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Super Monkey Ball

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GameCube
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Description

You play as one of four monkeys, each one trapped inside a transparent ball. You are tasked with completing various objectives by tilting the game level, resulting in your monkey "rolling" forward or backward. There are 100 stages, ranging from easy to impossible.

There are also various mini-games for you to unlock, such as Monkey Billiards and Monkey Bowling.

Screenshots

Super Monkey Ball GameCube Celebration
Super Monkey Ball GameCube Collect bananas on a bonus level
Super Monkey Ball GameCube Crazy Introduction
Super Monkey Ball GameCube Monkey fight!

Alternate Titles

  • "スーパーモンキーボール" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Sega bring us yet another brilliantly playable and original arcade game. GameCube Sycada (175)
Great multiplayer game, lacks story GameCube Da-Flea (27)

The Press Says

SegaFan.com GameCube Sep 17, 2002 9.4 out of 10 94
games xtreme GameCube May 07, 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
GamePro (US) GameCube Nov 16, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
The Age GameCube Jun 20, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gaming Target GameCube Apr 19, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
Game Revolution GameCube Nov, 2001 B+ 83
N-Zone GameCube Jul 06, 2003 81 out of 100 81
Bright Hub GameCube Nov 24, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Retroage GameCube Nov 13, 2009 7.7 out of 10 77
Jeuxvideo.com GameCube Jun 04, 2002 15 out of 20 75

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Super Monkey Ball appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Bananas

The developers of Super Monkey Ball actually licensed the logo for Dole bananas for the bananas in game.

Product codes

For the Japanese and German releases of the game, a game media product code normally used for multi-disc games was used.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – GameCube Action Game of the Year

Contributed to by The cranky hermit (491) and JPaterson (9140)