Basketball Nightmare: 1989 Master System: Sega: Sega: Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs: 1989 MS-DOS Genesis 1991: Electronic Arts: Electronic Arts: All-Pro Basketball: 1989 NES: Aicom: Vic Tokai: Omni-Play Basketball (Magic Johnson's MVP) 1989 Amiga Commodore 64 MS-DOS: DesignStar Consultants: SportTime: Ultimate Basketball: 1990 NES: Aicom: American Sammy: Takin' It to the Hoop
The ’90s weren’t, of course, the start of basketball video games, but they did bring a change to where five on five simulation-style play, tournaments, full-seasons, and stats became the norm.
NBA Jam (Midway Games, 1993) and NBA Showdown 1994 (EA Sports, 1993) where some of my earliest basketball video game memories.
In the '90s, NBA Jam ruled the arcade basketball scene. Every other arcade basketball game was locked in a desperate battle for second place, as the "boom shakalaka"s and massive dunks cemented NBA Jam as the reigning king. But an oft-forgotten arcade basketball game gave NBA Jam a real run for it's money: Run And Gun.
For a lot of folks, this was the pinnacle of basketball video games. Released for both the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo in 1994, NBA Live 95 introduced a ton of elements to this world.
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NBA Live is a series of basketball video games published by EA Sports. The series, which has had releases annually from 1994 to 2009, 2013 to 2015, and 2017–2018, is the successor to EA's previous NBA Playoffs and NBA Showdown series. Beginning in the late 2010’s, NBA Live sales had dropped off compared to their competitors, NBA 2K. Even with WNBA teams being added into NBA Live 18 for the first time in the series, sales continued to decline, with NBA Live 19 being the final confirmed ...
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A quick look at 30 years of basketball video games(song is "Papparazzi" by Xzibit)
This quirky puzzle-platformer from back in 1991 is considered a classic in my household. One of the best received video games of the early 90s it was cute, quirky and very addictive. The popularity of the game has led to many similar games as well as spin-offs and sequels. Each level starts with a trapdoor depositing lemmings onto your screen.