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Description

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.

Screenshots

Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis All four players before the game
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Choosing your players
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Genesis Swinging into the air!
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! SNES Title Screen

Promo Images

Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 60 (July 1994)
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Magazine Advertisement GamePro (International Data Group, United States), Issue 58 (May 1994)
Barkley: Shut Up and Jam! Magazine Advertisement Electronic Gaming Monthly (Sendai Publishing, United States), Issue 59 (June 1994)

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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Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Genesis May, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Play Time Genesis Apr 06, 1994 83 out of 100 83
GamePro (US) SNES Aug, 1994 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) Genesis Jun, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Mega Fun Genesis Apr, 1994 77 out of 100 77
Mean Machines Genesis Apr, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Video Games Genesis Apr, 1994 73 out of 100 73
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 04, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Game Players Genesis Apr, 1994 56 out of 100 56
neXGam SNES 2002 2.8 out of 10 28

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Trivia

NBA Jam

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.
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