Top Critic Average
Getting a handful of players together for local matches leads to simple, chaotic fun, but fewer than that leads to frustration and boredom
Every piece of Videoball feels crafted for competition, and even when I was getting whipped by the game's AI opponents, it was a joy to play. With the pinpoint control and endless playability of the best arcade sports experiences, the small team at Action Button Entertainment has invented something wonderful and new in Videoball.
Simple and stunningly fun multiplayer, both online and off, makes Videoball one of the surprise hits of the year.
Don't sleep on Videoball. It might not be the future of eSports, but it is the future of several fun, sweary, elbows-in-each-others-ribs nights with your friends.
Incredibly simple to pick up and play, but with the potential for plenty of tactical approaches, Videoball is a great multiplayer game and I’d love to see it hit the esports scene in a big way.
Rivalries will form and bonds will be tested, but in the end, Videoball does more good than harm and exists as something unlike anything else that you've played.
Videoball is a classy and low cost game that is manic fun in multiplayer and an okay grind in single player arcade mode. Don't let the simplistic looks put you off – have some balls and fire this up at your earliest convenience.
Deceptively simple yet near impossible to master, Videoball is sure to generate a cult following.
Videoball manages to strip away all the unnecessary elements taking a minimalist approach and leaving an extremely refined end product. Its simplicity allows its game mechanics to be picked up quickly and its visual style to be instantly recognizable.
Videoball’s greatest strength is that it understands the value of isolated, localized competition.