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The final entry in Electronic Arts' basketball series based on the old NBA playoffs engine before the NBA Live series took over.

For the first time, the game features all 27 NBA teams from the 1993-1994 season. You can now play a full season with 82 games in addition to playoffs and exhibition games.

Back from the old versions are instant replays, signature moves (some of them new) and free throw T-meter. Game speed has been sped up.


NBA Showdown Genesis Title screen
NBA Showdown Genesis match preview
NBA Showdown Genesis Nice going, for eight minutes...
NBA Showdown Genesis Holding the ball in Chicago

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Alternate Titles

  • "NBA Showdown '94" -- Genesis title
  • "NBA Pro Basketball '94: Bulls vs. Suns" -- Japanese Super Famicom title
  • "NBA Pro Basketball '94" -- Japanese Mega Drive title
  • "NBAプロバスケットボール'94 Bulls vs Suns" -- Japanese Super Famicom spelling
  • "NBAプロバスケットボール'94" -- Japanese Mega Drive spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Players Apr, 1994 94 out of 100 94
High Score Jul, 1994 4 out of 5 80
GamePro (US) May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Video Games Feb, 1994 77 out of 100 77
Mega Fun Feb, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Play Time Mar, 1994 69 out of 100 69
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1994 8 out of 12 67
Mean Machines Apr, 1994 66 out of 100 66
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1994 30 out of 50 60
Sega Force Aug 10, 1994 50 out of 100 50


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