NBA Street Homecourt demo tips off tomorrow

Melo takes on Rip in demo of EA's latest blacktop baller; game to seven takes place at Venice Beach.

Where's the sucker-punch-a-guy-and-get-a-15-game-suspension button?

The demo for Def Jam: Icon may have been pushed back slightly, but that doesn't mean Electronic Arts isn't bringing anything to Xbox Live Marketplace this week. The publisher has revealed that the demo for NBA Street Homecourt will be released tomorrow over Xbox Live.

The demo lets gamers scout out the game as either cover athlete Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets or Richard Hamilton of the Detroit Pistons. The demo for the over-the-top basketball game is limited to a first-to-seven contest and is set on the famous outdoor courts of Venice Beach.

NBA Street Homecourt will be released on February 20 for the Xbox 360 and on March 6 for the PlayStation 3. For more information, read GameSpot's previous coverage.

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84 comments
ST33L215
ST33L215

you guyz are retarded nba street waz originally and always waz a ps only game until next gen so its not gonna be ported from 360 2 ps3 it mite jus be the other way around

ST33L215
ST33L215

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Wezker619
Wezker619

The demo is cool I like playing as A.I obvisously cant wait to buy the actual game.

ticalmc2k2
ticalmc2k2

PS3 is pissing me off, no demo for PS Store. That's BS. If they can get one for Xbox Live, why cant they for PS3? It'll probably suck for PS3 anyways if its ported from 360 and not developed the same as 360's.

Generic_Dude
Generic_Dude

I'll have to get around playing this... hate basketball, but like playing it, y'know? Venice beach is aight too... they should have Hulk Hogan as an unlockable. Hulkamania FTW... 'cause whatcha gonna do, when Hulkamania runs all over your D, son?

ssalex333
ssalex333

There is no PS3 demo since this is a game originally designed for the xbox 360 in mind and being ported over to ps3. so the 360 game is further along in development. I hate cross platform games booooo

WESLY_SNYPES
WESLY_SNYPES

Maybe they will have snitches in the game so you can sucker punch 'em like Carmelo lol.

LosDaddie
LosDaddie

Where is the PS3 demo?? :lol: :lol: :D

datniccah187
datniccah187

I'm going to have to check out the demo in the coming days, i'll actually probally download it now, see if i want to pick up the game or not. I like NBA Street but i haven't really gotten into it for a long time. But maybe this new next-gen game will get me back into it.

ReyWing
ReyWing

i think the Homecourt demo was too short. Only up to 7 points, grrrr! I'm going to wait on the reviews for this one.

xlassiter
xlassiter

Enough with the ps3 i like the ps3 but us xbox live we have to pay at least they give us free demos you don't have to pay for anything

xlassiter
xlassiter

I can't wait for my's to finsh downloading

jcloverboy
jcloverboy

I really hope this game is as good as it's looking.

TRH4469
TRH4469

hope this one is as good as street 2

goochyslap101
goochyslap101

just played the demo and its awesome. smooth animations, trick system is better, frame rate was good, and the graphics (especially the players) are a bonus. can't wait for the total package.

rwbojorquez
rwbojorquez

When you pay for service you can demand stuff like this, at least get the demo first. Unlike the PSN you have to deal with what you get for free.

SavoyPrime
SavoyPrime

I'll give it a shot. It looked fun when it was shown on On The Spot a while back. I'll be playing as Rip though. I have too much respect for myself to play as a guy that sucker punches a dude that's being held but then back peddles down the court when someone comes after me for doing it. :lol:

SecretWasianMan
SecretWasianMan

So many new demos lately, great ones too. GRAW 2, and now NBA Street Homecourt with a Def Jam demo on the way :)

anarchicgoth
anarchicgoth

lol too bad for Sony, yeah right! How is your free "internet strategy" going!?

Thakingk05
Thakingk05

Yes I can't wait I will buy this game no matter what. Go lakers!!!!!!

CJMcDursty
CJMcDursty

hahahahahahaha.................. sony pwned again!!!!! you gotta love it:D

alex5523
alex5523

any news on when def jam demo going to be out??

cedbrooks
cedbrooks

Nice...can't wait to see how this NBA Street shapes out.

Edot0
Edot0

this series pwns any other Basketball series! CanT wait to ball with Melo!

SoralinkGS
SoralinkGS

What the- no PS3 demo again? I will try the Xbox 360 demo, but I would like to see and try these games on PS3!

Halorocks111
Halorocks111

this game is gunna kick some serious @$$. l absolutely loved V2, just was so fun to play, this shall be greatness. cant wait.

JDog0769
JDog0769

this demo is already on my OXM demo disc.

cubist84
cubist84

its good to be an 360 owner these days, finally we are getting some good demos

chiefmegadeth
chiefmegadeth

Another reason why xbox 360 is the place to be! Love ya microsoft... keep them coming yet again ps3 lets down its customers,give them something?

donscrillinger
donscrillinger

lets just hope this DEMO comes out ,and they dont come with we want to bring it out world wide ,A DEMO ,lame

stiker71
stiker71

I didnt know the game had RIP in it thats sweet.

NintendoWarrior
NintendoWarrior

nice, i loved vol. 2, i hope this one is way better though

Radiozo
Radiozo

I might get this game unless the demo sucks. Seems like a fun game.

Re_ensurer
Re_ensurer

I might actually download this up.

nektahh
nektahh

makes no difference to me.. I still can't play my 360 since I will be sending it back to MS for the second time in one month.

Lt_J_Dangle
Lt_J_Dangle

C'mon Sony, I wanna get a chance to play as Rip!!!

Fergy33WF
Fergy33WF

You get what you pay for I guess! DEMOS AND CONTENT!

Killer_Prey
Killer_Prey

SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

wakko19991
wakko19991

I'm overdosing. Live is the real deal.