Paperboy (Commodore 64)

Genre
Perspective
Sport
Theme
68
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.2
User Score
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Description

The object of Paperboy is to deliver papers to your customers while inflicting as much damage as possible to the houses of your non-customers. To make things more difficult, numerous obstacles get in your way including construction workers, rogue tires, skateboarders, dogs and cats, cars, and even the occasional tornado.

Screenshots

Paperboy Commodore 64 Title Screen
Paperboy Commodore 64 "How do you do, sir?"
Paperboy Commodore 64 Loader
Paperboy Commodore 64 Paperboy is about to be run over by a car

Alternate Titles

  • "ペーパーボーイ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1989 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) May, 1986 9.25 out of 10 92
Commodore Force Aug, 1993 60 out of 100 60
64'er Feb, 1987 8 out of 15 53
Happy Computer 1986 53 out of 100 53
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Dec, 1989 52 out of 100 52

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Paperboy appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cover

The cover for the Xbox LIVE Arcade version of the game is actually taken from the earlier Nintendo 64 game in the series, but with some things removed.

Sales

Elite's home computer versions sold more copies when re-released on the Encore budget label than they did when released at full price.

Awards

  • British Software Industry
    • 1986 - Game of the Year
Information also contributed by M4R14N0 and Martin Smith

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