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Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! (Genesis)

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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! Genesis Sir Charles
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Swinging into the air!
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Choosing your players
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Title

Alternate Titles

  • "Barkley's Power Dunk" -- Japanese title
  • "バークレーのパワーダンク" -- Japanese spelling

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Power Unlimited May, 1994 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Jun, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Mega Fun Apr, 1994 77 out of 100 77 Feb 04, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Game Players Apr, 1994 56 out of 100 56
The Video Game Critic 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.
POMAH (35666) added Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! (Genesis) on Aug 14, 2002
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