You know, I was never a fan of Basketball. I couldn’t stand the squeaking of the sneakers. You have
to run back and forth the whole game long and I couldn’t do that more than twice. To top it off, I was a terrible shot. With video games it was the same thing. Also, it was always too strategic, like with all other sports games. There
was one game though that entered the arcade “FROM DOWNTOWN” and gave me hope for enjoying the game a little.

NBA JAM by Midway is a four-player basketball all-star game that is very similar in style to the Arch Rivals format, with the exclusion of pulling the pants down. Punching and pushing is still allowed, but goal tending is NOT! If a player makes three consecutive baskets, he/she would be considered “ON FIRE!” and every basket burns up in flames until the opponent makes a basket.

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Brad Feingold Brad Feingold (118 Posts)

Brad has been a die hard arcade fan ever since he can remember. From the first time he played Space Invaders, to the first time he played Pacman, Brad has always had a love for video games. Hanging out at either the Great American Fun Factory in the mall, or spending the night in front of the glowing games at the local roller rink, he was always thinking about when he can spend the next quarter. He also worked at Babbages, which is now GameStop, for over six years. Mostly because they had a really sweet checkout policy on new products and great discounts. But since he had the Atari 2600, he has never looked back and owned some of the greatest home machines, NES, SNES, GENESIS, Turbo Graphix 16, GameBoy, Game Gear, Lynx, Playsation 1,2,3,4 and Vita, XBOX, Gamecube, and N64...just to name a few. Brad is also a reviewer for Mobile Beat Magazine as well as a freelance videographer, part time disc jockey, performing artist and photographer. But has a true love is for video games and Star Wars, as he is a member of the 501st Central Garrison. His ultimate dream is to own a fully working pinball machine and arcade machine. Difficult to say which one, but a Star Wars one would be nice start.