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Monkey Ball Monkey Ball - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

Using a banana-shaped joystick, the player controls a monkey in a rolling ball collecting bananas from point A to B while being careful not to fall off the edges of the platform.

Monkey Ball was produced by Sega in 2000.

Sega released 594 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period Monkey Ball was produced include: Flash Beats, Dengen Tenshi Taisen Janshi Shangri-la, Dynamite Baseball 99, Slashout, delete4, 18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker, Confidential Mission, Giant Gram 2000 - All Japan Pro-Wrestling 3 Brave Men Of Glory, Magical Truck Adventure, and Samba De Amigo

Specs

Name Monkey Ball
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 2000
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8736
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Monkey Ball KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.64 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.50

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 0.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 3.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Monkey Ball Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,514 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,994 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Common - There are 28 known instances of this machine owned by Monkey Ball collectors who are active members. Of these, 18 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 9 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Monkey Ball circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 7 active VAPS members currently looking for Monkey Ball. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Monkey Ball circuit board set.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 12 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

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2015 1 230.00 230.00
All Years 1 230.00 230.00

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