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Super Dodge Ball (NES)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.4
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.8
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.4
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.8
Overall MobyScore (12 votes) 4.1


The Press Says

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Nintendo Power Magazine
Dodgeball is known by almost as many names and variations as there are schoolyards. There are three modes of play here with three skill levels in each mode.
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All Game Guide
Whether you play the computer teams going for the World Cup or your best friend from school, Super Dodge Ball is always a delightful challenge.
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NES Archives
I thought this one was going to be amazing, instead it is only decent. I would love to talk to people who love this one to see what they do to keep it fun. For me, it is just too easy to be fun for more than a few minutes.
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The Video Game Critic
Now this is an original concept, and I think I like it! Super Dodge Ball is a contest between two teams playing in two connected boxed areas. Each box holds one team's "target players", with offensive players lining the perimeter. The goal is to knock out all of your opponent's target players, each of which has his own life meter. You can pass the ball around, jump, duck, and catch a ball thrown at you. There's nothing more satisfying than nailing an opponent in the back of his head! Graphics are not Super Dodge Ball's strong suit. There's a terrible amount of flicker, and the scrolling is extremely choppy. When you don't have the ball, your control is alternated between your players, which is confusing. But despite its flaws, this innovative game has become somewhat of a cult classic over the years.
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Jeuxvideo.com
A la frontière entre le sport de ballon et le sport de combat, le ballon prisonnier alors joué dans les cours d'école, débarque dans nos salons à travers la console de Nintendo. Et force est de constater que cette première adaptation vidéoludique est assez fidèle à l'expérience d'origine même si quelques modifications du règlement ont été apportées. Dommage que ce galop d'essai soit entaché par un contenu bien trop rachitique. Les matchs manquent d'intensité et participent à l'installation d'une certaine redondance. Super Dodge Ball se pratique donc non sans déplaisir mais ne vous laissera pas un souvenir impérissable.