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8.1
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Score Breakdown Based on 1338 ratings
  1. 10 (207)
  2. 9 (478)
  3. 8 (414)
  4. 7 (131)
  5. 6 (51)
  6. 5 (25)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (13)

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  • User Rating 8

    Boom-shaka-laka!!

    Rated on November 18, 2010 by Garrison_Ford

    *** NBA JAM *** THE GOOD -Exciting, high-flying dunks -Great multiplayer -Good controls -Fun commentating -Superb audio THE BAD -Not much for single players -AI teammate is useless ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    "He's on fire!"

    Rated on August 12, 2006 by Lokar

    The wildly popular arcade simulation of the same name made its way to the home systems with this title. You could take the court as any of the NBA teams, and keep the crowd roaring for more with one s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    Spidey has nothing on this nostalgic B-Ball game...

    Rated on June 20, 2007 by saibot05

    If any superhero was on this game, will they get to the baller's potirntil? you know, doing helicopters at 50 feet, or doing sick alley-oops fromhalfway down the cort? Don't think so. NBA is anot...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    This game holds a special place in my childhood for me!

    Rated on April 26, 2011 by 76850392

    I first experienced this game from my cousins Keisha, Glenn, Roy, and David as a child. I think it was 13 years ago. My cousin Darius also played NBA Jam. Yeah, and me, Keisha, Glenn, Roy, and David ...

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

    While not as good as tournament edition - NBA Jam on the game gear is tons of fun.

    Rated on March 18, 2010 by EffigyOfAdam

    While not as good as tournament edition - NBA Jam on the game gear is tons of fun. With it's only competition on the game gear being itself and Arch Rivals the game gear version of NBA Jam was awes...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    great Bball game. they should make more for ps3 and 360

    Rated on December 15, 2006 by treb3

    this is possibly the best Bball game of all time. the flames make a nice touch and the game play started a layout for all new Bball games today. a great game for a great sport. this has the real playe...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    NBA JAM was the coolest arcade bball game for sega!

    Rated on December 08, 2005 by sportfan2004

    I remember the good ol' days when i was younger & had no responsibility but just go to school and do my homework.......... ahhhhh good times. And all i did on the weekends was to play my Sega genesis ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    I really enjoyed this game. The aracadic aspects of it really mad it enjoyable.

    Rated on December 16, 2005 by jlbell7

    I guess Ive never been a big fan of the basketball sim games. I prefer games like this, where you can do ridiculous dunks from half court, set the basket on fire, and stuff like that. This game is ...

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

    Good game to play around with.

    Rated on January 19, 2008 by thrashmaster

    Pick a two man team and go, not much else to this game. You control 1 man on the team, the computer controls the other. You can however tell the computer when to pass and shoot, they normally don't ...

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

    Greatest...Game...Ever

    Rated on April 22, 2009 by MrG31

    This, along with Mortal Kombat, is probably the first game I remember where kids were trading codes on the school bus. It was before you could just print them off the internet and getting a new code w...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.