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HardBall III (Genesis)

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The third game in the Hardball baseball series. This revision features 256 colour VGA graphics, and announcer Al Michaels provides running commentary while you play.


HardBall III Genesis Practice some batting.
HardBall III Genesis Start the game, choose the teams and some other options
HardBall III Genesis The field gets crowded
HardBall III Genesis Ready to throw

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HardBall III Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 60 (July 1994)

Alternate Titles

  • "HardBall 3" -- Alternate spelling
  • "Al Michaels Announces HardBall III" -- Tag-lined title

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Video Games May, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Mean Machines May, 1993 84 out of 100 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jun, 1993 10 out of 12 83
Play Time Jun, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Mega Fun May, 1993 74 out of 100 74
All Game Guide 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Mar, 1993 18 out of 40 45


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Two add-on disks were released for Hardball III, Hardball III: MLBPA Players Disk, which added real players, team rosters, and stats as of the '92 All-Star Break, and the Stadiums Add-on disk, which contained 26 real MLB stadiums. Each had a street price of $15.


  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/1993– #3 Best Strategy Game in 1992

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