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Super Monkey Ball
Distributor: Infogrames (EU)
Number of players: 1-4
¥5,800 ( 6,090) DOL-P-GMBJ
US (Player's Choice)
€39.99 ?  DOL-P-GMBP
(スーパーモンキーボール) is a Super Monkey Ball 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 -
, released for Monkey Ball 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
, also a GameCube exclusive. Its features, as well as Super Monkey Ball 2 Super Monkey Ball 2's set would be included in .
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe
Source: In-game credits
Game Program Director: Hisashi Endo
System Programmers: Tetsuya Kaku, Kota Matsumoto, Yoshinori Suzuki
Party Game Programmers: Tetsu Yoshimitsu, Eiji Takaki, Youichi Ishikawa
Mini Game Programmers: Norio Haga, Yasumasa Matsumori, Koji Tokieda, Mie Kawanishi
2D System Programmers: Jun Tokuhara
Stage Design Director: Junichi Yamada
Stage Designers: Daisuke Sato, Kumiko Sakurai, Yukio Oda
Motion Design Director: Kazuhiro Izaki
Motion Designers: Michihiro Sato, Mika Sato, Mari Sasaki, Kentarou Niina
2D Designer: Chigaku Fukuhara
Character Designer: Mika Kojima
Planners: Yukinobu Arikawa, Hiroyuko Sakamoto
Sound Design: Hidenori Shoji,, Haruyoshi Tomita, Sakae Osumi
Monkey Voice: Kaoru Morota, Konami Yoshida, Rio Natsuki
Publicity: Masae Otoshi, Koji Ueda
Cooperation: Dole Food Company, Inc., Dole Japan, Ltd.
Special Thanks: Haikyo, Sturm Co., Ltd., T's Music Co., Ltd. Producer & Director: Toshihiro Nagoshi
Main article: Super Monkey Ball/Magazine articles.
Print advert in
GamePro (US) #159: "December 2001" (2001-xx-xx)
Print advert in
MAN!AC (DE) #08/2002 (2002-07-03)
Sega Retro Average
Consoles Micro (FR)
Consoles + (FR)
Computer & Video Games (UK)
NGC Magazine (UK)
GameCube, US (Player's Choice)
Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): GameCube
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File:CVG UK 246.pdf, page 70
File:ConsolesMicro FR 01.pdf, page 52
File:NGCMagazine UK 061.pdf, page 51