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Powerball

From Sega Retro

Powerball/Wrestleball
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console
Publisher: Namco
Developer:
Sound driver: Namco sound driver
Genre: Sports
Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
JP 1991-02-08 ¥5,8005,800 T-14043
US 1991 $56.9956.99 T-14036
JP ▼ 2008-02-19 600pts600
US ▼ 2008-03-24 800pts800

Powerball, called Wrestleball (レッスルボール) in Japan, is a 1991 sports game for the Sega Mega Drive by Namco. The game is a cross between handegg and football, where the goal is to either throw or kick the ball into the opponent’s goal.

The Japanese cover artwork was drawn by manga artist Kouichi Tokita.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Powerball Powerball
Japanese レッスルボール Wrestleball

Mega Drive Mini JP manual

Promotional material

Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #19: «February 1991» (1991-xx-xx)
also published in:

  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #20: «March 1991» (1991-xx-xx)
  • GamePro (US) #20: «March 1991» (1991-xx-xx)
  • Game Players (US) #0304: «Vol. 3 No. 4 April 1991» (1991-xx-xx)
  • Game Players (US) #0306: «Vol. 3 No. 6 June 1991» (1991-xx-xx)
  • Sega Visions (US) #4: «April/May 1991» (1991-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80
74
Based on12 reviews
Mega Drive, US

Cover

Cart

Mega Drive, JP

Cover

Cart

Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
CRC32 7adf232f
MD5 76d1381bbf7e02b8607482ecd23a7dab
SHA-1 217d64da0b09b88dfa3fd91b7fa081ec7a8666e0
512KB 1991-02 Cartridge (US)
CRC32 d563e07f
MD5 96ed17f1ecdb413c319d06ee58e3be8d
SHA-1 bb6e6cd4f80ad69265b8c0d16b7581c629fd1770
512KB 1990-11 Cartridge (JP)
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