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BOOMSHAKALAKA!!! Jam with a friend in Local Multiplayer and rock your iPhone or iPod touch 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!
“NBA JAM brings arcade hoops directly to your pocket — no quarters required.” (App Store “iPhone GAME OF THE WEEK”)
“…overwhelmingly satisfies in every way if you were ever a fan of the original NBA Jam series.” (Jared Nelson, Touch Arcade)
“4/4 MUST HAVE…a sports game that action or arcade gamers will love…” (Andrew Podolsky, Slide to Play)
“…solid controls, great graphics, and fun on-the-court action” (Tracy Erickson, PocketGamer)
“It performs flawlessly in every way.” (IntoMobile)
HEAT UP ON iPHONE & iPOD TOUCH
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 iPhone/iPod touch or iPad 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 iPhone/iPod touch. 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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Ratings and Reviews
This game reminds me of playing with my dad, on the court or in the game. A lot of people are complaining about the game right now for no justified reasons. The big complaint is the rosters. While the rosters are not accurate the question is do they need to be. I'm coming to this game because of how great the franchise is, not because how much I love watching a Lakers game. The game isn't about idolizing our favorite players it's about letting us become a player. Secondly people are saying the controls are bad. I wish I could respond to this one, but my controls, as well as those of everyone I asked, are great. That's not the game, that's your lack of skill. Thirdly people say that the physics are bad. But the answer to that is that it's because it's a staple in NBA Jam games. Ever since the Sega Genesis (you whining kids probably don't know what it is, it's an old phone, that was hooked up to a tv and you could only play games on it, and only one at a time) the games have always had bad physics and I know that's a lot of people's favorite part. My only complaint is that Trump isn't on the Republican Team.
I love what y'all do, keep up the awesome work. -Brent
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DO NOT BUY UNTIL EA STARTS RESPECTING ITS CUSTOMERS 1st
I love how every time you "update" the game, it's ALWAYS worse than before! Congratulations on NEVER listening to the people that actually spend their money expecting a playable game. And who does EA have doing Player Ratings? A chimp? It's funny that the ratings are actually WORSE than before. How is it that Curry is ranked 8 for 3 point shooting? And 7 or 8 for dribbling? Are you kidding me? Yet there are tons of guys that have 9's and 10's in each of those categories that aren't even starters in the NBA lol. How is Klay Thompson not even on the Warriors squad, but Jason Richardson is? Yippee. I totally want to play as an average player instead of a champ. I can go on and on, but I'll just leave it with that 1 example. Right now, this unplayable. LISTEN TO THE FANS EA!!! Worst company there is when it comes to listening to customer complaints. It's like they go out of their way NOT to create the game everyone wants.
Do not listen to 5 star reviews! Only reasons I can think of that someone would rate it higher than 1 or 2 stars is either A)Works for EA, or 2)Have never seen a real NBA game in their life, and have no idea what player stats should be. Again... Curry, best 3pt shooter of all time who can hit from half court with ease, is rated as an 8!!! MVP and he doesn't have a meaningful stat above 8. Unbelievable
Does EA Sports even look at these reviews?
My number one complaint with this game is that they seem to only update the rosters about once every three years. They even say "updated rosters!" on the app when you find it in the App Store, yet Steve Nash is still on the Lakers roster. Plus they have players numbers wrong. LeBron wears number 6 with the Cavs? Come on, are you even trying? I think the last time they updated rosters was 2014.
I just got an update for this app today so I was really excited that they might be updating the rosters since the update was around 350mb. But nope, it was a huge update that took forever to download and it didn't change a thing. So frustrating.
Also lets talk about player ratings. LeBron and Kyrie are both rated as 9 for 3 pointers, but Steph Curry is an 8 for 3 pointers? How do you determine player ratings? Do you draw numbers out of a hat?
I gave this app 2 stars but only because it's fun to play. Considering the cost of $5, I would not recommend this game to others only because EA Sports does nothing to maintain rosters or ratings and they clearly ignore user feedback.
- Electronic Arts Inc.
- 537.4 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2011 Electronic Arts Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- In-App Purchases
- Big Man Package $7.99
- Privileges Pack $1.99
- Northwest Division Pack $1.99
Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.