NBA Jam Tournament Edition
a game by Acclaim
Are you ready for some b-ball? Acclaim and Williams are ready to get the party started, so it's time to lace up your shoes and take it to the hoop with NBA Jam Tournament Edition.
Once again all 27 NBA teams are represented. You can take it to the boards in one-on-one, two-on-two or two-on-one competitions. Prepare yourself for a game full of Jam-packed action. If you are using the Team Player or Multi-Player Adapter, you will be asked to select the controller number corresponding to the player you wish to control.
Everyone who is playing should press START on their respective controllers to get in the game.
This year the slams are turbo-charged and it you think you know the game, think again. This year's version will see you enter a whole new world of rimrocking excitement. A Practice Mode enables you to work on your game, perfecting your passing and jamming, before heading on to the head-to-head or Team Game Mode. The Practice Mode also allows you to set up special ty drills.
This year you can customize the game in a variety of ways, including setting the competitive intelligence of your computer-controlled opponents from one (not too bright) to five (very smart). You can even control the clock speed by setting the clock from one (slow) to five (very fast). If you're a budding jammer tired of being blown-out by the opposition, you can turn on the Computer Assistance Option. This will cause the computer to make B sure that the И game remains I close by cooling I off any ' team that gets ahead by too many points. There's even a Juice Mode that will allow you to undertake some highspeed. slamming action. Turning up the Juice increases all players' overall speed from one to four. Try hitting turbo when your player's Juiced up. and see what happens! This game leaves you wanting more and hanging off the edge of your seat. Give NBA JAM a try--it's sweeter than real jam and you can toast the opposition.
Jam! Jam! JAM! The Sega Saturn and Sony's PlayStation version features true arcade-style players. Scaling of players has been incorporated, giving NBA Jam fans realistic on-screen movements of characters. As in real-life basketball, the closer the players get to the screen, the bigger they become. It's just like you're actually playing the arcade version without having to find the coin slot.
Tournament Edition is loaded with features. With the NBA license, the game features more than 120 updated NBA superstars--even rookies. In the predecessor, you could only play one team versus another team. In TE, you can match up with the same team. Another big change that has been added is that you can rest your players after a quarter has expired. Here you may choose your clutch player to replace the injured guy.
At the Options Screen, you can turn Tournament Modes on or off; Juice Mode; icons (dunk from anywhere on the court, increased three-point ability and so forth) or even Tournament Play. These are some factors that make the game more challenging and enjoyable. Enter the tournament and see if you're good enough for the super team, but that's only when you've beaten all of the other teams.
Expect tons of hints and tricks for this puppy. The later version had a large number of tricks: big heads, secret teams and so forth. This is the closest you can get to the real thing.
NBA Jam: Tournament Edition from Acclaim for the Genesis is an obvious graduate of the more-is-more school of video game sequels.
With more players (three to five per team), new dunks, player subs, postseason play against All-Star teams, more hidden characters, new power-ups, more voice, head-to-head same-team action, and battery backup to save your numbers, this one picks up the most important changes from the T.E. arcade machine.
- When almost On fire, goaltend to guarantee flames.
- Push opponents to knock them down.
- Get the fantastic Teleport Pass power-up: Press Up, Right, Right, Left, A, Down, Left, Left, Right, and В at the Match-Up screen.