Pure Nintendo: "Roller Ball compares fairly well with the best NES pinball games. It’s true it doesn’t have the nostalgia of Nintendo’s own launch window classic, Pinball. It’s also missing the arcade heritage of the impressive Pinbot. Nevertheless, I think it’s of comparable quality – and probably better in a couple of ways. There isn’t a great deal more I can really say (again, it’s just pinball). If you are a fan of video pinball like me, this game would make a very good addition to your NES library. I’d like to see this game come to the Virtual Console at some point, and joins its handheld cousins to complete the HAL Nintendo pinball trilogy!"