If you were waiting to get a Johnny Turbo Switch port, this just might be the one. That is, if you like weird stuff. So the easiest way toIf you were waiting to get a Johnny Turbo Switch port, this just might be the one. That is, if you like weird stuff. So the easiest way to explain the game is poorly controlling Smash TV meets IDK, Odama...
It's a run'n'gun shooter pinball game with a game show setting around a half-dozen-ish levels.
It has movement and shooting on the same left analog, which kinda sucks, especially in today's crowded arcade-shooter market. It's also a bit short, which is common for these old arcade-style games.
On the good side. It's fun to play regardless of the controls. It's also 1-3 players and there's a vertical mode, along with the other a/v options you'd expect.
On top of that, Nitro Ball is weird. Much weirder than Smash TV. Basically, add crazy Japanese mechanics & graphics to Smash and you have Nitro Ball. If you are into weird arcade games like Waku Waku 7, Gunbird, or Samurai Aces, then you'll probably enjoy Nitro Ball.… Expand