10 New App Store Games To Watch [Feb. 7 - 13]

This week’s “New App Store Games to Watch” list felt kind of like the first week of the new year.  There weren’t a lot of heavy hitters releasing games, though there should be enough new faces out there that you’ll find something of interest for your iDevice. The biggest name in the roundup belongs, of course, to NBA JAM [TMA Review], one of the most successful and popular arcade games ever. If you grew up on a steady diet of this 2-on-2 hardwood action, this EA release has likely found a way to your iPhone’s springboard already. Other titles featured within include Chocolate Tycoon, Carnivores: Ice Age and Sky Combat. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the complete roundup…

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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 JAM for iPhone screenshots and video teaser released

When it comes to pure arcade-style sports video games, nothing comes close to the iconic NBA Jam franchise. God knows how many quarters I spent at the arcades back in the day, while hearing the phrases “He’s on fire” and “Boomshakalaka!” over and over again. So if you’re one of those who grew up playing NBA Jam on a variety of gaming platforms, you’d be thrilled to know that EA will be releasing the 2-on-2 basketball classic on the iPhone and iPod Touch in the near future. Not a whole lot of details have been released at this point, but EA has posted the first screenshots, along with a video teaser to whet your appetite. Enjoy ‘em after the gap.

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