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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 1511 ratings
  1. 10 (153)
  2. 9 (670)
  3. 8 (456)
  4. 7 (133)
  5. 6 (40)
  6. 5 (20)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (21)

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  • User Rating 7.8

    I played the second one first, and I thought that one was better.

    Rated on July 25, 2006 by coylenintendo

    But this game was only $10 at GameStop, used. I hope this game wasnt $40-$50 when it came out because it wouldnt be worth it. There isnt too many party/minigames and the normal mode might get boring a...

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

    Super Monkey Ball has something to offer for everyone - it really is 'well rounded'!

    Rated on September 22, 2004 by Shleco

    Board meetings at Sega must be really bizarre if a crazy game idea like this actually hits the shelves. Just imagine it for a second... EXECUTIVE: “We need a great idea for game that’ll put Sega’s ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    I think Monkey ball Is a great family game and will probably replace pacman.

    Rated on July 30, 2006 by Jaxter342

    I think monkey ball is a great game for the whole family. I really hope that they do better in the future. I also think they should add more characters and a story. This game would have been so much f...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Super Monkey Ball is a fun and challenging game.

    Rated on May 16, 2012 by johnthegamegeek

    Intro: So basically, you're playing as monkeys in rolling balls. The options in the game's menu are: Main Game, Party Game, or Mini-Game. Main Game has three options in story mode: Beginner, Advance,...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    Such a great game that anyone can pick up, and I do mean ANYONE

    Rated on September 28, 2004 by wakasm

    I bought this game at a time where my gamecube was fairly new and i was just looking for a title that would help my library grow. I found this game discounted on a special "Gamecube games sale" where ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    I really can't say enough about how you need to just ignore the childish aesthetics for this game.

    Rated on February 02, 2005 by MrCHUP0N

    [Excerpted from my review on Trigames] At launch, the Gamecube's first Sega game was also possibly its best party game, outside of the much vaunted Super Smash Bros. Melee. The childish aesthetics ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    One of those games you just can’t stop playing

    Rated on August 09, 2006 by zenszulu

    This game is very, very frustrating and that’s the quickest way to sum it all up, but at the same time it is one of the most addictive games you will ever play. It’s a very simple concept guide your ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Not my favorite game. but ive played this game more then any other game in my life.

    Rated on August 09, 2006 by Mecha_Koops

    this game is very highly addicting. you play as 1 of the 4 monkeys trapped in a ball and you have to roll around in many nice looking levels. the game can get quite frusterating the higher the level y...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    A fun, although difficult game that will hook you with it's addictive multi-player and strenuous first player modes.

    Rated on April 04, 2005 by gamewiseman

    Have you ever played on of those completely insane games out there that you think, "Where the hell did they get that idea?" I mean, seriously, one of those gameplay ideas like Mario for instance where...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    Rated on December 17, 2003 by Franchise2004

    Super Monkey Ball is fun in it's own right. The only big problem is that the unlockable minigames are BORING. Bowling is an unlockable minigame, and I got bored with it in 5 seconds. The 3 maine minig...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.