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Average Player Score Based on 533 ratings
7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 533 ratings
  1. 10 (79)
  2. 9 (122)
  3. 8 (189)
  4. 7 (92)
  5. 6 (28)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • User Rating 9

    One of the best NES games;I recently unlocked it on Animal Crossing,and believe a DS remake should be made.

    Rated on December 25, 2005 by Leitheking

    This is a truly wonderful game.It's over 14 years older then my little sister and SHE is able to enjoy it.A simple formula helps to make this game madly playable.It makes me wonder why a next gen[or e...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Simple, fun game that is great fun with friends. Can get boring after a while if you play alone.

    Rated on August 12, 2009 by i_PWN_fanboys

    I found this game at a flea market and i just bought it for fun. The object of the game is to pop the opponents ballons before they pop yours. Sinple, get it. It may not sound like fun but as you adva...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    A fun game for both who are used to nowadays technology and the ones that love Old-School style

    Rated on August 25, 2006 by Pierst179

    Balloon Fight is another game that is so simple and thrilling that you will keep playing for hours until you manage to beat some stages and kill lots of crazy birds. In this game you will be on a B...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Portable Balloon Fight on 5 easy to use cards

    Rated on March 25, 2005 by waflerevolution

    Portable Balloon Fight on 5 easy to use cards Most people who originally weren’t a huge fan of joust sited the reason as being a Joust clone perpetrated by Nintendo and it didn’t live up…. But...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Balloon Fight was one of my favourites, and it has earned that title among many others.

    Rated on June 21, 2008 by nulvix

    When it came out, people were skeptical that a game about balloons would really be a hit. Most people in the stores that saw the game said "What is this about?" and sometimes even "Who designed this p...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Balloon Fight: a charming and fun NES game that's simple, and enjoyable.

    Rated on February 19, 2013 by EricShadow366

    I love this game. It's the ultimate game to play when I'm bored, and got nothing else to do. It's fun playing alone, and even more fun playing with a friend. This game has 3 modes. 1 Player, 2 Play...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.2

    Fun game but not worth the system.

    Rated on March 20, 2005 by slickydrummer

    Even though this game has great music and a unique way to play it's not worth going out and buying a Nintendo to play it. You could just go out and buy Animal Crossing and play it in there. I won't li...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Balloon Fight a Joust clone? I don't think so

    Rated on March 25, 2005 by waflerevolution

    Balloon Fight, a Joust clone? Most people who originally weren’t a huge fan of joust sited the reason as being a Joust clone perpetrated by Nintendo and it didn’t live up…. But my thoughts are...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Totally Tubular!

    Rated on February 14, 2006 by PiggyPiggyMan

    So simple, yet so fun! Yay! So simple, yet so fun! Yay! So simple, yet so fun! Yay! So simple, yet so fun! Yay! So simple, yet so fun! Yay! So simple, yet so fun! Yay! So simple, yet so fun! Yay...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    It may not be the best nor is it a "revolution" in gaming but Balloon fight is good, clean, simple, Fun.

    Rated on August 16, 2007 by sentay0

    Ok Balloon Fight, in this game you go around with your little balloon warrior, or whatever they call him, and you pop the balloons of chickens ( followed by pwning them in some way shape or form). Alr...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.