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The object of Paperboy is to deliver papers to your customers while inflicting as much damage as possible to the houses of your non-customers. To make things more difficult, numerous obstacles get in your way including construction workers, rogue tires, skateboarders, dogs and cats, cars, and even the occasional tornado.


Paperboy SEGA Master System Intro
Paperboy SEGA Master System Game over
Paperboy SEGA Master System Monday route
Paperboy SEGA Master System Title screen

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "ペーパーボーイ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "페이퍼보이" -- Korean spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Apr 01, 2012 A- 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Mean Machines Oct, 1990 85 out of 100 85
Sega Power Dec, 1993 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
VideoGame Jul, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Joystick (French) Apr, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Hey Poor Player May 19, 2017 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Play Time May, 1991 69 out of 100 69
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1990 8.2 out of 12 68
Power Play Feb, 1991 52 out of 100 52


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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Paperboy appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


The cover for the Xbox LIVE Arcade version of the game is actually taken from the earlier Nintendo 64 game in the series, but with some things removed.


Elite's home computer versions sold more copies when re-released on the Encore budget label than they did when released at full price.


  • British Software Industry
    • 1986 - Game of the Year
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