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Paperboy (Game Boy)

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Description

Based on the arcade game, 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 Game Boy watch out for skaters
Paperboy Game Boy game over
Paperboy Game Boy changing from the road to the path
Paperboy Game Boy someone not using the green cross code

Alternate Titles

  • "ペーパーボーイ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Mean Machines Dec, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Micro News Dec, 1991 11 out of 20 55
Power Play May, 1991 33 out of 100 33
Video Games Mar, 1991 33 out of 100 33

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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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