DescriptionThis is the game of basketball the way many people learn to play it - in the city streets - with loose rules and in various suburban locales. Inspired by the 1992 film about high stakes street basketball gambling, in this game you can wager how much you want on each game.
The action is seen from the half court line, with a screen view that pans and zooms to follow the action. Aside from a goal tending penalty and the need to clear the ball, anything goes. For instance, steals are effected by shoving an opponent and making a grab for the ball.
Your goal is to get enough money to enter, and win, the tournament. If you make $5000, you instantly get entered into the tournament. You have the ability to save your game in this mode so that you can come back later if you run short on time and don't want to lose all your money.
Opt for a single game or the Slam City tournament, while game options determine time limits, scoring system, and control schemes. There are fifteen teams to choose from, and up to four players can get in on the action (with the Jaguar Team Tap adapter included with the game).
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The Press Says
|Mega Fun||Sep, 1995||71 out of 100||71|
|ST-Computer||Oct, 1995||63 out of 100||63|
|Video Games||Sep, 1995||56 out of 100||56|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Oct, 1995||5 out of 10||50|
|GamePro (US)||Dec, 1995||2 out of 5||40|
|Just Games Retro||Jun 10, 2007||30|
|Electric Playground||Aug 21, 1995||3 out of 10||30|
|The Atari Times||Aug 02, 2004||5 out of 100||5|
|The Video Game Critic||Jun 01, 2003||F||0|
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