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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.


Arch Rivals Genesis Game strategy
Arch Rivals Genesis Jumping for the ball
Arch Rivals Genesis Starting a match
Arch Rivals Genesis Come on, guys, be more aggressive!

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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

Sega Force Jan 14, 1993 84 out of 100 84
Video Games Jan, 1993 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Feb, 1993 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Jul, 1992 52 out of 100 52
Mean Machines Jul, 1992 40 out of 100 40
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Aug, 1992 4 out of 12 33 Feb 05, 2009 2 out of 10 20


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Terok Nor (27138) added Arch Rivals (Genesis) on Jun 12, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Alaka (58149), lugnut (382) and Terok Nor (27138)