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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 Intro
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Playoff tree
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Team select
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Title screen (European 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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jun, 1994 9 out of 12 75
Consoles Plus May, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1994 5.2 out of 10 52
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
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jun, 1994 5 out of 10 50
Video Games May, 1994 50 out of 100 50 Nov 19, 2014 3 out of 10 30


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PCGamer77 (3237) added Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition (Genesis) on Jun 09, 2002