HardBall III (SNES)

HardBall III SNES Title Screen


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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.


HardBall III SNES Ready to bat
HardBall III SNES Ball is pitched
HardBall III SNES Man on first base
HardBall III SNES Select your star player

Alternate Titles

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

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Game Players Apr, 1994 87 out of 100 87
Video Games Aug, 1994 83 out of 100 83
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Apr, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 1994 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) May, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Total! (Germany) Aug, 1994 3.25 out of 6 55


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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.


  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #3 Best Strategy Game in 1992

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