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Yoshi (game)

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Yoshi (Nintendo Entertainment System)
ヨッシーのたまご
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Yoshi (Game Boy)
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Boxart of Yoshi (Game Boy)
Developer(s): Game Freak
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy
Category: Puzzle
Players: 1-2
Predecessor: (None)
Successor: Yoshi's Cookie
Release dates
N. America: NES: June 1992
Japan: Famicom: December 4, 1991
Europe: NES: December 30, 1992
Australia: May 18, 2007 (via Wii Shop Channel)
S. Korea: August 12, 2008 (via Wii Shop Channel)
China: April 23, 2019 (via Nintendo Switch Online)
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Yoshi is a Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy game which is part of the Yoshi series, and was developed by Game Freak (a developer now known for the Pokémon series). In Europe, it is known as Mario & Yoshi instead, and as Yoshi no Tamago (Yoshi's Egg) in Japan.

Gameplay[edit]

It is a puzzle game featuring Yoshi in which the player flips plates containing panels with Super Mario series enemies. The aim of the game is to match two enemies together to clear them and gain points. The game also features Yoshi egg halves which can be cleared with only the two pieces, or the player can sandwich other panels between them to clear all relevant panels and gain points.

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This game has been re-released on Wii Virtual Console, Nintendo 3DS as part of the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program, Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console, Wii U Virtual Console and on the Nintendo Entertainment System application for Nintendo Switch Online.

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Platform games Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island • Yoshi's Story • Yoshi's Island DS • Yoshi's New Island • (Poochy &) Yoshi's Woolly World • Yoshi's Crafted World
Puzzle games Yoshi • Yoshi's Cookie (Kuruppon Oven de Cookie) • Tetris Attack
Other games Yoshi's Universal Gravitation • Yoshi Touch & Go
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