the Vocaloid you play with has to win against the Vocaloids that you are not playing as currently. Also costumes of Arle and the Dark Prince are unlockable in the mini-game. Technically, the mini-game marks as the first Puyo Puyo game overseas in over a decade. Puyo Puyo Chronicle was released on December 8, 2016, in Japan for Nintendo 3DS, as part of the original Puyo Puyo game’s 25th anniversary with no plans for localization, despite the demand for it. Unlike the other anniversary games, it features an RPG mode, although the classic rules are also included, and features a new character named Ally. Game Gear version never officially left Japan.