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NBA Action 98

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Windows
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Description

Sega's first attempt at Basketball on the PC includes plenty of neat visuals; realistic AI and motion capture work; official licenses of the NBA including players, teams and courts; practice mode to help you get used to your team; and a multiplayer mode (for up to 5 players on one computer). You can also create your own team and players in the edit mode, in case you don't like what the NBA offers.

Screenshots

NBA Action 98 Windows Getting ready for the tip, although with the ball down there you'd think this is a soccer game (window)
NBA Action 98 Windows Home of the Bulls (window)
NBA Action 98 Windows You can create your own players with the editor (window)
NBA Action 98 Windows Team selection (window)

Alternate Titles

  • "NBA Fastbreak '98" -- PlayStation title

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User Reviews

There's a very good game underneath those ugly graphics. Windows Roedie (5226)

The Press Says

Mega Score Windows Apr, 1998 94 out of 100 94
Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Jan, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 04, 1998 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1998 78 out of 100 78
PC Action Windows Feb 18, 1998 73 out of 100 73
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 1998 72 out of 100 72
GameSpot SEGA Saturn Nov 26, 1997 6.8 out of 10 68
PC Jeux Windows Jan, 1998 64 out of 100 64
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
IGN PlayStation Nov 20, 1997 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

The is a port of the Sega Saturn game with the same name. The billboards next to the court actually display the Sega Saturn logo.
Contributed to by Kartanym (10777), Kabushi (121970) and Thomas T (217)