Super Monkey Ball has proven itself to be a singularly bizarre, distinctive game series. you may draw some flimsy comparisons to Marble Madness, however even then you are not giving Sega credit for SMB's potent cocktail of three-dimensional puzzle-solving and harrowing platform action. Combined with its distinctly Japanese vogue, that was like equal elements Sonic the Hedgehog and Hello Kitty, Super Monkey Ball felt am passionate about it was developed with very little concern for market forces or key demographics. It's quite depressing, then, to observe the series degenerate into a frustrating, haphazard mush with Super Monkey Ball journey.