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Average Player Score Based on 1640 ratings
7.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 1640 ratings
  1. 10 (153)
  2. 9 (212)
  3. 8 (505)
  4. 7 (404)
  5. 6 (177)
  6. 5 (81)
  7. 4 (31)
  8. 3 (30)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (31)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:7.4

    Saving the land from TV journalism...

    God bless the eighties, a decade where A Flock of Seagulls was more than just a group of birds from the Laridae family flying together, David Hasselhoff's fame was an irony free zone, people viewed computers with a more ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:6

    Paperboy on n64 doesn't seem to capture the success of the old arcade game and it's too short.

    Intro: You play as, well, Paperboy throughout 6 or 7 levels of delivering newspapers throughout neighborhoods. Game play: Fun, but difficult at times. There's 6 or 7 neighborhoods to explore and only one boss battle... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4.5

    I'm canceling my newspaper subscription.

    *** PAPERBOY *** THE GOOD -Groovy music THE BAD -Depth perception is hard to judge -Clunky controls -Bad Camera angles OVERVIEW Paperboy is a game about, yep you guessed it, delivering newspapers. As... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    A good, underrated N64 game.

    Let me start off by saying that this game is a lot better than all of the bad reviews this game has gotten - It's a simple yet fun game. The graphics are very, very cartoony, but I personally, feel like it added some cre... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    It's paperboy in 3D... perhaps dumbed down a bit.

    Paperboy on the N64 is... average. It does offer some neat ideas, like being able to pull off tricks (although I never saw the point of doing these), and actually adding bosses to the mix. Its also interesting to be ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A paperboy with a mission: deliver and make it to the obstacle course.

    One of the first video games I have ever played, Paperboy brings back memories of the days of my childhood. So I'm just ridin' through town in the morning, delivering newspapers to the local subscribers, all the while t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The arcade game with the cool bike handlebar controller.

    Paperboy puts you on the seat of a BMX bike while you deliver newspapers along a Wisteria Lane like suburban street. You can do more than just deliver papers, though. You can fire them through windows, throw them at un... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Break windows and run from pedos.

    Paperboy puts you on the seat of a BMX bike while you deliver newspapers along a Wisteria Lane like suburban street. You can do more than just deliver papers, though. You can fire them through windows, throw them at un... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Tough controls, but an overall good game.

    Paperboy puts you on the seat of a BMX bike while you deliver newspapers along a Wisteria Lane like suburban street. You can do more than just deliver papers, though. You can fire them through windows, throw them at un... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Wreak havok on non-subscribers, like a disgruntled union boss.

    Paperboy puts you on the seat of a BMX bike while you deliver newspapers along a Wisteria Lane like suburban street. You can do more than just deliver papers, though. You can fire them through windows, throw them at un... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    From the days when there actually were paperboys.

    Paperboy puts you on the seat of a BMX bike while you deliver newspapers along a Wisteria Lane like suburban street. You can do more than just deliver papers, though. You can fire them through windows, throw them at un... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful