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7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 402 ratings
  1. 10 (73)
  2. 9 (91)
  3. 8 (142)
  4. 7 (62)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (7)

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  • User Rating 8

    NBA Jam is a game you grow up with, and thankfully it grew up and matured. Nostalgia. Lots of it.

    Rated on January 06, 2013 by MariJoe007

    NBA Jam is a great game. It depicts the flashing lights and awesome dunks like it did back in 1993. The only difference is Lebron James and Chris Paul are on the court! EA Sports takes over for Mid...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    too cheap and light on content..

    Rated on January 12, 2013 by KBFloYd

    the AI in this game is insane....they are too freaking good...only way I could win was to set it on easy... I had the 360 version also and that one was even harder....easy mode on the 360 was just ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    This game is basketball how it always should be played on video games.

    Rated on January 23, 2011 by ngrodamus

    Back in the day NBA Jam was anything but a game attempting to portray realism, much like the games of the genre today. In fact, NBA Jam did the exact opposite and took you as far from reality as poss...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    It brought the boom with almost all the shakalaka!!!

    Rated on October 09, 2010 by suffering-evil

    Okay, I've had the game since its release on October 5th. Its October 9th and still haven't even played all the modes yet. I used the first two nights to figure which team i would be comfortable and I...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    EA at it again!!

    Rated on October 15, 2010 by Gunit2k20

    I have read the reviews of NBA and see there are mixed reactions. I have been playing all version of NBA Jam since the arcade release years ago and i can tell you EA have not done enough to capture th...

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

    Definitely Worth buying - True to the Original with Upgrades.

    Rated on November 17, 2010 by mediumbamsey

    I picked this game up yesterday, and played it continuously for a while. This is the best version of the game EVER. All of the original gameplay is here, along with crossovers and Alley-OOps. ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    To feel young again! More than just a nostalgic fix from NBA Jam's yester years…

    Rated on November 29, 2010 by McScrooge

    My Joys: Brings back memories of the good old days without tainting the name and game play. Anybody can pick-up and play (even the wife played) and still is fun despite its simplicity. Graphi...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    EA stays true to the NBA Jam formula.

    Rated on November 20, 2010 by Lethal_NFS

    Back in the 90's the NBA Jam series was one of the most popular arcade games. There have been many versions of NBA Jam since then and the last real version was NBA Hangtime which released on the SNES,...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Is this the revival the nba jam series needed. Read on to find out more.

    Rated on December 27, 2010 by Grahamwain1994

    Boomshakalaka! The game is set in the comic-realistic world of the NBA. You are given an option to choose from two different versions. The retro version which is basically that of the older NBA jam g...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    NBA JAM IS BACK!!! BOOMSHAKALAKA!!! <br /> <br /> Man I love that announcer guy!

    Rated on December 31, 2010 by vengefulwilberg

    NBA Jam is an instant classic that many people played back in the day. Every time I play this game I am reminded of the good old days. Despite being mostly the same the game still delivers crazy gam...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.