Super Monkey Ball

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Super Monkey Ball
System(s): GameCube
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Distributor: Infogrames (Europe)
Genre: Puzzle

















Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Nintendo GameCube
JP
¥5,800 (6,090)5,800 (6,090)[6] DOL-P-GMBJ
DOL-GMBJ-JPN
Nintendo GameCube
US
DOL-P-GMBE
DOL-GMBE-USA
ESRB: Everyone
Nintendo GameCube
US
(Player's Choice)
DOL-P-GMBE
DOL-GMBE-USA
ESRB: Everyone
Nintendo GameCube
DE
DOL-P-GMBP
DOL-GMBP-NOE
USK: 0
Nintendo GameCube
ES
DOL-P-GMBP
DOL-GMBP-EUR
aDeSe: Todos los Publicos
Nintendo GameCube
FR
DOL-P-GMBP
DOL-GMBP-FRA
SELL: Tous Publics
Nintendo GameCube
FR
(Player's Choice)
DOL-P-GMBP
DOL-GMBP-FRA
PEGI: 3+
Nintendo GameCube
UK
£39.9939.99[2][3] DOL-P-GMBP
DOL-GMBP-UKV
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Nintendo GameCube
IT
DOL-P-GMBP
DOL-GMBP-ITA
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Nintendo GameCube
AU
DOL-P-GMBP
OFLC: G8

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 2001 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.

History

Legacy

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

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Print advert in GamePro (US) #159: "December 2001" (2001-xx-xx)
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Print advert in MAN!AC (DE) #2002-08: "08/2002" (2002-07-03)
also published in:

Artwork

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
big.N (DE) NTSC-J
86
[10]
Consoles Micro (FR)
75
[11]
Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
84
[12]
Cube (UK) PAL
93
[13]
Cubezone (FR) PAL
65
[14]
Computer & Video Games (UK) PAL
90
[2]
Edge (UK) NTSC-J
90
[15]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
83
[16]
GMR (US) NTSC-U
80
[17]
Hyper (AU) PAL
88
[18]
MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-J
79
[19]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
79
[20]
NGC Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
92
[21]
NGC Magazine (UK) PAL
88
[22]
Nintendo: Le Magazine Officiel (FR) PAL
75
[23]
Nintendo Official Magazine (UK) PAL
80
[24]
Nintendo Official Magazine (UK) PAL
92
[25]
Nintendo Power (US) NTSC-U
100
[26]
N-Zone (DE) PAL
81
[27]
The Official Nintendo Magazine (UK) PAL
88
[28]
Play (US) NTSC-U
70
[29]
Strana Igr (RU)
78
[30]
Nintendo GameCube
83
Based on
22 reviews

Super Monkey Ball

GameCube, US
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GameCube, US (Player's Choice)
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GameCube, JP
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GameCube, UK
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Cover
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Disc
GameCube, FR
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Cover
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GameCube, FR (Player's Choice)
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GameCube, DE
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Cover
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Disc
GameCube, ES/PT
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Cover
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GameCube, IT
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GameCube, AU
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External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): GameCube (archive)
  • Nintendo catalogue pages: JP, US, AU (archive)

References

  1. http://www.nintendo.com/games/gamepage/gamepage_main.jsp?gameId=617 (Wayback Machine: 2003-04-02 19:43)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Computer & Video Games, "May 2002" (UK; 2002-04-xx), page 70
  3. Cube, "Issue Three" (UK; 2002-02-14), page 15
  4. https://www.amazon.fr/S%C3%A9ga-Super-Monkey-Ball/dp/B000066A3J/ (Wayback Machine: 2019-05-18 20:27)
  5. http://www.amazon.de:80/Sega-Super-Monkey-Ball/dp/B000063WNH? (Wayback Machine: 2016-04-08 08:45)
  6. 6.0 6.1 http://sega.jp/gc/monkeyb/ (Wayback Machine: 2004-08-21 12:22)
  7. http://www.nintendo.com.au/gamecube/games/supermonkey.php (Wayback Machine: 2002-08-16 21:10)
  8. N-Zone, "08/02" (DE; 2002-07-17), page 37
  9. N-Zone, "09/02" (DE; 2002-08-21), page 27
  10. big.N, "xxxx 2001" (DE; 2001-xx-xx), page 39
  11. Consoles Micro, "Mai 2002" (FR; 2002-xx-xx), page 52
  12. Consoles +, "Novembre 2001" (FR; 2001-1x-xx), page 98
  13. Cube, "Issue Six" (UK; 2002-05-02), page 68
  14. Cubezone, "Juin 2002" (FR; 2002-xx-xx), page 90
  15. Edge, "November 2001" (UK; 2001-10-08), page 72
  16. GamePro, "December 2001" (US; 2001-xx-xx), page 156
  17. GMR, "February 2003" (US; 2003-xx-xx), page 96
  18. Hyper, "June 2002" (AU; 2002-05-08), page 64
  19. MAN!AC, "11/2001" (DE; 2001-10-02), page 54
  20. MAN!AC, "06/2002" (DE; 2002-05-02), page 58
  21. NGC Magazine, "December 2001" (UK; 2001-10-19), page 46
  22. NGC Magazine, "May 2002" (UK; 2002-04-15), page 56
  23. Nintendo: Le Magazine Officiel, "Mai 2002" (FR; 2002-0x-xx), page 111
  24. Nintendo Official Magazine, "May 2002" (UK; 2002-04-19), page 62
  25. Nintendo Official Magazine, "September 2003" (UK; 2003-08-15), page 120
  26. Nintendo Power, "November 2001" (US; 2001-1x-xx), page 141
  27. N-Zone, "05/02" (DE; 2002-04-24), page 48
  28. The Official Nintendo Magazine, "March 2006" (UK; 2006-xx-xx), page 125
  29. Play, "Premiere Issue" (US; 2001-xx-xx), page 29
  30. Strana Igr, "Oktyabr 2001 2/2" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 22


Super Monkey Ball

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Books: Super Monkey Ball Player's Book (2001)
Music: Ei-Ei-Poo! (2001)

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) | 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)
Game Boy Advance
Super Monkey Ball Jr. (2002)
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 (2009) | Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition (2010) | Super Monkey Ball 2: Sakura Edition Lite (2012) | 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 Adventure (201x)
Sony PlayStation 4
Xbox One
Nintendo Switch
Steam
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD (2019) | Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania (2021)
Super Monkey Ball related media
Book
Super Monkey Ball Player's Book (2001) | Prima's Official Strategy Guide: Super Monkey Ball 2 (2002)