DescriptionBasketball was the second sport to which Cinemaware applied their philosophy of lavish production and advanced cutscenes. Exhibition and league matches are on offer, with the opportunity to recreate a full league season with 1 player assigned to each of the 28 clubs. The game uses varying camera positions, with top-down views when the ball is close to either hoop, and a side-view when the ball is mid-court - controls remain unchanged for these, so the switch doesn't cause a sudden change in player movement.
As well as playing the matches you have full coaching control. This can involve making substitutions but also assigning marking and game strategies.
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The Press Says
|Amiga Joker||Amiga||Apr, 1990||90 out of 100||90|
|CU Amiga||Amiga||Mar, 1990||87 out of 100||87|
|Zzap!||Amiga||May, 1990||86 out of 100||86|
|Power Play||DOS||Feb, 1991||82 out of 100||82|
|Joystick (French)||Amiga||Mar, 1990||82 out of 100||82|
|Power Play||Amiga||Apr, 1990||82 out of 100||82|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||TurboGrafx-16||Jun, 1991||5.5 out of 10||55|
|Amiga Format||Amiga||May, 1990||51 out of 100||51|
|The Video Game Critic||TurboGrafx-16||Feb 17, 2007||F||0|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|5 Plus 1 release - different entry?||2||Sciere (234489)
Jul 23, 2007
ReferencesThe developers of the game appeared as players, typically the stars, on several of the teams' rosters.
- Amiga Joker
- Issue 01/1991 – #2 Best Sports Game in 1990