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An updated version of the original Double Dribble basketball game. Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition. The Playoff Edition expands dramatically on the original in a number of ways:
  • 16 teams of 12 (fictitious) players each
  • All players individually rated for various skills (Shooting %, Stamina, etc.)
  • Three play modes: Exhibition, Playoff (with password feature), and Multiplayer
  • 8-way multiplayer support with the Sega "Team Player" adapter


Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Team select
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Starting...
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Slam dunk!
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Title screen (Japanese version)

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Alternate Titles

  • "Hyper Dunk: The Playoff Edition" -- Japanese title
  • "HyperDunk" -- European title
  • "ハイパー ダンク ザ プレイオフ エディション" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Mega Fun Mar, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Play Time Apr 06, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Consoles Plus May, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Mean Machines Apr, 1994 65 out of 100 65
Sega Force Mar 29, 1994 59 out of 100 59
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1994 5.2 out of 10 52
Video Games May, 1994 50 out of 100 50
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jun, 1994 5 out of 10 50
GamePro (US) Jun, 1994 2.5 out of 5 50
All Game Guide 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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PCGamer77 (3236) added Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition (Genesis) on Jun 09, 2002