|Charles Barkley Basketball|
|State of completion:||Close to completion, prototype cartridge exists.|
|Also planned or released for:||Genesis (released), SNES (released)|
|Notes:||Game is listed as a cart game
due for September 1995 in the Atari Dealer Price List Q3/1995.
Charles Barkley - Late '95
CR: Charles Barkley Basketball looked pretty far along though?
With a jump start, court-time integrates Barkley's
fast-breaking, intimidating, whatever-it-takes- to-win playing style into an intense
Sports games currently under development include: Charles
Barkley-Shut Up and Jam takes an in-your-face, over-the-top approach to America's favorite
indoor sport. Players will encounter some of the baddest b-ball players on the streets as
they try to rule the game's 2 on 2 streetball tournament. Charles Barkley-Shut Up and Jam
is expected by the end of the second quarter.
=*= Charles Barkley Basketball
This game has 20 characters to choose from including Charles Barkley, and two separate
modes of play. The first mode is the standard "versus mode," where the player
just chooses his character and plays. The other mode is a tournament mode, where the
player can end up endorsing products on the way to the final against Charles Barkley. The
game can be summed up as a texture mapped NBA Jam without the special dunks. This is
another four player game, and is set for a September release.
(video from Atari Demo and Commercial tape)