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NBA Jam Arcade Game

arcade game

Released by Midway in 1993, NBA Jam became the first basketball arcade game to achieve mainstream success. The game allowed for up to four players and depicted 2-on-2 gameplay. Each playable character represented an athlete from NBA-licensed teams, including the Chicago Bulls, LA Lakers and New York Knicks. The game’s exaggerated style of play, including players engaging in gravity-defying slam-dunks, became a hallmark for many future sports game in the industry. NBA Jam’s success let to home console ports as well as several spin-offs.

Materialplastic | glass | metal
OriginUSA
Object ID114.6782
Credit LineGift of the Stone-Morelle Family

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