Balloon Fight

For detailed information about this series, see: Balloon Fight on Wikipedia

Balloon fight game

The NES version of Balloon Fight.

Balloon Fight is a platformer game from Nintendo.

Video games

  • Balloon Fight (1984) An Arcade Machine and for Game & Watch, NES, and GBA. Also enclosed in the NES Classic Edition.
  • Balloon Kid (October 5, 1990), Game Boy. Originally only released in North America and Europe, a Game Boy Color version was released only in Japan on July 31, 2000, titled Ballon Fight GB.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Hello Kitty19920327 March 27, 1992The Famicom game Hello Kitty World is based on Balloon Kid, and also features many of the same elements.1

5Arrow R Game & Watch Gallery19990804 August 04, 1999The Game & Watch game Balloon Fight is included in Game & Watch Gallery 3 as one of the "Museum" games.2

5Arrow R Animal Crossing20010414 April 14, 2001Balloon Fight is featured as an unlockable playable game in Animal Forest and its revisions.

5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.20011121 November 21, 2001Super Smash Bros. Melee features the Flipper from Balloon Fight as a usable item, while a stage based on the game is featured in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.1

5Arrow R Wario20030321 March 21, 2003Microgame versions of Balloon Fight are featured in the WarioWare series.

5Arrow R Yoshi200406 June 2004The tech demo for Yoshi Touch & Go was called Balloon Trip.3

5Arrow R Donkey Kong20050317 March 17, 2005A song from Balloon Fight is featured in Donkey Konga 3.

5Arrow R Tetris20060320 March 20, 2006One of the themes in Standard Mode of Tetris DS is based on Balloon Fight.

5Arrow R Picross20070125 January 25, 2007Picross DS includes an image from Balloon Fight.2



Tingle200704 April 2007Tingle's Balloon Fight DS is a crossover between the two series.1

5Arrow R Pushmo20111005 October 05, 2011Pushmo and its sequel feature many levels based on sprites from Balloon Fighter.

5Arrow R Nintendo Land20121118 November 18, 2012Nintendo Land features a minigame based on Balloon Fight.2

5Arrow R NES Remix20131218 December 18, 2013NES Remix includes challenges based on Balloon Fight.2

5Arrow R Taiko no Tatsujin20140319 March 19, 2014Taiko no Tatsujin Wii U Version features a music track from Balloon Fight, and music from the game is also included in the Famicom Medley, in Taiko no Tatsujin Red Version.2

5Arrow R Mario20160309 March 09, 2016Super Mario Maker features a costume based on the Balloon Fighter; additionally the Game & Watch version of Balloon Fight features a reference to Super Mario in an enemy's name.