Gamer Limit writes: "Rainbow Islands is the red-headed step brother of Bubble Bobble. It's not as loved, nor as memorable, nor as entertaining. Still, it hangs around the table at night, begging for scraps of your love.
Rainbow Islands: Towering Adventure! is an "updated" remake of the original. I use the quotation marks because an "update" implies an improvement. You will find no such thing here."