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App Description

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BOOMSHAKALAKA!!! Jam with a friend in Local Multiplayer and rock your iPhone or iPod touch with all the over-the-top, high-flying, 2-on-2 arcade basketball action just like you remember it – and like you’ve never seen before! Go to the hole. Go strong. Go for the monster jam. KABOOM!

This app offers in-app purchases. You may disable in-app purchasing using your device settings. See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4213 for more info


“NBA JAM brings arcade hoops directly to your pocket — no quarters required.” (App Store “iPhone GAME OF THE WEEK”)

“…overwhelmingly satisfies in every way if you were ever a fan of the original NBA Jam series.” (Jared Nelson, Touch Arcade)

“4/4 MUST HAVE…a sports game that action or arcade gamers will love…” (Andrew Podolsky, Slide to Play)

“…solid controls, great graphics, and fun on-the-court action” (Tracy Erickson, PocketGamer)

“It performs flawlessly in every way.” (IntoMobile)

Jam with all 30 NBA teams and your favorite NBA stars! Unlock legends from the classic arcade era like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Dr. J, Scott Skiles, Karl Malone, Detlef Schrempf, and Danny Manning – plus some secret players you can only get on iOS. Open up outrageous cheats, too. And if you can’t wait to go big, all the unlocks are available for instant purchase and download in the JAM store!

3 modes of play let you ball the way you want:
• Play Now – Select a team and jump right into the ballgame
• Classic Campaign – Defeat all other teams to win the championship, and unlock legends, hidden players and cheats
• Local Multiplayer – Go big head 2 big head against a friend on iPhone/iPod touch or iPad via local WiFi and Bluetooth
Also select from two different control schemes (D-Pad and gesture-based) and take advantage of the outstanding versatility of your iPhone/iPod touch. Is it the shoes?

If you’re from the Old School, you’ll feel the ‘90s nostalgia while you play the hottest new arcade sports game on the App Store. Featuring the voice of Tim Kitzrow (the original NBA JAM play-by-play announcer), you’ll hear all the classic catchphrases plus a few new ones recorded just for this game. This JAM is all about “boomshakalaka”¬– and beyond!

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iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • May 26, 2011 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • April 26, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • April 22, 2011 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • April 21, 2011 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • April 21, 2011 New version 1.0.2
  • March 30, 2011 New version 1.0.1
  • December 09, 2011 New version 1.0.55
  • March 27, 2015 New version 1.0.91
  • October 13, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • October 22, 2015 New version 1.1.9
  • November 24, 2015 New version 1.1.11
  • January 30, 2016 New version 1.1.17
  • July 27, 2016 New version 1.1.35
  • June 26, 2018 New version 1.1.45
  • August 15, 2018 New version 1.1.47
  • September 28, 2018 New version 1.1.49
  • February 05, 2019 New version 1.1.53
  • October 07, 2019 New version 1.1.63
  • February 18, 2020 New version 1.1.71