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Speedball (NES)

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The original future sport game, Speedball is played out on a small court with five players on each team, making it more frantic than the more famous sequel. The ball must be thrown into the goal at your opponent's end. Any amount of physical contact can be made, and there are no illegal ways to get the ball or the goal.

Before each match you can bribe the referee into awarding you a head-start or strengthening the abilities of your players. You compete in a simple knockout cup tournament, or in individual 2-player games.


Speedball NES The computer scored a goal.
Speedball NES Attempting to score a goal.
Speedball NES Select your team.
Speedball NES Rival has a ball

Alternate Titles

  • "KlashBall" -- NES title

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Nov, 1991 4 out of 5 80


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The C64 version of the game is one of the 30 games on the Commodore 64 Direct TV retro game joystick released in 2004.

Related Web Sites

  • Speedball (Bitmap Brothers' site for "Speedball".)
Alaka (30013) added Speedball (NES) on Mar 27, 2008
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