Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD
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Content Rating: Everyone10+
Hold onto your bananas, because Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is rolling your way! Experience the magic of one of the most beloved titles in the series, now remastered in HD! Head back into the fantastical world of Super Monkey Ball and take back your bananas from the space alien pirate king, Captain Crabuchin. Race through over 100 colorful stages and challenge your friends and family to 10 fan-favorite Party Games! Feeling like the fastest, most maneuverable monkey around? Try out Time Attack mode or the grueling Decathlon endurance run! Will you make it onto the scoreboard?
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Critic Reviews16 Reviews
It's lovely to have Super Monkey Ball back, but Banana Blitz HD is not a good showcase of what made the series work. It's a remake of a game that was originally designed for a very different, specific purpose and control scheme, and the efforts made to update it for 2019 have made for a lesser game. It's a shame, because a glimmer of what made the series great remains, and it's enough to make us hope that someday we get a new entry that properly returns the series to its roots.
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is one of the most disappointing video game remasters ever. Although the core game is still a ton of fun, the amount of frustrating elements and missing content is simply unacceptable.
For the most part, Banana Blitz HD is a copy of the original game with a fresh coat of paint. Players looking for a burst of nostalgia will enjoy the updated graphics and the absence of motion controls. However, the camera’s still a bugbear, while a lack of engaging mini-games is disappointing. Ultimately though, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD checks three important boxes; it’s fun, a decent challenge, and hella satisfying to beat.