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Description

Arch Rivals is a 2-on-2 basketball game that stands out from the crowd for its "no rules" approach. Fouling out other players is more than accepted, it's encouraged. Choose from twelve different teams and eight players, each with their own traits and personalities.

Screenshots

Arch Rivals Game Gear Title screen with credits
Arch Rivals Genesis Choosing a player
Arch Rivals Game Gear Starting the match
Arch Rivals Genesis Starting a match

Promo Images

Arch Rivals Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Arch Rivals: The Arcade Game" -- Genesis title
  • "Arch Rivals: Ein BasketKrawall" -- German NES title
  • "Arch Rivals: A BasketBrawl!" -- English NES title

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Critic Reviews

VideoGame NES Jun, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Oct, 1989 76 out of 100 76
GamePro (US) Game Gear Mar, 1993 73 out of 100 73
Questicle.net NES Jan, 2011 B- 67
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Feb, 1991 26 out of 40 65
Power Play Genesis Feb, 1993 64 out of 100 64
Power Play NES May, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Play Time Genesis Jul, 1992 52 out of 100 52
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Aug, 1992 4 out of 12 33

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Contributed to by Alaka (86671), lugnut (381) and Terok Nor (32356)
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