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DescriptionBasketball was the second sport to which Cinemaware applied their philosophy of lavish production and advanced cutscenes. Exhibition and league matches are on offer, with the opportunity to recreate a full league season with 1 player assigned to each of the 28 clubs. The game uses varying camera positions, with top-down views when the ball is close to either hoop, and a side-view when the ball is mid-court - controls remain unchanged for these, so the switch doesn't cause a sudden change in player movement.
As well as playing the matches you have full coaching control. This can involve making substitutions but also assigning marking and game strategies.
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The Press Says
|Amiga Joker||Apr, 1990||90 out of 100||90|
|CU Amiga||Mar, 1990||87 out of 100||87|
|Zzap!||May, 1990||86 out of 100||86|
|Power Play||Apr, 1990||82 out of 100||82|
|Amiga Format||May, 1990||51 out of 100||51|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|5 Plus 1 release - different entry?||2||Sciere (228140)
Jul 23, 2007
ReferencesThe developers of the game appeared as players, typically the stars, on several of the teams' rosters.
- Amiga Joker
- Issue 01/1991 – #2 Best Sports Game in 1990
Martin Smith (63213) added TV Sports: Basketball (Amiga) on Jun 14, 2004
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