SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger is a SpongeBob SquarePants video game available for the Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable. It was first released in 2005.
SpongeBob acquires Mermaid Man's powers when he wears his belt. Unfortunately, SpongeBob puts the Dirty Bubble into a washing machine, which causes him to split into countless dirty bubbles! SpongeBob has to stop villains such as Man Ray, The Sinister Slug, The Jumbo Shrimp, Atomic Flounder, The Dirty Bubble, and even Patrick and the Queen Jellyfish (who were both hypnotized by Man Ray), using Mermaid Man's powers to save Bikini Bottom. The story is divided into Acts, each with a different villain trying to wreak havoc on Bikini Bottom. Manray wants to flood Goo Lagoon, Sinister Slug's evil plan is to stop the talent show, Patrick rides the Queen Jellyfish like a chariot and rains electrical bolts down onto Bikini Bottom, Jumbo Shrimp, with the help of Plankton, creates a machine to shrink people the size of Plankton on top of the Sea Needle, The Atomic Flounder causes chaos in the Industrial park and The Dirty Bubble returns to put the end of the Yellow Avenger with the machine the Jumbo Shrimp used in the third act and plans to hit SpongeBob with more Little Dirty Bubbles.
The game doesn't save after you beat it. This is so that the final boss battle can be played an infinite number of times. This also means that the percentage complete of a game file will always be at 99% and never higher.
Although this is the first SpongeBob DS game, it's not the very first video DS game SpongeBob has been featured in. The first DS game SpongeBob was featured in was Nicktoons Unite!, which was released in October 2005.
When SpongeBob is in his room, if one would look closely, one can see under Gary's bowl is the "Town Scared" newspaper from "Pranks a Lot".