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Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 3.7
Graphics The visual quality of the game 3.3
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 3.6
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.1
Overall User Score (24 votes) 3.4

Critic Reviews

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Player One (Nov, 1990)
Et bien sûr, comme dans toute simulation sportive, le plaisir est encore plus intense à deux. Bref, avant de prendre ma revanche sur l'incroyable Cantaloup, je n'ai qu'un not à dire: Double Dribble, c'est du 100% fun!
83 (Oct, 2011)
Obviously, you’ll want to rock this game with another person. One player is still enjoyable, but lacking. Still, this is the best basketball game I’ve played on the NES so far – that I can remember anyway. It’s been awhile! Long live Konami and long live DA-BU DARIBERU!
So komme ich zum guten Schluß zur Feststellung: DOUBLE DRIBBLE ist eines der besten und interessantesten Sport-Spiele, die es momentan gibt. Klug in Szene gesetzt, realistisch rübergebracht und endlosen Spaß garantierend! Wir können nur alle hoffen, daß dieses Produkt auch bald von europäischen Usern genossen werden kann Ein Spitzen-Werk!
Joystick (German) (Apr, 1989)
Alles in allem ist Double Dribble eine Sportspiel-Cartridge, die sowohl durch Grafik als auch durch die Spielgeschwindigkeit überzeugen konnte. Leider müssen wir hier sagen, daß das Spiel nicht vor Herbst 1989 in Deutschland erhältlich sein wird. Aber das Warten ist lohnenswert.
Tilt (May, 1990)
Cette conversion d'un jeu d'arcade de Konami est l'une des meilleures simulations sportives sur Nintendo. C'est un programme très ludique, qui offre une excellente jouabilité. L'animation est rapide, mais les sprites ont une nette tendance à clignoter. Double Dribble passionnera tous les sportifs sur micro.
NES Times (Apr 14, 2006)
So how does Double Dribble measure up to the later b-ball titles on the NES? While it can't compare with more advanced titles like Tecmo NBA Basketball that have more modes and options, Double Dribble does succeed where it counts, with fun, fast-paced gameplay that has stood the test of time. The 1P mode may not offer much lasting value, and the CPU teams may have an unfair advantage, but you'll still have a fun time. More importantly this game is great for quick two-player jam sessions. Overall, Double Dribble is another excellent Konami title, and still one of the best b-ball titles on the NES. If you want a simple yet fun hoops title that two players can enjoy, slam this cart into your system.
VideoGame (Jun, 1991)
Double Dribble é um jogo de basquete, que está sendo lançado no Brasil pela Dismac. Você pode disputar emocionantes partidas contra um amigo ou contra o computador, e o objetivo é ser campeão da NBA, a liga americana de basquete.
Double Dribble is a good way to acquaint yourself with one of America's biggest and best sports. Graphically the game is a little disappointing; the sprites are colourful, but they lack detail. Though sound is a mixture of jingles and spot effects, they blend together nicely to create the right atmosphere. Recommended to fans of the sport.
Retro Archives (Dec 28, 2020)
Réadapté à la maniabilité de la NES, Double Dribble y accomplit un tel sans-faute qu’on ne sait au fond pas trop quoi lui reprocher passé le fait qu’il n’offre toujours qu’un seul mode de jeu. Seul ou à deux, le plaisir est immédiat, et on peut très facilement y engloutir des heures, voire plus si affinités. Une très bonne pioche pour la NES.
Ação Games (Jun, 1991)
Talvez não seja o melhor jogo de basquete que você já viu, mas não chega a desapontar.
NES Archives (Feb 12, 2008)
The second best game on the NES is really the most impressive since it was the first good basketball game released on any home system. Pick it up to see what early basketball gaming was all about. You've gotta love those slam dunk cut scenes!
Both offensive and Defensive plays have an authentic feel. Double Dribble makes for an exciting end to end challenge with lots of baskets. A quality sports simulation.
Retro Game Reviews (Jul 27, 2015)
Double Dribble has fantastic presentation and some great gameplay but unfortunately it's extremely light on features. The solo mode is a lot of fun though and the multiplayer really shines while making for some tense, competitive matches.
1UP! (Jul 31, 2009)
Mais le jeu de Konami a la maniabilité en sa faveur. Cela peut sembler bien peu de choses, mais de un, cela veut dire qu'on peut toujours y revenir avec plaisir, de deux, que l'action se concentre sur une seule valeur qu'en ces temps de super stars, de fans hystériques, de shows à l'américaine, on a un peu perdu de vue: l'esprit du sport, du jeu.
The Video Game Critic (Aug 02, 2005)
As you might expect from Konami, there's a terrific halftime show complete with cheerleaders and mascots. Although somewhat uneven, Double Dribble still provides for a very fun and easy-to-play game of hoops.
Power Play (Apr, 1990)
Mit dem Sportspiel-Angebot für Nintendos Videospiel-Konsole schaut's noch etwas dürftig aus. Da kommt "Double Dribble" gerade recht, eine Basketball-Simulation vom renommierten Softwarehaus Konami.
Two-player action is pretty good, and the sound effects and music compliment the game well. However, this single game experience offers nothing more than a quick basketball jaunt. It’s definitely not sophisticated, but it’s not without its charm and is buoyed a bit by some nice sound effects and music.
50 (Oct 15, 2018)
Double Dribble was decent for its time but has long since been surpassed. Any fond feelings toward the game are pure nostalgia at this point. There is something to be said for a game that is all about the basics but Double Dribble is too simple to be entertaining for long. Stick with NBA Jam or NBA Playgrounds for your arcade thrills.