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Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs (Genesis)

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Description

The sequel to EA Sports' basketball title Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs. The core gameplay of the original is supplemented with a variety of new features, including:
  • All 16 1992 NBA Playoff teams (up from 8 in Lakers vs. Celtics) plus the East and West All-Star Teams, plus courts with official team logos/colors. The rosters are based on the 1990/1991 season.
  • Player game stats updated while the game is in progress.
  • An Instant Replay mode.
  • New "signature moves" for star players.
  • Improved defense and passing controls and a foul shooting meter.
Multiplayer options include cooperative and head-to-head modes.

Screenshots

Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis Courts now have the logo of the home team. Here you see the old logo of the Milwaukee Bucks
Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis Make your substitutions at this screen. The computer shows its brilliance by playing 6 foot 4 Gary Payton at the center position
Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis If you hold down the pass-button, instead of just tapping it once, you can select the player to whom you want to pass
Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis The new foul shooting meter; Hakeem at the line

Alternate Titles

  • "NBA Pro Basketball: Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs" -- Japanese Title
  • "Bulls vs. Lakers & the NBA Playoffs" -- Alternate spelling

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User Reviews

A fairly average basketball game, but a lot better than its prequel Roedie (5226) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

The Press Says

Mean Machines Sep, 1992 83 out of 100 83
Gamers (Germany) Aug, 1992 11 out of 15 73
Power Play Jul, 1992 56 out of 100 56
The Video Game Critic Apr 19, 2005 D+ 33

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Trivia

Engine

The game uses a slightly modified engine of the Genesis version of the game Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs.
PCGamer77 (3028) added Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs (Genesis) on Jun 10, 2002