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Average Player Score Based on 88 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 88 ratings
  1. 10 (48)
  2. 9 (21)
  3. 8 (5)
  4. 7 (4)
  5. 6 (2)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (5)

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What Gamespot Users have to say about Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoopz Barkley

  • User Rating 9

    A hilarious parody of JRPGs, and a decent game in its own right.

    Rated on August 13, 2009 by Talonfire

    Japanese Role Playing Games used to be the big thing in the 90's before Western RPGs started dominating the market. Despite cRPGs being the top dog right now thanks to companies like BioWare and even ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A slam, a jam, and a forbidden dunk to blow your mind

    Rated on May 25, 2008 by Nirron

    I downloaded this game expecting to just find a few slightly humorous references here and there; I mean, how good can a parody RPG be? Oddly enough, I would rank this RPG up there in terms of fun. ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    One of the funniest games ever, but high-quality in other ways, too.

    Rated on February 02, 2008 by ChairmanYang

    Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoopz Barkley SaGA is one of the best Japanese-style RPGs in the last few years. Aside from being hilarious, it also has great gameplay. The combat s...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A near perfect Unique RPG that takes itself so seriously, that you have to love it.

    Rated on February 02, 2008 by Azzurus

    Barkley, Shut up and Jam: Gaiden (BSUAJG) is a game like no other. It takes place in a post-cyberpocalyptic world called Neo New York, where Basketball has been outlawed due to the legendary Chaos Dun...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Despite it's blatant absurdity Barkley, shut up and Jam: Gaiden is a funny and thoroughly entertaining experience.

    Rated on March 19, 2008 by domatron23

    After reading Wootex's enigmatic and provocative blog post, entitled "Free thrills on the streets of Proto-Neo New York", I was compelled to give Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    It's called survival of the fittest. If you can't slam with the best, then jam with the rest.

    Rated on November 11, 2011 by LarkAnderson

    Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoopz Barkley SaGa is, quite literally, the pinnacle of human ingenuity, achievement, and spectacle. All other games that came before it were flawed,...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    It's time to slam jam

    Rated on February 24, 2014 by thelamestlark

    We are all better human beings for having been born in a universe in which this game exists. We are all better human beings for having been born in a universe in which this game exists. We are all be...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Don’t expect an epic story from this game, but expect eye-brow-raisers and bemused smirks at its silly brand of humor.

    Rated on February 27, 2014 by Gelugon_baat

    INTRO: Basketball and Nike shoes are not the exactly the kinds of things that one would expect to gel with the gameplay of JRPGs (the acronymic slang for “Japanese RPGs”). The game by indi...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.