Total Nerd The Best Bowling Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best bowling games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated bowling games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest bowling games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these bowling games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging bowling games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new bowling games.

This list is made up of many different games, including Championship Bowling and Super Bowling.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best bowling games?" and "What is the greatest bowling game of all time?"
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Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
1998 Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling is a ten pin bowling game released for the PC and PlayStation in 1998 and the Nintendo 64 in 1999.

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Ten Pin Alley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
1996 Ten Pin Alley is a ten-pin bowling simulation game released by American Softworks in 1996 and developed internally at Adrenalin Entertainment. The game was released on November 30, 1996 in North ...more

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League Bowling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
arthuramaloney added League Bowling 1991 League Bowling is an arcade game released in 1991 by SNK for the Neo Geo console and arcade systems. The game was unique in that it was the first arcade to put emphasis on bowling. The players ...more

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Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
2006 Wii Sports is a 2006 sports game developed and published by Nintendo as a launch title for the Wii video game console, and part of the Touch! Generations. The game was first released in North ...more

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Brunswick Pro Bowling is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
2007 Brunswick Pro Bowling is a video game developed by Point of View, Inc. and published by Crave Entertainment. The game features many Brunswick labeled products such as Brunswick bowling balls. ...more

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Super Bowling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
arthuramaloney added 1992 Super Bowling is a video game for the Super NES and the Nintendo 64. Four computer opponents are available, two female and two male. There are three modes: Golf, Normal, and Practice where the ...more

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PBA Tour Bowling 2001 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
PBA Tour Bowling 2001

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Silver Strike Bowling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Silver Strike Bowling 'Silver Strike Bowling' is an arcade game that mimics ten-pin bowling on a monitor corresponding to a player's trackball control. The game shares similar technology with Golden Tee, an arcade ...more

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Atari Bowling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
John James0 added Atari Bowling

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AMF Bowling Pinbusters! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
2007 AMF Bowling Pinbusters! is a bowling sports-based video game. It was released on Wii on November 20, 2007 and was released in America on the Nintendo DS on June 10, 2008.

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Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling 2

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Demolition Inc. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Demolition Inc. 2011

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High Velocity Bowling is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
2007 High Velocity Bowling is a virtual bowling sports game available from the PlayStation Network, and available for download Via the PlayStation Store. The game was released December 6, 2007 for ...more

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AMF Pro Bowl 3D is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
AMF Pro Bowl 3D 1998

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AMF Bowling World Lanes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
AMF Bowling World Lanes 2008 AMF Bowling World Lanes is a sports video game developed by Front Line Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks on November 18, 2008 for the Wii video game console. It is the second AMF ...more

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Bowling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
1978 Bowling is a 1979 video game for the Atari 2600 designed by Atari programmer Larry Kaplan; published by Atari. The game is based on the game of bowling, playable by one player or two players ...more

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Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling 2010

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Bowling! / Basketball! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Bowling! / Basketball!

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Bowling X is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Bowling X 2009

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RocketBowl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
RocketBowl is a sports game developed by LargeAnimal and published by GarageGames, released November 4, 2004 for Windows. The game features a retro-futuristic 1950's theme. It was also released ...more

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Championship Bowling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
1989 Championship Bowling is a bowling video game developed by Romstar in 1989 for the arcade and Nintendo Entertainment System. It was one of the few games that supported the Four Score accessory ...more

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After Hours Athletes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
After Hours Athletes

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Kinect Sports is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
2010 Kinect Sports is a sports video game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360. The game utilizes the Kinect motion-sensing peripheral and was released in North ...more

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Ten Pin Alley 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
2004 Ten Pin Alley 2 is a ten-pin bowling simulation game, published by XS Games and released on the Game Boy Advance platform and later for the Wii. It is the sequel to the game Ten Pin Alley, but ...more

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SpongeBob SquarePants Bowling is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time

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Gutterball 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Egv Pictures Offical added Gutterball 2

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Arcade USA is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Arcade USA

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10th Frame is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
1987 10th Frame is a ten-pin bowling simulation game created by Access Software in 1986, as a follow-up to the hugely successful Leaderboard golf game. Up to eight players could take part in open ...more

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3-D Bowling is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
3-D Bowling 1982

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Arcade Bowling is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Arcade Bowling 2009

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Virtual Bowling is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time

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The Sims: Bowling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
The Sims: Bowling

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PlayStation Home is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
PlayStation Home 2008 PlayStation Home was a virtual 3D social gaming platform developed by Sony Computer Entertainment's London Studio for the PlayStation 3 on the PlayStation Network. It was accessible on the PS3's ...more

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Beat The Champ is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Beat The Champ

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The Simpsons Bowling is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time

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Nester's Funky Bowling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
1996 Nester's Funky Bowling is a bowling video game developed by Saffire Corporation and published by Nintendo for the Virtual Boy handheld game console. It was only released in North America on ...more

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Lucky Strike Lanes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Lucky Strike Lanes Lucky Strike is a bowling alley chain operated by Lucky Strike Entertainment, LLC, which owns and operates a chain of facilities that include bowling alleys and billiard parlors; bars, lounges, ...more

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Elf Bowling: Bocce Style is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Elf Bowling: Bocce Style 2004

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Galactic Bowling is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Galactic Bowling 2008

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Elf Bowling: Hawaiian Vacation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Elf Bowling: Hawaiian Vacation 2008

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Zombie Bowl-O-Rama is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Zombie Bowl-O-Rama 2009

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Shuffle Party is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Shuffle Party 2011

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Elf Bowling 6: Air Biscuits is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Elf Bowling 6: Air Biscuits 2005

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Rec Room Challenge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Rec Room Challenge 2005

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Alien Monster Bowling League is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Alien Monster Bowling League 2009

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Mario Sports Mix is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Mario Sports Mix is a sports video game developed by Square Enix for the Wii. It was released on November 25, 2010 in Japan, and in early 2011 in other regions. It features volleyball, hockey, ...more

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Elf Bowling 1 & 2 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bowling Games of All Time
Elf Bowling 1 & 2 2005