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iPhone: help! is monkey ball worth it?

View Poll Results: Biiball or monkey ball?
biiball rocks! 3 15.79%
monkey ball rocks! 16 84.21%
Voters: 19. You may not vote on this poll
11-19-2008, 12:21 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 17
help! is monkey ball worth it?

Should i replace biiball with monkey ball???
11-19-2008, 12:28 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Berlin/Germany
Posts: 949
I translate: Should I replace a game with 18 levels which I finished in 20 minutes with a game with 120 levels, which has Nintendo DS quality, is hard and will keep me entertained (or frustrated) for days and weeks?

I'm a bit tired of "should I buy a pizza or a helicopter"-questions


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11-19-2008, 12:37 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,654
I never played MonkeyBall, but I have to agree with Oliver. BiiBall could never keep my interest for more than a level. Bootant is great, the dev even enters the forums here a lot, but I didn't really like that game.

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11-19-2008, 12:43 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 432
SMG is ana amazing game with outstanding graphics. Once you get used to the controllers, you never look back
11-19-2008, 12:45 PM
Different games. Just 'cos they both tilt and feature a ball and .. um.. monkeys ... no. um.. shooting no. um..

They both rock. Just in different ways.

How much is SMB now? Looking it up;
(5.99 / $9.99) vs. (0.59 / $0.99)
I guess it's kinda hard to justify that premium price for one of the 'older' games at the moment with so many cheap-but-quality items still pouring in. Pity Sega don't seem to believe in discounting older titles or any other sales.
11-20-2008, 05:08 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posts: 1,401
I agree with Oliver except for the "there's 120 lvls in SMB", there's only 110. Also, it is harder than hell to unlock those extra ten levels so u might end up playing only 101 or so...
11-20-2008, 05:35 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,404
definitely Super Monkey Ball. I reckon it's hard, but very polished and feels like a real console game - not watered down mobile version.

Plus, it's an iPhone classics!
11-20-2008, 05:35 PM
You should replace it sure, but neither of them are really worth it in my opinion.
11-20-2008, 05:41 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii (ex-pat from England)
Posts: 161
SMB wins

For me - SMB no contest, I bought both and SMB is the one I still go back to. So although Biiball was cheaper, SMB has been more value for money. Everything is top notch with SMB - alot of people complain about the controls, but it is just a matter of getting used to them.
11-20-2008, 06:17 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Boston
Posts: 140
Yes, but only if you don't suck at games, it's hard as hell if you don't have patience!