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The Best Bowling Games of All Time

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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    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    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 America  ...more
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    #106 of 1,375 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans#46 of 181 The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked#48 of 454 The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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    DeveloperPoint of View, Inc., Adrenalin Entertainment

    Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling is a ten pin bowling game released for the PC and PlayStation in 1998 and the Nintendo 64 in 1999.  ...more
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    DeveloperAdrenalin Entertainment

    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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    DeveloperPoint of View, Inc., FarSight Studios

    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. This  ...more
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    League Bowling

    1991
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    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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    Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling 2

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    DeveloperAthena, KID

    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 player  ...more
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    Gutterball 2

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    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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    DeveloperAthena, Romstar

    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 for the  ...more
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    PBA Tour Bowling 2001

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    Atari Bowling

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    DeveloperAtomic Planet Entertainment, ZeniMax Media

    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.  ...more
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    DeveloperSCE Studio San Diego, Sony Computer Entertainment

    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 the  ...more
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    Silver Strike Bowling

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    '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 golf  ...more
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    AMF Pro Bowl 3D

    1998
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    3-D Bowling

    1982
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    DeveloperXS Games

    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 was  ...more
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    Bowling! / Basketball!

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    AMF Bowling World Lanes

    2008
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    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 Bowling  ...more
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    Arcade Bowling

    2009
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    Arcade USA

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    DeveloperRare Ltd

    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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    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 on  ...more
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    Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling

    2010
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