Does This Still Hold Up?

#1 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1852 posts) -

I'd been thinking about this for years before the new NBA Jam was announced, but does this game still hold up? Even now, a version of this with cleaned up graphics would be a lot of fun as a 400 point title on XBLA. 
 
I wonder if my pet move of using John Stockton to drop 3's still works...

#2 Posted by Tally_Pants (589 posts) -

i was actually pretty pumped when i heard about a new NBA Jam coming out. i think it really will hold up, cause it was such a fun game on the SNES and i think it would fly as an arcade game, especially with online support!!
#3 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8060 posts) -

Oh yes very much so....though the AI is dated.

#4 Posted by WickedCobra03 (2101 posts) -
@Unknown_Pleasures said:
" Oh yes very much so....though the AI is dated. "
It was dated though the game came out.  I mean I would say a week into playing that game on my Genesis I already had most of the exploits figured out. I have to say though, it is fun game still today.  A friend and I played the game for a good hour a week or two ago.
#5 Posted by yakov456 (1873 posts) -

Oh I bet it holds up. I would LOVE to have an old arcade unit of any NBA Jam in my house, that game is timeless. So much fun.

#6 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1852 posts) -
@WickedCobra03 said:
" @Unknown_Pleasures said:
" Oh yes very much so....though the AI is dated. "
It was dated though the game came out.  I mean I would say a week into playing that game on my Genesis I already had most of the exploits figured out. I have to say though, it is fun game still today.  A friend and I played the game for a good hour a week or two ago. "
I actually want it to stay that way. What I want out of this game is better graphics, network play and updated rosters. 
 
BOOM SHAKA LACKA!
#7 Posted by Organicalistic_ (2954 posts) -

i fukin hate sports games

#8 Posted by JJWeatherman (14485 posts) -
@organicalistic_ said:
" i fukin hate sports games "
I'm not entirely sure I would call NBA Jam a sports game.
#9 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -
@JJWeatherman said:
" @organicalistic_ said:
" i fukin hate sports games "
I'm not entirely sure I would call NBA Jam a sports game. "
Yeah, me neither.
 Anyway, for years I was hoping NBA Jam would get an Xbox Live Arcade release, but now we get a whole new NBA Jam, so that's cool with me. I'm just bummed it's a Wii exclusive. I think it'd work so much better as a downloadable game.
#10 Posted by JoeyIA (660 posts) -

Yes, NBA Jam is one of the all-time greats.
#11 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8060 posts) -
@UnsolvedParadox: Yeah its still one of my favorite games of all time.
#12 Posted by Killroycantkill (1361 posts) -

My buddy has an NBA Jam cabnet in his house, we play it all the time.

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