by E.A. Sports
Basketball, jam-packed with features and jam-packed with jams — it's NBA Showdown '94 from E.A. Sports for the Genesis. Play it any way you want. Take your team through a full season to the playoffs. Take one to four players through layups, jump shots, finger rolls, and rim-rocking power slams. Play with all 27 NBA teams, the real NBA players, All-Star squads, and customizable teams that'll even let you put five Shaqs against five Olajuwons. You've got offensive and defensive play calling, including assignable defensive matchups. There are two modes of play — Arcade or Simulation. With hot streaks, injuries, faster play, and , the new Free Throw Perspective, you get everything but the agent's phone number.
Showdown At The Parquet Corral
Each of the NBA teams has one or two star players who have a trademark move. NBA Showdown 94 has included these as Signature Shots from these key players. You get Shaq's Gorilla Slam, Olajuwon's Windmill Slam, and Mourning's Double Pump Two-Hand Slam to name just a few. Use the Custom Team Builder to produce and save your own dream teams. Take your choice from all the players of all 27 NBA teams and go for it. You can use Custom Teams in exhibition or playoff games, not in regular season games.
Imagine going with five Robert Parrishes on the parquet at Boston Garden against the Knicks. With the new hot streaks, the realism really comes horlle, For players, shooting is about confidence, and this is reflected in the hot streak. Have a player make three consecutive jump shots and they become hot. This means a 15 percent increase in shot accuracy You can tell that a player is hot by a red (rather than white) symbol at the player's feet. With all these features, you can play it simple, or play it as a full-fledged coaching sim. Play it any way you want.
Careful on the Charging! If you move directly toward a player, he lands on his butt and you get the foul.
Listen to the commentator at the front of the game to get the scoop on the opposition.
Go for three from the outside, but first learn each player's attributes to figure out who works best from downtown.
Miss two consecutive shots with a player who's hot, and the streak comes to an end.
Choose the direction of the throw with your D-Button before hitting B on the Throw-In.
Use the instant replay feature to rub a friend's face in a spectacular slam. This may not increase your points, but it adds a little fun to your day.
Don't hesitate to substitute great three-point shooters as a quarter is winding down.
- Use your player's speed. Move the leather quickly. This means catch and shoot or catch and dish the ball.
- Pump fake by hitting Button A quickly before dribbling.
- Back up before driving toward the net. This loosens up sticky defenders.
- The best way to get off the Signature Shot is to tap Button A when you're open and near the bucket. Don't guide the player into the net.
- Be certain that you don't already have the ball before living to Reb. If you have if, you may waste it with a full court attempt.
- Even if a player is covered, use your controlled player to doubleteam the ball. Hit Button C regularly to Steal.
2017-10-06 NBA Showdown game added.