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Upgrade your SPINA THE BEE Game From Intelligentvision

Intelligentvision is offering to upgrade the ROM of your Spina The Bee game if you had previously purchased a copy in the past. There are numerous changes and upgrades including the game now starts on the more difficult level 2 instead of the extremely easy level 1. Also improvements to the scoring screen among others. Can you spot the other changes? Check out the details here. 


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CONFIRMED?????: The Origin of the Spina The Bee game, 30 years later!

As reported a few weeks ago HERE, the possible origin of the unfinished Intellivision game 'Spina the Bee' fit almost perfectly with the description of the Maya the Bee franchise. Now thanks to a tip, We can now see that there was an actual game released on the Philips VG5000 system. The game is titled "L' ABEILLE Spina The Bee". L'ABEILLE is also translated in French to none other than: Maya the Bee!  Below is an actual in-game screen shot of the Philips VG5000 version in action. Almost ident…

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Intellivision's SPINA THE BEE Origin Possibly Discovered

The inspiration for Intellivision's Spina The Bee has possibly finally been solved close to 30 years later. The official Intellivision Lives website only gives this description and not much information has ever been revealed.

AKA: Zzzz!
Developed at Nice Ideas (Mattel Electronics, France)
Design/program: Simonot
Graphics: Bob del Principe
Music/sound effects: Sam Zalan

Gain as much pollen and bonus points as possible without ra…

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