Back in the day, this game literally defined how much fun a sports game could be when you took out any semblance of realism and threw in a massive dose of arcade fun. Massive dunks where the player jumped off the screen, basketballs catching on fire, shots that cannot be missed, and the fun of giving your opponent free points when you goaltend their shot are all the staples of this classic game. While I absolutely love all of the old-school Mario, Zelda, Metroid and other classic games available from Nintendo, we must remember, "Genesis The range of games on the console is truly staggering, with every It comes with a quick play mode, a campaign, challenges, and local multiplayer.
NBA Jam is a basketball arcade game published and developed by Midway in It is the first entry in the NBA Jam series. Gameplay The game employed an exaggerated, over-the-top style, demonstrated by the player dunking from superhuman heights.
NBA Jam, which featured 2-on-2 basketball, is one of the first real playable basketball arcade games, and is also one of the first sports games to feature NBA-licensed teams and players, and their real digitized likenesses. A key feature of NBA Jam is the exaggerated nature of the play - players jump many times above their own height, making slam dunks that defy both human capabilities and the laws of physics.
There are no fouls, free throws, or violations except goaltending and second violations. This meant the player is able to freely shove or elbow his opponent out of the way. Additionally, the game has an "on fire" feature, where if one player makes three baskets in a row, he becomes "on fire" and has unlimited turbo and has increased shooting precision.
The "on fire" mode continues until the other team scores, or until the player who is on fire scores 4 additional consecutive baskets while "on fire.