Side Pocket

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The main objective is to cross different USA cities and reach the predetermined scores to go ahead. But remember: you'll have only 16 balls and every error can be lethal!

The game also comes with modes for 2 players with two variants: 2P Pocket Game (the traditional mode) and 2P 9-Ball Game, where the premise is to sink 9 balls before the other player makes them first. If you prefer, test your target in Trick Game or even hear your favorite song in Jukebox.

After each stage completed (and some luck), a bonus stage will appear, as well as the chance to earn extra balls. You will only need a good target in the parquet block!


Side Pocket SNES Pay attention: sinking one ball in this (or in other) blue-star hole, you'll enter in a TRICK bonus game after you complete the level.
Side Pocket Game Gear Sinking a ball in the pocket marked with a star will give you bonus gifts.
Side Pocket SNES Los Angeles is the first city to visit. Good luck and reach the goal!
Side Pocket SNES Trick Game demonstration: don't break nothing, OK?

Alternate Titles

  • "Side vs Pocket" -- Game Boy in-game title
  • "Sidepocket for WonderSwan" -- Japanese WonderSwan title
  • "サイドポケット" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Genesis Sep 04, 2001 A- 91
GamePro (US) SNES Feb, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Portable Review Game Gear Jul 25, 2007 30 out of 40 75
Joystick (French) Game Boy Apr, 1991 73 out of 100 73
Interface NES 1992 71 out of 100 71
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1993 62 out of 100 62
Game Players Game Gear Jul, 1994 62 out of 100 62
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Game Gear Aug, 1994 6 out of 10 60
Total! (Germany) SNES Feb, 1994 3 out of 6 60
Player One Game Boy Sep, 1991 59 out of 100 59


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