NBA Playgrounds Revives Arcade Basketball
Ryan Bloom / Apr 5th, 2017 No Comments
NBA Playgrounds, an arcade basketball title in the mold of NBA Jam and NBA Street, is set to release in May for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC, developer Saber Interactive announced.
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Featuring an official NBA license, NBA Playgrounds will include all NBA teams with a roster of current stars and retired legends. A trailer for the game, released alongside the announcement, shows former Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson and Los Angeles Lakers superstar Shaquille O’Neal. The trailer can be viewed below.
NBA Playgrounds uses a cartoonish animated style that will help showcase over-the-top dunks and dribble moves.
The game is described as easy to pick up and play, but with a lot of depth for those who wish to master the controls. It can be played in solo mode or in multiplayer, both local and online.
An official release date has not been revealed, but NBA Playgrounds is set to launch in May as a digital download for $20.
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