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Arch Rivals

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Arch Rivals is a 2-on-2 basketball game that stands out from the crowd for its "no rules" approach. Fouling out other players is more than accepted, it's encouraged. Choose from twelve different teams and eight players, each with their own traits and personalities.


Arch Rivals Game Gear Shooting from far away... is the ball in?!
Arch Rivals NES Be careful not to trip over the trash in the middle of the court
Arch Rivals NES Title screen
Arch Rivals NES A British Knights endorsement

Alternate Titles

  • "Arch Rivals: The Arcade Game" -- Genesis title
  • "Arch Rivals: Ein BasketKrawall" -- German NES title
  • "Arch Rivals: A BasketBrawl!" -- English NES title

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Critic Reviews

Sega Force Genesis Jan 14, 1993 84 out of 100 84
VideoGame NES Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Just Games Retro NES Jul 20, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Oct, 1989 76 out of 100 76
NES Times NES Feb 06, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Genesis Feb, 1993 64 out of 100 64
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play NES May, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 5.3 out of 10 53
Mean Machines Genesis Jul, 1992 40 out of 100 40


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