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User reviews: Very Positive (137 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 17, 2009
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...Madballs in...Babo: Invasion is both a pleasing nostalgia trip and a surprisingly deep arcade shooter. — Computer & Videogames.com – 8/10

There is a lot to like about this game. — Kotaku

8.3/10 — Gamefocus
4.5/5 — Co-Optimus
4/5 — GamePro
8.3/10 — Gameshark
8.5/10 — Gamers Daily News

About This Game

The spiritual successor to the massively popular freeware top-down shooter BaboViolent2, Madballs in Babo:Invasion is an arena based 3D shooter offering players a satisfying and immersive experience in both single-player and multiplayer, including 'Invasion Mode' where players are able to design their own combat maps almost instantaneously by placing a combination of map tiles to create a never-before-seen map before gameplay starts. Truly, no two games are ever the same.

Featuring the recently re-released Madballs™ characters, Oculus Orbus™ and Horn Head™, from the popular 1980s toys best remembered for their outrageously bad looks and graphically colourful names, Madballs in...Babo: Invasion is a feature laden 'casually hardcore' action shooter.

Key Features:

  • Single Player — Hours of repeatable gameplay through 10 epic levels
  • 2-4 Player Online Co-op — challenge individual campaign levels with your friends or play the whole campaign in ‘Enduro’ mode
  • 16 Player Multiplayer — 21 maps to match all game sizes
  • 'Invasion' Mode — the signature mode of the game, players take turns placing map tiles to create a unique multiplayer map prior to each match
  • Voice Chat — Talk to the other players in-game
  • Classes — 10 character classes (each with 2 special abilities) over two warring factions, with each faction having 5 unique weapons each with two distinct firing modes
  • Madballs Characters — Oculus Orbus™ and Horn Head™ from the infamous 80’s toy craze as in-game characters
  • 5 Archetypes — Assault, Heavy, Runner, Flyer, Support
  • Deployables — active (rocket turrets) or passive (healing towers) can be placed in Invasion mode
  • Unlocks and Secrets — 50 unlocks and 50 Secrets to find during campaign gameplay
  • Action — emphasis on fast-paced, visceral action that is easy to pick and play, yet offers a real strategic challenge for hardcore gamers

System Requirements

PC
Mac

    Minimum

    • OS: Windows XP 32-bit/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz or any Dual Core processor
    • Memory: 768MB RAM (XP) / 1 GB RAM (Vista/7)
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 level card w 64 MB VRAM – NVIDIA GeForce Series 6 or better, ATI 9600 or better, Intel Extreme Graphics 2 or better
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB free
    • Sound: DirectX Compatible Soundcard

    Recommended

    • OS: Windows XP 32-bit/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core or Better
    • Memory: 1GB RAM(XP) / 1.5 GB RAM (Vista/7)
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 level card w 256 MB VRAM and Shader model 3.0 – NVIDIA GeForce 8600 or better, ATI X1900 or better
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB free
    • Sound: DirectX Compatible Soundcard
    • OS: OS X 10.5 or later
    • Processor: Intel Mac
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated video card w/ 128MB of Video Memory
    • Hard Drive: 500MB
    • Misc: Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
I had a ball
Posted: October 6
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
31.9 hrs on record
You want fun? You want crazy? You want crazy fun?! THEN THIS GAME IS FOR YOU!
Fun weapons and crazy maps to play on against others.
Crazy weapons too.


Don't know if anyone is still on the servers but if there isn't bring friends and beer!
Trust me! It will be glorious and you will be talking about it for years!

(pssst. Get the grenade lobber, but don't tell your friends)
Posted: September 27
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1 of 9 people (11%) found this review helpful
130.5 hrs on record
worth
Posted: September 27
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3.5 hrs on record
Actually a really fun game. Also it will pretty much run on a potato with a PSU hooked up.
Posted: October 24
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
28.3 hrs on record
The same that Nuclear Dawn, awsome games but deadly, In Nuclear dawn can got some players in servers sometimes, but in Madballs dont got any player anytime, is too sad. Is a great game, great fun, great story, and good gameplay, I recomend it, and if anyone want a mulpiplayer game, tell me, and we can got fun there.
Posted: May 13
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
♥♥♥♥j this ♥♥♥♥ yt\ur some ball
Posted: June 30
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2 of 9 people (22%) found this review helpful
18.8 hrs on record
sick speedgame
Posted: June 21
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3 of 15 people (20%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Every level is the same. No one plays multiplayer either.
Posted: June 19
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0 of 9 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
incredibly stupid and ill conceived game, don't buy this.
Posted: June 29
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18.1 hrs on record
The theming of this game is ludicrous, but in an amusing way. It reminded me a little of Marble Madness with guns. I really enjoyed running through the campaign coop.
Posted: September 22
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1.1 hrs on record
Wasn`t there supposed to be an Addon called "Madballs in...Jessica : Rapenation"
Posted: May 26
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9.1 hrs on record
this is by far the best game in the world, why anyone would play any other game is beyond me. The only thing that could make this game better is if they made a madballs 2.
Posted: June 23
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0.3 hrs on record
Get this. This game is a crossover between BaboViolent and MadBalls, a popular toy back in from 80s. Needless to say, this game is just over-the-top absurd... and fun!
Posted: June 28
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4.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
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9.2 hrs on record
kind of like a toy you get from mcdonalds i guess
Posted: September 10
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
peculiar balls with varied classes and weapons. more fun with friends than single player.
Posted: April 26
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
141.5 hrs on record
Was a great game back in the day. Alas MP is dead. Rest in peace my friend, rest in peace.
Posted: July 12, 2013
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
im mad about balls, and this game
Posted: November 20, 2010
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
This game right here is the game of the century <3

10/10
Posted: December 13, 2013
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
64.0 hrs on record
Epic Game ^^
Posted: April 5, 2011
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