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Overview

White Men Can't Jump was a video game released for the Atari Jaguar in 1995 , based on the movie of the same name. Like in the movie, players play games of two-on-two street basketball. The game shipped with the Team Tap Adapter allowing four players to play in tandem. Due to its poor graphics, and other downsides, it has been highlighted as one of the worst Jaguar games by some critics.

Gameplay

A tackle

The aim of the game is to gain enough money to enter, and win, the slam city tournament. After you have earned a total of $5000 you are automatically entered into the tournament. To earn money the player must gamble on his games, the amount of money you gamble is up to the player and can be as much or as little as he/she likes. The game features a save mode so you can save your progress and don't have to keep starting again and again. The game is viewed from the half court line, with a screen view that pans and zooms to follow the action.

Apart from goal tending and clearing the ball there are no rules and players can tackle anyway they like, whether this be through shoving the opposition from behind or grabbing the ball.

Game modes

There are two modes, a single player campaign where you pick a team from the fifteen available and a tournament mode in which you can team up with a friend and play against two others using the team tap adaptor.

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