Super Dodge Ball

Super Dodge Ball (NES)


Aksys Games
Technōs Japan


Game Rating

User Ratings: 203

Our Review: 6/10


Also Known As
Nekketsu Kōkō Dodgeball Bu (JP)
Number of Players
Release Date


  • 26th Jul 1988
  • Jun 1989

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • 22nd Sep 2008, 500 points
  • 17th Jun 2008, 500 points

3DS (3DS eShop)

  • 6th Mar 2013, ¥500

Wii U eShop

  • 13th Mar 2014, £3.49
  • 19th Jun 2014, $4.99
  • 18th Dec 2013, ¥500

3DS eShop

  • 5th Jun 2014, £3.59
  • 19th Jun 2014, $4.99
Kunio kun, Super Dodge Ball, Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo Switch Online
Controller Support
Also Available On
Switch eShop

Screenshots (4)

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  • 5

    3DS eShop / NES

    Review Super Dodge Ball

    Super Lag Ball

    Many people are familiar with River City Ransom, the cult classic NES game, but what you might not know is that it's actually part of a series with many, many more titles. Of course, that can be hard to figure out when those that were localized all got completely unrelated names. Interestingly, while the series is mostly known in the...

  • 24

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Super Dodge Ball

    Utterly ridiculous and sublime

    When firing up an NES game in the modern day, no less a silly spin-off sports title from the era, a certain mindset is required. If you're intolerant of sticky animation, that flickering effect that NES games have when there's too much on screen and wonky frame performance, there are plenty of games that are immediate...

  • 2

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Super Dodge Ball

    Not too dodgy

    The characters from River City Ransom (of which the main character is known in Japan as Kunio-kun) are back for a friendly game of dodge ball. Or are they? If you've played the aforementioned game, you'll know that the Kunio series hilariously overdoes everything. You were able to smash enemies around not just with chains, but also...

About The Game

Sports don’t come much faster and more intense than dodge ball, and this classic NES simulation brings you all the fun without the bruises!

In World Mode, take charge of Team USA and face off against rival teams around the world to become number one. But beware: certain teams’ courts have obstacles like slippery ice or swamps. Alternatively, compete against a friend in Versus Play, and hone your skills without rules in the free-for-all Bean Ball mode for one or two players.