HardBall!

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HardBall!
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Ballistic
Developer:
Sound driver: Accolade sound driver
Genre: Sports

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$54.9554.95[2][3] ACLD003
Sega Mega Drive
US
(Video Game Classics)
Sega Mega Drive
EU
ACLD003
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[5] ACLD003

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HardBall! is a baseball game for the Sega Mega Drive and the first in Accolade's HardBall series. The Mega Drive version was not officially licensed by Sega.

HardBall! was followed by HardBall II, which missed Sega's system, however further sequels, Al Michaels Announces HardBall III, HardBall '94 and HardBall '95 did see a release on the Mega Drive.

Magazine articles

Main article: HardBall!/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #27: "October 1991" (1991-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in GamePro (US) #29: "December 1991" (1991-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Game Players Sega Guide! (US) #0203: "Vol. 2, No. 3: June/July 1991" (1991-0x-xx)
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Print advert in Joystick (FR) #18: "Juillet/Août 1991" (1991-0x-xx)
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Print advert in Consoles + (FR) #2: "Octobre 1991" (1991-10-05)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
75
[7]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
70
[8]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
60
[9]
Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
72
[10]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
92
[11]
Games-X (UK)
70
[12]
Joystick (FR) PAL
92
[13]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
72
[14]
MegaTech (UK)
75
[15]
Mean Machines (UK)
80
[16]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
75
[17]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
61
[5]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
75
[18]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-U
38
[19]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
70
[20]
Sega Mega Drive
72
Based on
15 reviews

HardBall!

Mega Drive, US
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Cover
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Cart
Hardball MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, US
(Video Game Classics)
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Cover
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Cart
Mega Drive, US
(Video Game Classics; Accolade cartridge)
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Cover
Mega Drive, EU
HardBall MD US Box Back.jpgHardball MD US BoxSpine.jpgHardball MD EU front.jpg
Cover
HardBall MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Hardball MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, FR
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Cover
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Cart
Mega Drive, DE
HardBall MD US Box Back.jpgHardball MD US BoxSpine.jpgHardball MD DE front.jpg
Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 bd1b9a04
MD5 93a1aa8830c0a5bc53716a3a61da1bed
SHA-1 42d42af36b4a69f0adb38aaa7fec32eb8c44c349
1MB 1991-04 Cartridge (US)

References

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HardBall games for Sega systems
HardBall! (1991) | Al Michaels Announces HardBall III (1993) | HardBall '94 (1994) | HardBall '95 (1995)
HardBall 5 (unreleased)