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College Slam 

College Slam

Just in time for March Madness, Uncle Dave invites you to COME ON AND (College) SLAM! AND WELCOME TO THE (NBA) JAM (knockoff)!

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NCAA Basketball 

NCAA Basketball

Part 5 of Uncle Dave’s Super Sports Extravaganza takes us back to college. For one year. And doesn’t go to class. Hey, we’ve got a pro career to worry about.

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NBA Jam Tournament Edition 

NBA Jam Tournament Edition

The Jaguar’s port of the venerable NBA Jam steamrolls its 16-bit competition in technical prowess and accuracy to the arcade. Boomshakalaka!

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White Men Can’t Jump 

White Men Can’t Jump

NBA Jam clone with a movie license it doesn’t use, and a camera perspective that, while clever in concept, is too advanced for the tech here.

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Jordan vs Bird

In what represents perhaps the greatest meeting of black and white since Aerosmith and Run DMC recorded “Walk This Way,” Jordan vs Bird offers the chance to play as one of the two 80’s basketball heroes in a handful of b-ball related challenges. The highlight is, of course, a one-on-one match between the two. In […]

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Arch Rivals

Sports games in the arcades basically fell into two categories, neither of which ever attempted to be simulations. The first, and the first to come along, were the games like Ice Hockey and Soccer that offered loose simulations of the actual sports. Complicated or time-consuming rules were dropped or lessened to promote faster gameplay. Building […]

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