Paperboy (Genesis)

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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.


Paperboy Genesis With only a limited supply of papers at the start, you need to pick up more while cycling.
Paperboy Genesis Paperboy's fan club at the end of each day.
Paperboy Genesis Select a difficulty level. Hard levels have more obstacles and need more deliveries.
Paperboy Genesis Neglect your duties and get fired!

Alternate Titles

  • "ペーパーボーイ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews 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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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.


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.


Elite's home computer versions sold more copies when re-released on the Encore budget label than they did when released at full price.


  • British Software Industry
    • 1986 - Game of the Year
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