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|Platform(s)||Virtual Console, NES|
|Release date(s)|| NES|
JP January 22, 1985
NA June 3, 1986
EU March 12, 1987
EU June 8, 2007
NA July 16, 2007
JP November 13, 2007
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (2)|
|Input methods||Wii Remote, GameCube Controller, Classic Controller|
|GameIDs||FCPE01, FCPP01, FCPJ01|
You'll need lightning-fast reactions to win this battle in the sky! It's Balloon Fight! You'll score lots of points and have loads of fun when you burst enemy balloons and send their parachutes crashing into the sea. But beware: these hot-air invaders having an amazing ability to land safely, blow up another balloon and come back stronger than before! What's more, if you fly too low you'll be devoured by man-eating sharks! Challenge them alone if you think you're up to it, or team up with a friend. Either way, you'll have the time of your life fighting off your opponents in the sky and avoiding those hungry sharks below in Balloon Fight!
Problems that may occur with any NES title on Dolphin are listed below.
DirectX with NES Games
Most NES games suffer strange graphical issues when using the DirectX backend with some graphics drivers; notably NVIDIA. This is a driver bug.
As of, the D3D driver bugs can be worked around by setting Ubershaders to Exclusive. It's unknown what exactly is going on with the driver that's causing Exclusive Ubershaders to work properly.
This title does not have any additional game-specific problems.
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Balloon Fight since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.8GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760||Works OK. Requires EFB2RAM.||JMC47|