Midnight Bowling

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Midnight Bowling
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Developer(s) Gameloft
Publisher(s) Gameloft
Platform(s) WiiWare
Release date(s) JP September 2, 2008
NA October 6, 2008
EU October 10, 2008
Genre(s) Sports, Bowling
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods Wii Remote
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Midnight Bowling
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Plunge directly into the trendy and electric atmosphere of Midnight Bowling! With awesome playing sensations, prepare for ultra-fun gaming thanks to a new physics engine that lets you control your throws precisely and easily with your Wii Remote and make spectacular spins that will impress your opponents! Face up to 3 friends in the fun Party mode where your playing abilities will be put to the test! Whatever your level, launch yourself into the immersive career mode where you will play in the trendiest bowling spots of the planet against charismatic characters that will give you a run for your money! The game is part of Gameloft's Midnight series which also includes Midnight Pool.


Flickering Graphics

External Frame Buffer (XFB) must be enabled to avoid this title's graphics flickering. Fixed with Hybrid XFB in 5.0-5874.


This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Midnight Bowling since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-20495 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS CPU GPU Result Tester
4.0 Windows 7 AMD Phenom II X4 975 AMD Radeon HD 7870 Can be played all the way through but suffers from severe slowdowns, menu's exhibit rapidly flashing screen glitches. In-game average 30FPS, 50VPS however, the game can slow down to 40% speed quite often. Someone7272
5.0-16101 Windows 10 Intel Core i7-4910MQ @ 2.9 GHz AMD Radeon PRO WX 4150 PAL version tested with 3x native internal resolution. Perfect 30 FPS (full speed) and no issues encountered. Someone7272
5.0-19151 Windows 10 AMD Ryzen 5 2600 @ 3.4 GHz AMD Radeon RX 580 Stable at just around 55 FPS uncapped. Coloradohusky

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