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Super Monkey Ball

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  • Sega Super Monkey Ball

Super Monkey Ball is a 3-D racing game featuring monkeys inside transparent balls that race on suspended tracks. This makes getting around a bit of a challenge--go too fast in one direction and you can send your monkey sailing off the edge and into the abyss (accompanied by a sad wail on its way down).

Super Monkey Ball is all about the racing, the core component of the game's GameCube predecessor. But the mini-games and multiplayer games that make the GameCube game fun when you're having a party are all absent--something for Sega to work on for the next installment, for sure.--Peter Cohen

At a Glance
  • 3-D action game for iPhone

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