DescriptionYou play as one of four monkeys, each one trapped inside a transparent ball. You are tasked with completing various objectives by tilting the game level, resulting in your monkey "rolling" forward or backward. There are 100 stages, ranging from easy to impossible.
There are also various mini-games for you to unlock, such as Monkey Billiards and Monkey Bowling.
- "スーパーモンキーボール" -- Japanese spelling
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|Sega bring us yet another brilliantly playable and original arcade game.||Sycada (175)|
|Great multiplayer game, lacks story||Da-Flea (27)|
|GameSpy||Nov 20, 2001||91 out of 100||91|
|GamePro (US)||Nov 16, 2001||4.5 out of 5||90|
|The Age||Jun 20, 2002||90|
|Edge||Oct 08, 2001||9 out of 10||90|
|Gamesmania.de||May 05, 2002||88 out of 100||88|
|Game Informer Magazine||Nov, 2001||8.5 out of 10||85|
|N-Zone||Jul 06, 2003||81 out of 100||81|
|Press Start Online||Jul 15, 2006||16 out of 20||80|
|Gamezone (Germany)||Oct 05, 2001||8 out of 10||80|
|Officiel Nintendo Magazine||May, 2002||7.5 out of 10||75|
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1001 Video GamesSuper Monkey Ball appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
BananasThe developers of Super Monkey Ball actually licensed the logo for Dole bananas for the bananas in game.
Product codesFor the Japanese and German releases of the game, a game media product code normally used for multi-disc games was used.
- 2001 – GameCube Action Game of the Year