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HardBall III

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
...
3.7
Genesis
...
3.1
SNES
73
3.7
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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 DOS Demo Mode (EGA)
HardBall III Genesis Team selection screen
HardBall III DOS A game in progress (MCGA/VGA)
HardBall III SNES On the mound

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jul, 1992 11 out of 12 92
Game Players SNES Apr, 1994 87 out of 100 87
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1992 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Jun, 1993 10 out of 12 83
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Apr, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Genesis May, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Power Play DOS Jul, 1992 74 out of 100 74
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1992 72 out of 100 72
GamePro (US) SNES May, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70

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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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