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Powerball

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Powerball/Wrestleball
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console
Publisher: Namco
Developer:
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥5,800 T-14043
Sega Mega Drive
US
$56.99[1] T-14036



Wii Virtual Console
JP
¥600[2] pts ?
Wii Virtual Console
US
$800[4] pts ?




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Powerball, called Wrestleball (レッスルボール) in Japan, is a 1991 sports game for the Sega Mega Drive by Namco. The game is a cross between handegg and football, where the goal is to either throw or kick the ball into the opponent's goal.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Powerball Powerball
Japanese レッスルボール Wrestleball

Production credits

  • Staff: Moriwaki, Nakamura, Kawamoto, Saita
Source: Internal ROM text (US version only)[5]


Magazine articles

Main article: Powerball/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

EGM US 019.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #19: "February 1991" (1991-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #20: "March 1991" (1991-xx-xx)[6]
  • GamePro (US) #20: "March 1991" (1991-xx-xx)[7]
  • Game Players (US) #0304: "Vol. 3 No. 4 April 1991" (1991-xx-xx)[8]
  • Game Players (US) #0306: "Vol. 3 No. 6 June 1991" (1991-xx-xx)[9]
  • Sega Visions (US) #4: "April/May 1991" (1991-xx-xx)[10]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №1991-03, p34[11]
83 №, p83[12]
70 №124, [1]
100 №1991-03, p40
70 №16, p167[13]
48 №3, p28/29[14]
80 №23, p54
78 №5, p21[15]
76 №11, p44/45
74 №18, p66
30 №10, p76/77[16]
94 №55, p60/61[17]
Sega Mega Drive
74
Based on
12 reviews

Mega Drive, US
PowerBall MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Powerball MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, JP
WrestleBall MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
WrestleBall MD JP CartTop.jpg
Powerball md jp cart.jpg
Cart
Wrestleball md jp manual.pdf
Manual

External links

References