Paperboy (Genesis)

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Description

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 Genesis The end of each level has a short obstacle course
Paperboy Genesis Run over by a car
Paperboy Genesis You get an overview of all deliveries each day
Paperboy Genesis Throw the papers at the mailbox or at the doorstep to make a successful delivery

Alternate Titles

  • "ペーパーボーイ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Sega-16.com May 08, 2006 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1992 7 out of 12 58
Player One Jun, 1992 55 out of 100 55
Video Games May, 1992 46 out of 100 46

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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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