is a Konami
video game that was first released for a Japan-exclusive market in 1988 for the Family Computer Disk System
. It was later released as a cartridge
in 1993 for the Family Computer
Although Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa
had actually been slated for a North American release in , Howard Lincoln
turned it down, saying that it wasn't good enough for the American market. On June 9, it was finally released in North America for Wii
's Virtual Console
"Upa is the prince of a magical kingdom and the most recent in a line of brave fighters. One day, though, he broke an urn containing the spirit of Zai, an incredibly evil goatish demon who takes the life force of the kingdom's adults and kidnaps all the babies - except for Upa, who is given a magical rattle by a fairy who was trapped in the urn along with Zai. And so, in order to save his kingdom, Upa crawls into action..."
Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa'
s main character is a baby called Upa that uses a rattle to attack his enemies. When injured by the rattle, the enemy inflates and floats away. These inflated enemies can then be used as temporary floating platforms to climb to higher places or they can also be used as weapons if pushed in any direction. If used as a platform, Upa must not stay on top for too long or otherwise it will explode. But if used as a weapon, Upa has to pounce or use his rattle on the inflated enemy to cause... Read More