Baseball

Baseball

2006

System
NES
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo R&D1

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 2

Our Review: 4/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Sports
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 1st Jan 2007, 500 points (USA)
  • 29th Dec 2006, 500 points (UK/EU)
  • 2nd Dec 2006, 500 points (JPN)

Wii U eShop

  • 24th Oct 2013, £3.49 (UK/EU)
  • 23rd Oct 2013, ¥500 (JPN)
  • 24th Oct 2013, $4.99 (USA)
Series
NES Sports
Controller Support
All

Screenshots (3)

Baseball Screenshot
Baseball Screenshot
Baseball Screenshot

Reviews

  • 22

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Baseball

    Not quite a grand slam

    Originally released alongside the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System in the 1980s, Nintendo's Baseball is one of several simple, lean titles that, while primitive and slow by today's standards, still show a special Nintendo pedigree. Ideally these games would be released as a compilation; the content in Baseball,...

  • 2

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Baseball

    Batter up!

    Nintendo’s Baseball was actually a launch title for the NES way back in 1985. With unknown brands like Ice Climber and Gyromite it made perfect sense for Nintendo to have a representation of a popular sports game to attract sceptics to their new console. Predictably enough, it’s now horribly dated. The gameplay itself just focuses on...

About The Game

It’s the bottom of the ninth. You’re at the plate. Here comes the pitch. You swing… It’s a smash deep into centre-field. A home run!

In the NES classic BASEBALL, you control every action. The swing of the bat. The speed of the pitch. The hits, the steals, the double plays. Pit your skills against the computer or challenge a friend. All it’s missing is the smell of hotdogs!