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An updated version of the original Double Dribble basketball game. Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition. The Playoff Edition expands dramatically on the original in a number of ways:
  • 16 teams of 12 (fictitious) players each
  • All players individually rated for various skills (Shooting %, Stamina, etc.)
  • Three play modes: Exhibition, Playoff (with password feature), and Multiplayer
  • 8-way multiplayer support with the Sega "Team Player" adapter


Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis The team logos are nothing like the NBA ones - the title is not licensed
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Rebound
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Team select
Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition Genesis Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Hyper Dunk: The Playoff Edition" -- Japanese title
  • "HyperDunk" -- European title
  • "ハイパー ダンク ザ プレイオフ エディション" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Mega Fun Mar, 1994 86 out of 100 86
Play Time Apr 06, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Mean Machines Apr, 1994 65 out of 100 65
Computer and Video Games (CVG) May, 1994 61 out of 100 61
Sega Force Mar 29, 1994 59 out of 100 59
Game Players Apr, 1994 58 out of 100 58
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1994 26 out of 50 52
Video Games May, 1994 50 out of 100 50
GamePro (US) Jun, 1994 2.5 out of 5 50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games May 01, 2005 3 out of 10 30


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PCGamer77 (3234) added Double Dribble: The Playoff Edition (Genesis) on Jun 09, 2002