Actions

Super Monkey Ball

From Sega Retro


This teeny-tiny article needs some work. You can help us by expanding it.
n/a











SMB title.png
Super Monkey Ball
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Distributor: Infogrames (EU)
System(s): GameCube
Genre: Puzzle































Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Nintendo GameCube
JP
¥5,800 (6,090) DOL-P-GMBJ
Nintendo GameCube
US
$? DOL-P-GMBE
Nintendo GameCube
US (Player's Choice)
$? DOL-P-GMBE
Nintendo GameCube
EU
€39.99[1] ? DOL-P-GMBP



Super Monkey Ball (スーパーモンキーボール) is a Nintendo GameCube game developed by Amusement Vision and published by Sega. Despite all future games borrowing the "Super Monkey Ball" name, this release is not actually the first game in the series - Monkey Ball, released for Sega NAOMI hardware in 1999 was. Super Monkey Ball acts as an updated version of Monkey Ball, and was released exclusively for Nintendo's console, and was one of the three (and the only third-party) launch title for the GameCube in Japan.

The game was followed by Super Monkey Ball 2, also a GameCube exclusive. Its features, as well as Super Monkey Ball 2's set would be included in Super Monkey Ball Deluxe.

Production credits

Source: In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Super Monkey Ball/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

GamePro US 159.pdfGamePro US 159.pdf

Print advert in














GamePro (US) #159: "December 2001" (2001-xx-xx)

MAN!AC DE 2002-08.pdf

Print advert in














MAN!AC (DE) #08/2002 (2002-07-03)

Artwork

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
75 №1, p52/53[2]
84 №118, p98/99
90 №246, p70-71[1]
90 №103, p72/73
92 №61, p51[3]
Nintendo GameCube
86
Based on
5 reviews

GameCube, US
SuperMonkeyBall GC US Box.jpg
Cover
GameCube, US (Player's Choice)
SuperMonkeyBall GC US Box PlayersChoice.jpg
Cover
GameCube, JP
SuperMonkeyBall GC JP Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSuperMonkeyBall GC JP Box.jpg
Cover
SuperMonkeyBall GC JP Disc.jpg
Disc
GameCube, UK
SuperMonkeyBall GC EU Box.jpg
Cover
GameCube, FR

GameCube, DE
SuperMonkeyBall GC DE Box.jpg
Cover
GameCube, ES/PT
SuperMonkeyBall GC ES-PT Box.jpg
Cover

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): GameCube

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 File:CVG UK 246.pdf, page 70
  2. File:ConsolesMicro FR 01.pdf, page 52
  3. File:NGCMagazine UK 061.pdf, page 51


Super Monkey Ball series of games
Arcade
Monkey Ball (2001) | Super Monkey Ball: Ticket Blitz (20xx)
Nintendo GameCube
Super Monkey Ball (2001) | Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002) | Super Monkey Ball 2 Pack (2004) | Sonic Heroes & Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005) | Super Monkey Ball Adventure (2006)
Mobile phone
Sega Monkey Ball (2002) | AiAi's Funhouse (2002) | Monkey Ball Bowling (2003) | Monkey Ball Mini Golf (2003) | Super Monkey Ball 3D (200x) | Super Monkey Ball: Tip 'n Tilt (2007) | Super Monkey Ball: Tip 'n Tilt 2 (200x)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)
Nokia N-Gage
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2003)
Sony PlayStation 2
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005) | Super Monkey Ball Adventure (2006)
Xbox
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005) | Sonic Heroes & Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005) | Sonic Mega Collection Plus & Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (2005)
Nintendo DS
Super Monkey Ball: Touch & Roll (2005) | Sega Fun Pack: Sonic Rush & Super Monkey Ball: Touch & Roll (2009)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Super Monkey Ball Adventure (2006)
Nintendo Wii
Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz (2006) | Sega Fun Pack: Sonic and the Secret Rings & Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz (2009) | Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll (2010)
iOS
Super Monkey Ball (2008) | Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition (2010) | Super Monkey Ball Bounce (2014)
Nintendo 3DS
Super Monkey Ball 3D (2011)
Windows Phone 7
Super Monkey Ball (2011) | Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition (2012)
Google Android OS
Super Monkey Ball (2011) | Super Monkey Ball Uki-Uki Seesaw (2012) | Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition (2012) | Super Monkey Ball Bounce (2014)
Sony PlayStation Vita
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz (2012)
Super Monkey Ball Characters
AiAi | MeeMee
Super Monkey Ball related media
Book
Super Monkey Ball Player's Book (2001) | Prima's Official Strategy Guide: Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002)