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NBA Jam Tournament Edition

DOS - 1995

Also available on: Game Gear - Genesis - Jaguar - SEGA 32X - SEGA Saturn

Alt names NBA JAMトーナメントエディション, NBA Jam TE
Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Action, Sports
Theme Arcade, Basketball, Licensed Title
Publisher Acclaim Entertainment, Inc.
Developer Midway Manufacturing Company
Perspectives 2D scrolling, Side view
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.70
4.39 / 5 - 37 votes

Description of NBA Jam Tournament Edition

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One of the best arcade basketball games ever made, Acclaim's NBA Jam is a great conversion of the blockbuster arcade game to PC.

The Tournament Edition features several options not available on the original NBA Jam, including power-up icons that give you special dunk power, unlimited turbo, awesome speed, etc. Besides the power-ups, there are also hotspots that allow you to shoot the ball from certain areas on the court for 4, 5 even 9 points for one basket. What's particularly fun in this edition is obtaining a dunk power-up and dunking all the way from the other end of the court while starting from a 9 point hotspot, giving you a super-duper incredible 9 point, 80-foot flying slam!

For the NBA Jam "purists", the Tournament Mode can be turned on or off, so power-ups and hotspots are only on if you want them. All the other options of the original are still here, such as the difficulty level of the computer opponent, the speed of the clock, etc. The computer AI is competent, and it will take a while to win your first game even in the easy mode.

One of the game's most fun feature is the plethora of secret characters that become available for control by punching in their initials in a certain manner. Included are the traditional Bill Clinton and Kabuki (!), but Jam TE also incorporates several new secret players, including the game's programmer, Adisak. Each secret player has his or her secret slam moves that are very amusing to watch. Besides the secret characters, there is also a way to play with baby bodies. :)

The action is fast-paced and intense, and by keeping the court limited to four players, the ball moves around quite a bit. Perhaps the title?s best aspect is its simplicity in game design -- just grab that ball and sink it! And shooting hoops has never been so much fun. The outlandish ways to dunk -- flips, smoke, etc. -- only add to the wackiness of the game. Even after you have beaten all the teams, earned the expanded rosters and for all intents and purposes beaten the game, NBA Jam TE remains a blast to play. The power-ups, secret characters and hotspots make it a different game every time you play, and it's even more fun when you are playing against a friend or friends. Two thumbs up!

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Q*bert 2023-07-02 0 point DOS version

does anyone know the size of the cd? the numbers should look like this:-size 512,63,16,255

Stroller man 2022-05-18 0 point

Best saga game ever

from_italy 2019-12-25 0 point DOS version

u must load iso on virtual CD drive you created with DAEMON TOOLS, then open virtual CD drive, then click on INSTALL.EXE and it will install NBA JAM on your hard drive so go to your hard drive installation folder and click on JAM and it will run.

Cris 2015-12-19 2 points

very good

Cris 2015-12-11 2 points

Very nice

The Man 2015-11-28 -7 points

Sorry, i am only 11 and i don't know what DOS is can someone please tell me

The Man 2015-11-28 -7 points

What File do you click on to open the game

Perry 2015-07-15 0 point DOS version

So yeah,, basically this game will crash after the new game start. Because it is a rip off of the CD version
1 you need dos32a instead of dow4gw ( which is the default inside the folder, dos4gw.exe that is ). so basically you need to download dos32a, copy it to the folder, delete he old dos4gw.exe, and rename dos32a to dos4gw.exe, start the game, problem solved.
also did I mention that it will only work at dosbox0.74? ( and above, if there is any in the future)

or alternately
download the full cd version (260MB approximately) from another site, and install and play it this will also solver the problem of the rip version where everyone have the same potrait.

Pink Floyd 2014-05-21 -1 point DOS version

Yes this was like the arcade. Made the 16 bit console versions look really bad.

spotlightdancer 2014-04-05 1 point DOS version


indstr 2014-02-12 -1 point DOS version

Ahaha is this the one where you can play as Bill Clinton?

nbaJamFreak 2014-01-28 -2 points DOS version

Will load and run and config keys, but then blank... Just blank...
Oh man i wanted to be 12 again for a couple of minutes...

SNYDZ 2013-06-01 0 point DOS version

Will load and run, but won't let me play a game.

Carlsgro 2013-01-08 0 point DOS version

This game is awesome, arcade at home

NIKOSPAPAS 2012-12-22 1 point DOS version


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