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Barkley: Shut Up and Jam!

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In the game you play street basketball two-on-two with your friends on with computer. So there are no referees, no fouls, and no shot clock, but the teams called by the names of cities such as Phoenix or Chicago. You can choose your player from 16 available players, including Barkley himself.


Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! SNES In Game
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Playing on a beach
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Title
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! SNES Credit / Logo unique to Japanese version

Alternate Titles

  • "Barkley's Power Dunk" -- Japanese title

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Power Unlimited Genesis May, 1994 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) SNES Aug, 1994 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) Genesis Jun, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Game Players SNES Apr, 1994 63 out of 100 63
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 04, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Game Players Genesis Apr, 1994 56 out of 100 56
Total! (Germany) SNES Jan, 1995 3.75 out of 6 45
neXGam SNES 2002 2.8 out of 10 28
The Video Game Critic Genesis Sep 20, 2005 D 25


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With Barkley: Shut Up and Jam!, Accolade attempted to copy the huge success of NBA Jam by Midway/Acclaim. A lot of gameplay elements are similar to that title. Because Charles Barkley had made a deal with Accolade he had to be left out of the tournament edition of NBA Jam.
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