NBA JAM by EA SPORTS™ for iPad
By Electronic Arts
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BOOMSHAKALAKA!!!! Jam with a friend in Local Multiplayer and rock your iPad with all the over-the-top, high-flying, 2-on-2 arcade basketball action just like you remember it – and like you’ve never seen before! Go to the hole. Go strong. Go for the monster jam. KABOOM!
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FANS & CRITICS ARE ALL ON FIRE!
“4.5/5…This is a must-have.” (Carter Dotson, 148 Apps)
“NBA JAM is a ton of fun on iOS.” (Jared Nelson, Touch Arcade)
“THIS IS A MUST BUY!!” (Miguel Pereyra, The Appera)
“NBA JAM for iPad delivers top-tier basketball thrills.” (Wired.com/Playbook)
“Editor’s Choice…It's certainly the best basketball game on any mobile platform.” (Hilary Goldstein, IGN)
HEAT UP ON iPAD
Jam with all 30 NBA teams and your favorite NBA stars! Unlock legends from the classic arcade era like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Dr. J, Scott Skiles, Karl Malone, Detlef Schrempf, and Danny Manning – plus some secret players you can only get on iOS. Open up outrageous cheats, too. And if you can’t wait to go big, all the unlocks are available for instant purchase and download in the JAM store!
PLAY NOW! PLAY CLASSIC! PLAY HEAD-TO-HEAD AGAINST A FRIEND!
3 modes of play let you ball the way you want:
• Play Now – Select a team and jump right into the ballgame
• Classic Campaign – Defeat all other teams to win the championship, and unlock legends, hidden players and cheats
• Local Multiplayer – Go big head 2 big head against a friend on iPad or iPhone/iPod touch via local WiFi and Bluetooth
Also select from two different control schemes (D-Pad and gesture-based) and take advantage of the outstanding versatility of your device. Is it the shoes?
YOU’RE ON FIRE!
If you’re from the Old School, you’ll feel the ‘90s nostalgia while you play the hottest new arcade sports game on the App Store. Featuring the voice of Tim Kitzrow (the original NBA JAM play-by-play announcer), you’ll hear all the classic catchphrases plus a few new ones recorded just for this game. This JAM is all about “boomshakalaka”– and beyond!
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What's New in Version 1.1.36
We’ve made some off-court improvements to keep your game fresher than ever. Thanks for playing NBA Jam!
Almost the best
The good: This game is graphically stunning, has very responsive touch controls, and the difficulty level adjustments make it fun for players of any experience level. I also like that EA gave players the option of either paying extra to download additional characters or completing challenges within the game to unlock those characters. This is how all DLC should be; earn extras with time or money, but never time AND money (or just money).
The bad: The most recent roster "update" still hasn't improved the rosters to their modern lineups (didn't Steve Nash retire years ago?) and some of the player ratings are WAY off (how does Steph Curry have anything less than a perfect 10 in 3-point shooting ability?). They also got rid of Scottie Pippen as an unlockable Bulls player from previous versions, and as both a lifelong Bulls fan and fan of the original NBA Jam, any game that doesn't include him can't claim to make one "feel the '90s nostalgia". Put him back in, EA! And fix your ratings!
I love this game, but it needs an update. Everyone should be on the teams they're on now, followed with updated player stats. It would also be bought more often if done. It would also be nice to have the WHOLE roster on each team instead of just 4-7. Lastly, if you would, add playoffs then a championship. Thank you!
Great. But needs MFI controller support
Would be 5 stars if I could use a controller to play the game for iPad. Covering up gameplay with my fingers and hands is not idea. Would be great to see this on Apple TV or at least allow controllers (like Steel Nimbus) as an option for gameplay.
Other than that this game is virtually flawless. Great nostalgia from my SNES with far superior graphics, great commentary, and tremendous dunks. Boomshakalaka!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jul 26, 2016
- Version: 1.1.36
- Size: 415 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Electronic Arts Inc.
- © 2011 Electronic Arts Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
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