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Western Bar Casio Handheld Game 1984, Now on Android and iOS

Western Bar Casio handheld game CG-300 screenshot

I was chatting with my wife and we ended up mentioning something and I wanted to make a sad disappointed sound effect, so suddenly I recalled this “loss life” sound clip from an old game “Western Bar”, and sang it out. She was like, that sounded familiar, where did I hear that from?

After teasing her for a while, she finally recalled it was from the old handheld game. Out of curiosity, I searched on Google Play Store and there it was!

Western Bar Smartphone app Casio CG-300

I was impressed that the creator retained all the nostalgia, the design is so detailed and high-res, no visible pixelation or colour noise, as if it was from the original source.

After I shared on Instagram and Facebook, I got so many responses from friends of my age. It is indeed an iconic game for us in the 1980s. It was considered a premium game compared to the Nintendo “Game and Watch” single-screen series, that anyone who brought that to school was instantly elevated to “BFF” status.

Check out my sample game play below. I purposely “killed” the character so that you can hear the sound effects.

Download links

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=q3k.app.game&hl=en

iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/western-bar-pro/id662472489

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Western Bar Casio Handheld Game 1984, Now on Android
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Western Bar Casio Handheld Game 1984, Now on Android
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Found this vintage handheld game "Western Bar" released in 1984 by Casio on smartphone created by a fan. Brings back so much nostalgia.
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