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  • US 27th Mar 2011
  • EU 25th Mar 2011
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  • Review Super Monkey Ball 3D (3DS)

    Are you ready to roll?

    Since the original Super Monkey Ball released alongside Nintendo's Gamecube console back in 2001, the series has experienced a roller coaster ride with as many bumps as its level designs. While we've seen some solid releases over the years, fans have typically continued to clamor for a return to the series' roots. While Super...

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  • Poll What's The Best Super Monkey Ball Game? Rate Your Favourites For Our Upcoming Ranking

    Winning roll

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  • Video Go Bananas With The Full History Of The Monkey Ball Series

    A franchise forever linked with the Nintendo GameCube

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  • Nintendo Download 3rd April (North America)

    Rusty's the real deal, GBA on Wii U, Batman and more

    It's that time once again, North America, when you can see what download delights are available on your Nintendo systems. There are two new titles on the Wii U, three GBA games on the home console, Rusty's free-to-play baseball, discounts and more. Let's get to it. Missed the European Download...

  • Nintendo Download 3rd April (Europe)

    GBA on Wii U, bubbles, monkeys, and a load of discounts

    It's Monday, which means Download Update news in Europe. This Thursday's treats include the first three Game Boy Advance games on the Wii U Virtual Console, an AR title on 3DS, a very late retail arrival and a number of tempting discounts. Without further pre-amble, let's get to it. Wii U...

  • News SEGA, Aksys and Konami All Use Permanent 3DS Save Data Too

    Not just Capcom

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  • News 3DS Launch Title Sales Chart (UK)

    Capcom's brawler flies off store shelves

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  • News Get Your Monkey Race On with this Super Monkey Ball 3D Trailer

    On your marks. Get set. Monkey!

    Balls won't be the only thing spinning when Super Monkey Ball 3D launches this week as we see in SEGA's new Monkey Race trailer, wheels will be spinning faster than you can say "bananas". As well as the single-player puzzle levels, gamers can take part in two other play modes: Monkey Race, and Monkey Fight...

  • News Sega Releases New Super Monkey Ball 3D Trailer

    Roll 'em!

    The upcoming launch of the 3DS system in regions outside of Japan has caused a rush of new media and information to start flowing and the nice folks at Sega were kind enough to send over a brand new gameplay trailer of their upcoming Super Monkey Ball 3D release. The video shows off quite a few of the different worlds found in the game,...

  • News First Super Monkey Ball 3DS Trailer is Bananas

    Opposable thumbs mandatory

    Sega's Super Monkey Ball series has appeared on every Nintendo console since the GameBoy Advance, so it's no surprise it'll be launching for 3DS next year, with much the same formula that's entertained countless monkey lovers for years. Below we have the first Japanese trailer for the game, completely free of surprises and...

  • News Super Monkey Ball 3DS Site Rolls Up with New Information

    It's all in Japanese, though

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About The Game

Go bananas!

Taking advantage of the power of the Nintendo 3DS, players can let themselves loose in each new vibrant world as they twist and turn whilst aiming to collect every banana in the fastest time possible.

This latest installment contains three brand-new compelling gameplay choices including single-player puzzle levels, Monkey Race and Monkey Fight. These new game modes give players the chance to compete via wireless connection with up to four players in the best 3D social experience possible in the palm of their hands.

In addition, Super Monkey Ball fans will be able to choose between the Nintendo 3DS motion sensor or the Slide Pad to navigate the puzzle mazes with complete precision.