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Description

A high-flying, arcade-style basketball game that uses real NBA teams and players. The game is officially licensed by the NBC television network.

NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC was produced by Midway Games in 1999.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC was produced include: Touch Master 4000, Bio Freaks, Hyperdrive, Touch Master 5000, NFL Blitz '99, Invasion, Carnevil, Cruis'n Exotica, NFL Blitz 2000, and Hydro Thunder

Specs

Name NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1999
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8817
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA+
External Device HDD
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 49-position optical
  • Buttons: 3 - Turbo|Pass/Steal|Shoot/Jump
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC Control Panel Image
PCB NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC PCB Image

Game Introduction

This is the fifth game in the wildly popular NBA Jam/NBA Hangtime series and the fourth from Midway. In this version, the game is presented in three dimensions and is accelerated by 3Dfx hardware. It also has exclusive NBA on NBC sponsorship. Naturally, the game has the NBC feel to it, with all the graphics and sounds used in NBC's NBA coverage. The official NBA license allows over 160 NBA players to be included in the game, 5-7 per team, each with his own ratings and photo.

NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.30 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.60

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

There are many hidden players, codes, and courts in this game. The official website, which can be reached through http://www.midway.com/ , lists every code.

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Trivia

NBA Showtime is the name of NBC's NBA pre-game show. It was also the name of a Sega CD console basketball game released in 1994.

Version 1.0 of the game originally featured Dennis Rodman on the Lakers. His hair color was adjustable ... and even changed during halftime on occasions! By the time Version 2.0 was released, which added 1999 rookies, Rodman had been released by L.A., and Midway removed from the Lakers.

Among the people with special hidden codes is former all-star guard and NBC broadcaster (now studio analyst) Isiah Thomas. Isiah was part of the initial Jam as a Detroit Piston. He is the only ex-NBA player with a code in Showtime.

Cabinet Information

The marquee shows the title in a shaded blue background, along with a 3-D picture of the trademark NBC "peacock" logo. The side panel is similar, except the words NBA Showtime are vertical on the panel.

Conversion

This game uses the same hardware as the NFL Blitz series. It can be converted into any of these games.

Miscellaneous

NBA Jam Extreme is not technically considered a sequel to this game because it was made by Acclaim.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC Census

There are 14,823 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 73 known instances of this machine owned by NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC collectors who are active members. Of these, 42 of them are original dedicated machines. 15 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 16 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC boards sets.

This game ranks a 17 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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Legacy

  1. NBA Jam
  2. NBA Jam Tournament Edition
  3. NBA Hangtime
  4. NBA Maximum Hangtime
  5. NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC

Manuals

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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright (39 Inch Screen)
  2. 3D Model (External): Upright

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All Years 2 348.00 348.00

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