Video Game: Buck Bumble

"Right about now it's time to rock with the biggedy Buck Bumble"
-The game's title theme.

Buck Bumble is a game for the Nintendo 64 developed by Argonaut Software and released in 1998 by Ubisoft. You play as the titular Buck, a cyborg bumblebee enlisted by The Resistance, a peace keeping force for the garden the game takes place in, to eliminate the threat of the Herd Army, a band of mutant bugs who seek to conquer the garden, then move on to the rest of the world. The game was known mostly for its incredibly catchy theme, as well as being a cult classic, getting mostly decent reviews.

This game contains examples of:

  • Game Over Man: The game over screen shows a picture of the final boss with the words "Game Over"
    • Interestingly, it's unlikely that you'd realize that it's the Herd Queen on that screen the first time you see it, since she only appears in-game at the last level.
  • Heroic Mute: Buck says "Cool!" or "Yeah!" when picking up items, but that's about it.
  • Hollywood Cyborg
  • Mission Control: The Resistance sends Buck messages when he's on missions.
  • Mouse World
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: The single player brings us a cyborg bee having dogfights with mutant insects. Multiplayer brings us cyborg bees with rocket launchers playing football.
  • Super Drowning Skills: Buck drowns instantly the moment you touch water, causing you to lose a life.