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Speedball

Critic Score User Score
DOS
...
...
Commodore 64
83
...
Atari ST
86
3.4

Trivia

C64 version

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

Inspiration

Unofficially inspired by the 1975 movie Rollerball.

Playtesting

According to Eric Matthews, plain programming only took one and a half months - but play testing and fine tuning of the game play took another four months. Spending such amounts of time on the game play was very unusual at the time the game was created.

Awards

  • Golden Joystick Award
    • 1989 - won the 16-bit Game of the Year award
Information also contributed by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker and Ricky Derocher

Contributed by Macintrash (2495) on May 23, 2000. [revised by : Alaka (33359) and Jo ST (16686)]. -- edit trivia