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Side Pocket (Game Gear)

Side Pocket Game Gear Title Screen.


100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
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The main objective is to cross different USA cities and reach the predetermined scores to go ahead. But remember: you'll have only 16 balls and every error can be lethal!

The game also comes with modes for 2 players with two variants: 2P Pocket Game (the traditional mode) and 2P 9-Ball Game, where the premise is to sink 9 balls before the other player makes them first. If you prefer, test your target in Trick Game or even hear your favorite song in Jukebox.

After each stage completed (and some luck), a bonus stage will appear, as well as the chance to earn extra balls. You will only need a good target in the parquet block!


Side Pocket Game Gear Pocket game class board. Starting at Club Class.
Side Pocket Game Gear The  Trick Game: chose among 19 Trick Shots to clear.
Side Pocket Game Gear Free ball means you can place the white ball at any place of the table.
Side Pocket Game Gear If you fail to reach the next class, you are allowed to try again (keeping the lives you had at the end of the last game).

Alternate Titles

  • "Side vs Pocket" -- Game Boy in-game title
  • "Sidepocket for WonderSwan" -- Japanese WonderSwan title
  • "サイドポケット" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Portable Review Jul 25, 2007 30 out of 40 75
GamePro (US) Jul, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1994 6.3 out of 10 63
Game Players Jul, 1994 62 out of 100 62
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Aug, 1994 6 out of 10 60


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C V (839) added Side Pocket (Game Gear) on Dec 30, 2005
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