HardBall III

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
DOS
...
3.7
Genesis
77
3.1
SNES
74
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 Genesis Title screen
HardBall III DOS Accolade Presents (MCGA/VGA)
HardBall III DOS Before the game (MCGA/VGA)
HardBall III DOS Title screen (EGA)

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jul, 1992 11 out of 12 92
Video Games Genesis May, 1993 86 out of 100 86
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 SNES Aug, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Play Time Genesis Jun, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Apr, 1994 8 out of 10 80
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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