Shock Lobster v1.3 (Nintendo Game Boy (Color) Game)

Shock Lobster by tbsp is an entry for the Game Boy Competition 2021. It’s designed to run on the original Game Boy handheld video game system using a flash cartridge.

You play as a lowly lobster imbued with magical powers. Use the pearls you collect on your way to unlock more skills, upgrades, and items to push your high score higher and higher. Several of the skills apply damage-over-time effects to the enemy, which are represented by bars on the bottom-left of the game screen. The speed of the game and loadout/items used are summarized in the game over panel.