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  1. 2017 draft: Picking the best sports video games of all time over five roundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | CBS Sports

    ... of experts in this space. You took BASE WARS No. 2 overall in the whole sports video game draft. Ahead of: FIFA NCAA NBA Jam Tiger Woods Mario Kart Below I've included comments from the owners after their first two selections ...


  2. New Basketball Game Is Basically NBA Jam 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Kotaku

    For a fun time, watch this trailer for the upcoming NBA Playgrounds -out in May-and see how close they come to saying " NBA Jam " without actually saying " NBA Jam ". 2v2 arcade basketball, cartoon players, exaggerated moves, it's all certainly very familiar to NBA Jam fans, as well as anyone who played NBA Street.


  3. Old Time Hockey misses the mark on what makes arcade sports games lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Polygon

    ... in making the game one giant homage to the 1977 film Slap Shot and the way hockey used to be played. Games like NBA Jam and NFL Blitz captured the hearts of all kinds of people, regardless of whether they were sports fans. They were able to do that ...


  4. Watch LeBron James and Russell Westbrook Dazzle in New 'NBA Playgrounds' Game TrailerRead the original story

    Monday Apr 10 |

    Video game title, NBA Playgrounds just released a new introductory trailer. The new release, slated to drop next month, is a 2-on-2 basketball game reminiscent of NBA Jam - you have big-headed players, acrobatic dunks, fierce competition, and all the best athletes to choose from.


  5. Top 6 bizarre video game trailers launched: Persona 5, Quake Champions and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | DNA India

    Get caught up on some of the week's biggest, boldest, and most bizarre video game trailers including a launch treatment for glossy adventure "Persona 5," arena combat in "Quake Champions," a trick shot-laden reveal for "NBA Playgrounds," wonky corporate swingshots in "Golf for Workgroups," an ethereal tracking shot from "The Wild Eternal" and an offbeat urban mystery in "Knuckle Sandwich." 2-on-2 basketball matches reminiscent of arcade great "NBA Jam," featuring real NBA players, outrageous dunks, and a variety of courts.


  6. NBA Playgrounds is a return to arcade-style basketball actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 |

    If you were ever a fan of arcade-style sports games and in particular the NBA variants like NBA Jam and NBA Ballers , chances are, NBA Playgrounds might just be right up your alley. NBA Playgrounds is an arcade-style basketball game that offers flashy dribbles and dunks, but since it is an officially licensed product, includes the players that you know and love, from both the present and the past.


  7. NBA Playgrounds Next MonthRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | Blue's News

    Saber Interactive announces NBA Playgrounds , a two-on-two arcade hoops game coming to Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch next month. This features giant-headed players and skyscraper dunks reminiscent of the NBA Jam series, as shown in this trailer .


  8. Podcast Unlocked : Unlocked Episode 290: Analyzing Scorpio's Tech SpecsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | 3D Gamers

    ... promises it will do for non-4K displays. Plus: NBA Playgrounds gets announced and channels the dormant spirit of NBA Jam and NBA Street, Agents of Mayhem resurfaces with a release date, Sega is teasing...something with Bayonetta, and more! Project ...


  9. 'NBA Jam' is totally the inspiration for this latest street basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Mashable

    We've seen many different takes on street basketball in video games over the years, but none are more memorable than NBA Jam . The mixture of cartoonishly big-headed ballers and high-speed 2v2 play was an instant sensation in '90s arcades and the consumer hardware it quickly spread to.


  10. 'NBA Playgrounds' is a nostalgic blend of 'NBA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Digital Trends

    NBA Playgrounds , a spiritual successor to NBA Jam, will launch in May for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. First reported by IGN , NBA Playgrounds looks to be heavily influenced by the iconic arcade basketball classic, all the way down to the disproportionately large head sizes.


  11. NBA Playgrounds Keeps the NBA Jam/Street Tradition AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | IGN

    The game is a return to the arcade-style basketball games of yesterday, like NBA Street and NBA Jam. Officially licensed by the NBA, the game features players both active and retired, with Allen Iverson facing off against modern ballers Steph Curry and George Hill in the opening of the trailer.


  12. Arcade throwback NBA Playgrounds jams on Switch, Xbox One and PS4 in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Polygon

    NBA Playgrounds , a game outed at the end of February's Nintendo Switch Direct showcase , was confirmed by its maker today and will launch in May for the Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. In this trailer, given to IGN today , NBA Playgrounds is shown to be a 2-on-2 arcade style basketball game in the tradition of NBA Jam.


  13. NBA Jam's mythical Michael Jordan version may yet surviveRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2017 | Polygon

    ... dig up" anything he still has, and maybe even show it to the general public. The story goes like this: The original NBA Jam, launched in arcades in 1993, was developed by Turmell, working for Midway in Chicago, where Jordan was of course playing for ...


  14. Review: '3on3 Freestyle' brings back street basketball to consoles for freeRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Sporting News

    ... you may be spending some earnings to upgrade one or more of those being played with at the time. Fans of "NBA Jam" and "NBA Street" may struggle to adapt however "3on3 Freestyle." Beyond it being an unlicensed game, it doesn't have the fast-paced ...


  15. After 24 years, 'Mutant League Football' finally gets a sequelRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | Sporting News

    ... other sports games remembered fondly in the past that have attempted remakes and reboots to mixed success, from "NBA Jam" to "Tecmo Bowl." What will be the strategy with "Mutant Football League" to break through a difficult gaming landscape? "We ...


  16. Mutant Football League adds the voice of NBA Jam, and predicts tomorrow's big gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Polygon

    ... night. More factually, Mutant Football League has brought in Tim Kitzrow, the bombastic boom-shakalaka voice of NBA Jam , to the commentary team. This is a significant get and solves a key feature that takes a lot of time and dough even for big ...


  17. The "Father Of Pac-Man" Has Passed AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Cinema Blend News

    ... was originally home to other arcade hits such as Mortal Kombat , and various titles under the Acclaim brand such as NBA Jam . Remnants of Midway lives on in the form of NetherRealm Studios, the makers of Mortal Kombat who ended up becoming bought ...


  18. Mass Effect: Andromeda gets 10-hour EA Access trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Polygon

    ... of success reviving older franchises - consider the lukewarm receptions to the company's most recent iterations of NBA Jam, NFL Blitz, SSX and Mirror's Edge. But fans of the Skate series have long been clamoring for a new entry in the franchise , ...


  19. Unofficial 'NBA Jam' rerelease updates the game's rosters for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Digital Trends

    The only part of NBA Jam that doesn't hold up today is its roster and this fan project fixes that problem. Video games have come a long, long way since the early 1990s - today's best sports sims look a hair away from real life, whereas back then even the most graphically advanced titles were comparatively basic.


  20. Why we can't have nice things: The death of creativity in sports video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 |

    ... game come out prior to 2000? I'm willing to bet that it did. In fact, I'm willing to bet that the game is probably NBA Jam, NBA Hangtime, NFL Blitz, Tecmo Bowl, or maybe even NHL Hitz or Backyard Soccer. What do all these games have in common? Sure, ...