NBA JAM In Review – EA Is The Bus Driver & They’re Taking You To School!

For all you gamers who grew up during the ’90s, NBA JAM should be quite familiar to you (Boomshakalaka!). One of the most popular arcade titles to have ever been released, it was THE game to play back in the day, and now thanks to the folks at EA, it’s back with a vengeance on the iDevice.
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NBA Live for the iPhone now “Live” on App Store

nba-live-preview9For all you basketball fans out there, no doubt you’ve already penciled Oct 27th as the start of yet another NBA season. Personally, I can’t wait for my Raptors to be spanked by King James’ Cavaliers on their home opener (or not). But enough about what’s going to happen on the hardwood. On the virtual court, what’s certain is that gamers can finally take their favorite teams on the road and for the first time, play some sweet 5-on-5 ball on the iPhone/iPod Touch. Just released by Electronic Arts, NBA Live will deliver real league players, teams and a full 82 game season mode to help ease your thirst for all things basketball. Much like Madden and FIFA 10, you’ll be paying a “premium” price ($9.99) to play Live on your iDevice. Granted, if you’re a die-hard fan of the long running hoops series, there won’t be much debate as to which your next App Store purchase will be (In the voice of Marv Albert: “Yesssssssss!”). More casual fans of the sport may want to wait for our review before stepping up to the free throw line. Let the games begin!!!

EA Sports, NBA Live, $9.99, 101 MB
NBA Live by EA Sports

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NBA Live coming to an iPhone and iPod Touch near you


Make way for Superman!

With the NBA season just two weeks away, you were probably wondering just who was going to step up to the plate and bring some much needed hardwood action to the iDevice. If so, you should be pysched to hear that EA Mobile will be releasing their fabled NBA Live series on the iPhone/iPod Touch.

NOTHING BUT NET. NBA LIVE by EA SPORTSTâ„¢ delivers the most realistic 5-on-5 action available for iPhone® and iPod touch®!  Tip-off anytime, anywhere, and watch your game come to life in vivid 3D. Even replay your most awesome plays. It’s fun and intuitive enough for the casual gamer, but also delivers the authenticity to meet the demands of the most hardcore basketball fans.

Having recently released Madden NFL 10 and FIFA 10 to the delight of sports gaming fans, EA look to score once again with the iPhone’s first fully featured 5-on-5 basketball title. While Franchise mode seems to be missing, you’ll still be able to play with all 30 teams and real players to boot. That’s right, you won’t be seeing the likes of Kubei Branyon or Lebon Jimenez anytime soon. For all basketball junkies (including myself), be sure to keep an eye out for its release later this month. More screenshots and details after the break.

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Madden NFL 10 screenshots for the iPhone revealed

madden_nfl10_preview1With the new NFL season quickly approaching, developers (and gamers) are gearing up for another round of virtual gridiron. With the popularity of the iDevice platform, its no wonder that the NFL is coming to an App Store near you. In fact, Gameloft has already launched their NFL 2010 game some 2 weeks ago and the reviews have generally be quite positive. Now, EA Sports has dropped some screenshots of their upcoming Madden NFL 10 and this should please all Madden fans everywhere.

THE #1 SELLING FOOTBALL GAME OF ALL TIME IS ABOUT TO HIT THE APP STORE. GAME ON. ACCEPT NO IMITATIONS – only EA SPORTSâ„¢ delivers the most authentic, hard-hitting experience in football, and we’ve got the history to back it up…

Just how well this fabled franchise translates to the iDevice remains to be seen, but judging from the screenies, Madden NFL 10 is looking mighty fine. And if the controls hold up and deliver the goods, EA Sports will have another HUGE hit to add to their repertoire of App Store games. Check out more details and screenshots that EA have provided us with after the jump.

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