Excerpt: In October of 2005, the NBA instituted a controversial at the time NBA “minimum” dress code that all players would be forced to comply with. Out were throwback jerseys, big chains over T-shirts, sunglasses indoors, and anything else that did not fit David Stern’s explanation of business casual.
Excerpt: Mean streets. Just when you think there are no more surprises in basketball, no underdogs to root for, no players you can really trust or admire, some autistic kid scores 20 points in his high-school debut. Now that’s special.
Pros: Good player models, Tons of unlockables, Undeveloped two-on-two mechanic, Can’t save during long tournaments, Outrageous load times
Excerpt: There are two types of players who are going to either want to play or purchase TMNT 3: Mutant Nightmare. Those who are current fans of the cartoon series, and those who were fans when they were much younger and wish to get a little taste of nostalgia.
Excerpt: It’s been eleven years since Midway took the crown of arcade basketball games with NBA Jam. Thanks to their innovative 2-on-2 gameplay in 1993, including the echoing cry of “He’s On Fire,” it took imitators and admirers another 8 years before NBA Street offered even half of the originality and...
Excerpt: First off, this ain’t yo daddy’s basketball game. Ballers is all about mad skillz on the court while hyping the rich and famous lifestyle of the pros. This should be apparent by Stephon Marbury’s slickness with the rock in one of the intro sequences.
Excerpt: In 2004, you can’t turn on the television to any station short of Lifetime or the Food Network without being inundated with two types of programming: reality shows and shows about “bling bling”.
Conclusion: I know it might be a minor point, but who slapped the “Ballers” title on this game? I’ll let you make your own jokes, because if I do it the jokes will get out of hand (particularly because Wilt Chamberlain is one of the playable characters).
Conclusion: There are a lot of different factors that go into making Midtown Madness 3 an excellent looking racing title. There are two towns that you will be driving through with a laundry list of different cars.
Conclusion: NBA Ballers is the type of game that won't be out of your machine for very long. It's over the top style and impressive variety will satisfy gamers need for b-ball action. NBA Ballers should not be overlooked.