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HardBall III

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Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
...
3.7
Genesis
...
3.4
SNES
73
4.0
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Description

The third game in the Hardball baseball series. This revision features 256 colour VGA graphics, and announcer Al Michaels provides running commentary while you play.

Screenshots

HardBall III Genesis Ready to throw
HardBall III DOS Player Screen (EGA)
HardBall III DOS Title screen (EGA)
HardBall III DOS The player editor (EGA)

Alternate Titles

  • "HardBall 3" -- Alternate spelling
  • "Al Michaels Announces HardBall III" -- Tag-lined title

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The Press Says

Game Players SNES Apr, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Video Games Genesis May, 1993 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1992 85 out of 100 85
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Apr, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Power Play DOS Jul, 1992 74 out of 100 74
Mega Fun Genesis May, 1993 74 out of 100 74
GamePro (US) SNES May, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Total! (Germany) SNES Aug, 1994 3.25 out of 6 55

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Trivia

Add-ons

Two add-on disks were released for Hardball III, Hardball III: MLBPA Players Disk, which added real players, team rosters, and stats as of the '92 All-Star Break, and the Stadiums Add-on disk, which contained 26 real MLB stadiums. Each had a street price of $15.

Awards

  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #3 Best Strategy Game in 1992

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