Lost In Translation/Double Dribble - The Ultimate Basketball Game

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Double Dribble
The Ultimate Basketball Game
Double Dribble marquee.
No screen shot.
Double Dribble control panel.
Manufacturer Konami
Released 1986
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU (3x) M6809 (@ 1.536 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM2203 (@ 3.580 MHz)
VLM5030 (@ 3.580 MHz)
(3x) RC Filter
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
64 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 12 ROMs
1,048,876 bytes (1.00 MiB)
MAME ID ddribble

About The Game

Double Dribble - The Ultimate Basketball Game is an arcade video game.


Released in January 1987.

This game was Konami's second basketball game, the first is "Super Basketball".

Double Dribble was the first video game to have the USA national anthem be sung in its entirety.


  1. Double Dribble - The Ultimate Basketball Game (1987)
  2. Double Dribble - The Playoff Edition (1994, Sega Mega Drive)

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo Famicom (1987)
Nintendo Famicom Disk ("Exciting Basket")
Nintendo Game Boy
Commodore C64 (1990)
Commodore Amiga (1990)
PC [MS-DOS, 3.5" / 5.25"] (1990)
LCD handheld game (1989)

The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.