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Super Monkey Ball

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Platforms
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Arcade
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GameCube
84
3.7
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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 Monkey billiards
Super Monkey Ball GameCube Watch for moving platforms!
Super Monkey Ball GameCube Goal!!!!!
Super Monkey Ball GameCube The goal is in sight

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

Nintendo Life GameCube Jan 02, 2006 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
GamePro (US) GameCube Nov 16, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
Edge GameCube Oct 08, 2001 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot GameCube Nov 07, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
Gamesmania GameCube May 05, 2002 88 out of 100 88
4Players.de GameCube May 16, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Digital Press - Classic Video Games GameCube Dec 13, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Bright Hub GameCube Nov 24, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Nov, 2001 7.75 out of 10 78
Retroage GameCube Nov 13, 2009 7.7 out of 10 77

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Trivia

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 (474) and JPaterson (9161)