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Bo Jackson Baseball (NES)

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Bo Jackson was the first all-star athlete in two major sports, Baseball and American Football. Bo Jackson Baseball is a game about Bo Jackson baseball career. This game plays lake a standard baseball nine (or 5 – 8 if you wish) innings baseball game. There are three difficulty levels giving access to players at all still levels. When pitching you are given 5 different pitch types that pitcher chooses by pressing the correct directional button before the pitch, therefore keeping it hidden from your opponent. Batting is done the same way but the type of hit is chosen as the batter hits the ball.

At any moment, base sneaking can be made (by the batter) or stopped (by the pitcher). Fielding is only done using the CPU, but once the fielder gets the ball then you must choose what base to throw to using the directional buttons. All of the teams are just city names and players, all with different stats, are fictional except for Bo Jackson himself who is hidden in the game.


Bo Jackson Baseball NES Select the team batting line up or just leave it as is.
Bo Jackson Baseball NES The batting screen shows the all the five different hits you can do on the right side.  Just need to press the correct direction on the D-pad as the batter hits the ball. Default view in 2 player mode
Bo Jackson Baseball NES This is the way the Play Off’s work. The ‘NES vs NES Quick’ just shows the final scores the rest of the options plays like a normal game.
Bo Jackson Baseball NES At the start of the baseball game this woman sings the US national anthem, well at least moves her lips as the tune plays in the background.

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Nintendo Power Magazine Sep, 1991 2.8 out of 5 56
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1991 4.25 out of 10 42
All Game Guide 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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beetle120 (2318) added Bo Jackson Baseball (NES) on Jan 02, 2008