Speedball

Original Platform: Amiga

Speedball is a video game created by The Bitmap Brothers based on a violent futuristic sport and probably inspired by the 1975 sci-fi movie Rollerball.

Year1988
GenreSports
Rating4.5

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PublisherImage Works
DeveloperThe Bitmap Brothers
OS supportedWindows XP, 2000 & Windows 7, MacOS X 10.6+
Updated16 September 2018
TAGSamiga original game brutal sports cyberpunk multiplayer science fiction top-down

Game Review

Speedball is a video game created by The Bitmap Brothers based on a violent futuristic sport and probably inspired by the 1975 sci-fi movie Rollerball.

Initially developed for Amiga and published in 1988, the game was later ported to Atari ST, Commodore 64 and DOS. A SEGA Master System and a NES version were also released later.

The game is a sort of mix between hockey and five-a-side football. The Bitmap Brothers created an innovative and revolutionary game, considering the time. The music by David Whittaker e the graphics by Mark Coleman (Gods, Xenon 2, Interphase) helped a lot, but the fast and furious gameplay is what gamers really appreciated.

Unfortunately for Speedball, in 1990 Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe was released, and it was a real masterpiece.

Many have forgotten the first game, but there are still some that like this game better. What about you?

Review by: Manu
Published: 17 September 2018, 5:14 pm


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Download Speedball - Amiga Version

Amiga version 2.00581 - Language: EN - Size: 6.34 Mb

Amiga version 2.0 - Language: EN - Size: 6.02 Mb


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