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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!


“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)

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!

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?

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 1.0.55

NBA JAM IS READY FOR A NEW SEASON! The NBA heats up on Christmas Day, so we’re making sure all you hoops fans can share the joy of BOOMSHAKALAKA with friends!

Update now for these new features:

• Enjoy more action on the court with iOS5 support!
• Stay connected to other ballers with Origin
• Get your game-on with Game Center

Thanks for playing NBA JAM. If you dig this version, please give us a ***** rating and we’ll keep bringing it strong – all season long!

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Customer Reviews

NBA Jam Full Version Review

First off, this game is fun. It does remind me a whole lot of the original arcade version of NBA Jam albeit on a tiny platform (my iPhone). That said, there are what I consider to be "issues" with this game.

First, there is gameplay lag. My screen locks up and the game continues playing buy I can't move my avatar. Someone will come along and say it's my "iPhone that is the problem". I disagree. I run a barebones iPhone and NBA Jam lagged the minute after I installed it. I really think there is a conflict with the iPhone's memory capability and this game's memory footprint.

Second, the gameplay coding (the fluidity) could stand to be improved. For instance, if the computer blocks my shot. The computer avatar is able to land and scoop up the blocked shot/loose ball before my avatar's feet even hits the ground. Whereas, when I block a shot I'm rarely able to mimick this feat (i.e. I'm unable to block the shot, land, run toward the ball, and collect the loose ball all before the computer player lands back down). I wish they would remedy this.

Third, I have big hands and it seems the directional wheel (in the lower left corner of my iPhone screen) could be made smaller so my pudgy fat thumb isn't blocking half the gameplay screen most of the time.

All in all, I rate this game a 4 out of 5 and well worth the cost.

Nastalgia Galore!

This app is almost PERFECT!
It brings back all those great memories of being 10, playing on the old Sega, and puttin up 100 on my brother. Here's my pros and cons.

2. Graphics look great, and run smooth.
3. Controls are surprisingly very easy.
Analog stick on left, and Shoot, Pass and Turbo buttons on the right. There's a slide feature that works perfect in this game. You just slide from turbo to shoot or turbo to pass. It all works great, and Is very responsive.
There are two control schemes to choose from. Arcade (described above). And Gesture.
4. If you are at all familiar with the newest cosole version of Nba Jam than you'll be right at home. It's pretty much the same game.
5. Challenges, unlockable characters.

Cons- There's nothing major really except.
1. Need to update the rosters.
2. Needs more game modes other than
Campaign. Like maybe "Remix mode."

P.S. This game hasnt crashed or lagged on me once since I bought it. This game is worth more than .99 cents in my opinion. There's no better dollar to be spent anywhere. This is a great adaptation Nba Jam. So if your a fan and have a dollar to spend, BUY IT!!!

UPDATE please! I love this game but update pleasee!

I'm gonna speakk for all the NBA Jam fans out heree. We've been asking for roster updates, and how about you get to doing it. Because there's no point in playing a game that had rosters that were updated almost 2 NBA seasons ago... Players you need to add or put on correct teams
1. Jeremy Lin-Rockets
2. Rip Hamilton- Bulls
3. Chris Paul- To Clippers
4. Mike Bibby- To Knicks
5. Jonny Flynn- To Rockets
6. Baron Davis-To Knicks
7. Kyrie Irving- Cavaliers
8. Andrew Bynum- Lakers
9. Metta World Peace-Lakers
10. Marc Gasol-Grizzlies
11. Mike Conley-Grizzlies
12. Lamar Odom-To Clippers
13. Monta Ellis-To Bucks
There Are Moree To the recent trade update list.
Legends To Add
1. Reggie Miller
2. Bill Russel
3. Mugsy Bogues
4. Shawn Kemp
5. John Havlicek
6. Darryl Dawkins
7. Kareem Abdul Jabbar.. I thinkk.
Teams to update
1. All, And Stat updates too.
Teams to add.
1. Jordan Team
2. Allstar Teams, East and West
3. Unlockable Legends teams( Bird and Magic super team, etc.)
4. Adidas team
5. Rookies Team
6. Sophomore team
7. Rappers team
8. Celebrities
9. Veterans Teams
10. There are alot more.
I hope you read this and FINALLY update it. Thanks. One Star till update ! Pass it on.

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  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Dec 09, 2011
  • Version: 1.0.55
  • Size: 278 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
  • Seller: Electronic Arts Inc.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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