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Monopoly (NES)

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This is an adaptation of the Monopoly board game for home consoles and computers, completely reproducing all aspects of gameplay. Player movements can be presented as 3D animations, but those can be optionally turned off for those who don't want to see animations. There can be up to 6 players at once, and it can be played over the Internet on those platforms which support such connections. Some versions have music in MIDI format, with WAV sound effects. Roll dice, spin around the board, and don't forget to have fun as you pass GO!


Monopoly NES Title screen (Japanese version)
Monopoly NES Select Players
Monopoly NES Auction Time
Monopoly NES By selecting a computer player, you'll be asked to select a character for it

Alternate Titles

  • "モノポリー" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jul, 1991 9 out of 10 90
Just Games Retro Jan 20, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Netjak Mar 26, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1991 6.25 out of 10 62


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The Sega Master System version (others might, too) of this game uses the classical music piece The Entertainer, composed by Scott Joplin, for the theme song.


  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #113 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #15 Top Sleeper Of All Time
Information also contributed by Zack Green

Related Web Sites

  • Howard & Nester do Monopoly (A regular feature in Nintendo Power magazine, Howard & Nester was a comic strip about two game whizzes who would one-up each other, while disclosing hints and tips, in the settings of various recently-released games for the NES platform. In Volume 24's installment, Howard teaches Nester the shifting value of a Get Out of Jail Free card.)
totalgridlock (83) added Monopoly (NES) on Feb 03, 2004
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