Compare Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Nintendo Wii, 2006) to Balls of Fury (Nintendo Wii, 2007)

 
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  Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Nintendo Wii, 2006)

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Nintendo Wii, 2006)

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Sega's loony Super Monkey Ball series makes its Wii debut with motion-sensitive controls and a barrel full of new features. As with previous entries, the action in Banana Blitz involves... More
Sega's loony Super Monkey Ball series makes its Wii debut with motion-sensitive controls and a barrel full of new features. As with previous entries, the action in Banana Blitz involves tilting the environment so a monkey-encased orb rolls safely toward the exit. Eight themed worlds, ranging from pirates to outer space, feature eight puzzle stages apiece, and for the first time in the series, a climactic boss encounter. The Wii Remote tilts the environment left or right so players can collect bananas and avoid traps that threaten to burst each monkey's bubble.<br><br>Another new feature is the jump ability, which panicked primates rely on to advance through multi-tiered stages and to succeed during the boss fights. Of course, a Super Monkey Ball game wouldn't be complete without an assortment of mini-games to partake in, and Banana Blitz features an eclectic mix of over 30 sporting events and arcade-style challenges. Up to four players can challenge each other in hammer throws, foot races, golf matches, squash games, hurdles, a home run derby, and more. Each event uses the Wii Remote in different ways, as players swing, shake, tilt, and flick the controller for more monkey merriment. Less
Randy Daytona is a washed-up ping-pong player who is desperate to unleash his Balls of Fury upon the man who killed his father. Based on the 2007 film, players take the role of Daytona in... More
Randy Daytona is a washed-up ping-pong player who is desperate to unleash his Balls of Fury upon the man who killed his father. Based on the 2007 film, players take the role of Daytona in "Story" mode as he is recruited by an FBI agent named Rodriguez to infiltrate the dark underworld of ping-pong and bring down a man named Feng. Played by Christopher Walken in the film, Feng is a dirty competitor who leaves a trail of bodies along his road to ping-pong greatness. Gamers must train Daytona with the help of several characters from the movie including Master Wong and his niece Maggie. When Daytona completes his training, he is transported to Feng's jungle compound where his skills are tested in a tournament against such competitors as Karl Wolfschtagg. In "Arcade" competition players can choose from eight different characters and play through several challenges as they attempt to achieve high scores and legendary ping-pong status. Less
Key Features   
Genre Action, Adventure Sports
Rating E - Everyone E10+
Platform Nintendo Wii Nintendo Wii
Tech Details   
Release Year 2006 2007
Control Elements Gamepad/Joystick Gamepad/Joystick
Other Features   
Brand Sega of America, Inc. -
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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Nintendo Wii, 2006)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (Nintendo Wii, 2006)
From $8.36
Balls of Fury (Nintendo Wii, 2007)
Balls of Fury (Nintendo Wii, 2007)
From $5.18

Product Review Summary

4.1
Based on 71 user reviews
83% recommend this product
5 stars
33
4 stars
21
3 stars
10
2 stars
6
1 star
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Pros
  • Fun To Play (3)
  • Multiplayer (3)
  • Easy to Use (2)
  • Good Value (2)
  • Challenging (1)
Cons
  • none (2)
  • Boring (2)
  • Difficult to Use (2)
  • Too Short (1)
  • No Online Play (1)
  • Frustrating (1)
Good For
  • Kids (6)
  • Family (5)
  • Multiple Players (1)
  • Men (1)
  • Adults (1)
  • Teenagers (1)
  • All Ages (1)
  • Women (1)
  • Gifts (1)
  • Serious Gamers (1)
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395

Super Monkey Ball GC: Are you monkey enough?

byRock_On Jun 23, 2002
91 Helpfuls 92 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros fun fun fun!
Cons getting use to the controls
Recommended it? Yes

INTRO:
Back on November 17, 2001 when the Nintendo Gamecube FINALLY released, there were three main titles that really stood above the rest; Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron II, Luigi?s Mansion, and the one that a lot of people went for, Super Monkey Ball.

GAMEPLAY/CONTROL:... Read full review »

175

Super Monkey Ball: Apes-a-Poppin'!

bySlusy Nov 22, 2001
60 Helpfuls 61 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Simple, addictive gameplay, lots of extra modes to play with
Cons Can be incredibly frustrating, overabundance of product placement
Recommended it? Yes

Apparently, in order to work as a game designer at Sega, you either have to be really creative, or really disturbed. Probably a nice mix of both. Super Monkey Ball pretty much proves that theory. I can only imagine the meeting where one of the designers stood up and said, "I want to make a game... Read full review »

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