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Arch Rivals (Genesis)

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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 Genesis Choosing a player
Arch Rivals Genesis Jumping for the ball
Arch Rivals Genesis I just like tall guys!
Arch Rivals Genesis The player is getting ready

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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The Press Says

Sega Force Jan 14, 1993 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Feb, 1993 64 out of 100 64
Mean Machines Jul, 1992 40 out of 100 40
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Aug, 1992 4 out of 12 33
Sega-16.com Feb 05, 2009 2 out of 10 20


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Terok Nor (18355) added Arch Rivals (Genesis) on Jun 12, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Alaka (30475), lugnut (359) and Terok Nor (18355)