Chubby Cherub (known in Japan as Obake no Q-tarō: WanWan Panic) is a video game by Bandai for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It is about a flying cupid-like character who eats food and attacks enemies with hearts. The original Japanese version of the game is about a ghost named Q-tarō, a character from a Fujiko Fujio manga series titled Obake no Q-tarō. It was retitled and heavily modified for its North American release since its source material was not familiar to Western audiences.
Chubby Cherub's friends are kidnapped by several burglars. Chubby Cherub has to save them, however many dogs are in the way. Chubby Cherub has to cross 12 levels, at the end of each, the protagonist will find his friends. Eating food maintains Chubby Cherub's flight. If the flying meter goes all the way down, the character will have to stay on ground. The character will bark at the dogs before they bark at the character; if a bark hits the character, the character may die.
There are hell and heaven stages. When Chubby Cherub goes down of the stage where is open downsides, he goes to the hell. It is dark stage and cannot see any floors, and cannot fly. When Chubby Cherub touched a dog, he reacts like a miss but it repeats until he arrives to the exit. Heaven can be arrived with a ringed smoke when Chubby Cherub touched it flying from the lower part. Heaven has many cakes which have each 500 points. If Chubby Cherub eats foods every time from right side since the beginning of the stage until reaching the heaven, the heaven stage scrolls and Chubby Cherub warps to beyond of the stage according to the distance of scrolled part of the heaven.
This version of Chubby Cherub was designed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), which was an eight-bit video game console manufactured
by Nintendo in the years 1983 - 2003. In that time, it was the best-selling video game console for which more than 700 licensed games and a number of non-licensed
games were created. Worldwide, approximately 62 million units of this console were sold at approximately price $ 100 per unit. More information about the
NES console can be found here.
Recommended Game Controllers:
You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB gamepad that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a gamepad, you can buy one of these NES controllers:
Available online emulators:
5 different online emulators are available for Chubby Cherub. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game Chubby Cherub are summarized in the following table:
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