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Marble Madness

Marble Madness (XSX) game cover art
Platform: NES
Tags: Puzzle
Developers: Tengen, Rare
More Platforms: Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, Genesis, Sega Master System


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Staff Reviews

Marble Madness review

Reviewed March 24, 2004

Jason Venter says: "It turns out your marble is made out of china or something. Even a small drop will either set it to spinning (which delays your movement for a second or two) or cause it to crack (which delays you something like five seconds, in some cases). None of this would particularly matter, except the marbles have a tendency to be reluctant about directional changes."
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Reader Reviews

Marble Madness review

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aganar says: "Interesting Innovator from Rare "
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Marble Madness review

Reviewed February 03, 2005

mariner says: "Super Monkey Ball was quite the hit at Gamecube's launch. Sega made a great sleeper hit that has become one of the many well loved games this generation. But do all of the Monkey lovers out there know that this game is not a new concept, but is roughly based on an old game that happened to make its way to the NES? Yes, Marble Madness is in fact similar to design as its more well known and more advanced cousin. But whereas Sega’s game may be wonderfully appreciated, this one does not deserve such..."
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Marble Madness review

Reviewed November 01, 2003

retro says: "Playing marbles is something I'd never done before. I used to have a lot of those little glass marbles with exotic colorful patterns inside them, but dust mites paid more attention to them than I did. That is, until I decided to get Marble Madness. I never knew playing marbles was so fun or I would've been playing them all my life. "
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