NBA Jam confirmed for 360 & PS3

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Aug 3, 2010
  1. EnigmaXtreme
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    Source: http://www.kotaku.com.au/2010/08/nba-jam-c...catch/#comments
     
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    they basically killed any chance this game had
     
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    I really dont know what they are thinking when they came up with this idea.
     
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    Including one game with another game should be an incentive and nothing more.
    NOT, FUCKING, MANDATORY.
    I'm not even interested in Jam and I just think this is disgusting business practice, the title should be available for purchase by itself if the customer wants.
     
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    it will be made available, once elite stops selling. they will not have a choice, if they want to sell the product and they aren't, it will be available by itself. id rather have the wii version.
     
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    I don't really see the problem - they are including a downloadable demo/beta with a full game.

    Nintendo still get to claim it as an exclusive, and if you happen to buy NBA Elite you get a (possibly substantial) demo version to play on other platforms.

    I despise EA, and this isn't the fairest business practice, but it is certainly common-place and well accepted.

    I agree with Vash, it will likely be released separately in a year or so.
     
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    Well, it'll be about $50 for the Wii... so why not just look at it as Buy NBA Jam for $50, Get NBA Elite For $10!

    ...i know... stupid idea, EA.

    I just try to make the glass half full.

    No i don't. Eat a big ol' dick, EA! You suck eggs.
     
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    In my opinion, i feel really happy about this, Wii-owners get screwed continuously when it comes to big named 3rd party titles. Yeah yeah I know, the Wii isnt as powerful as the 360 or PS3 but still, im sure their are some Wii owners who are unhappy with the third party scene on our platform, but i'm happy that we finally get the better deal with a third party title
     
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    I think the main problem is it's a demo of a game that the system will never get the full version of. The full version is exclusive to Wii. Why even bother giving it to 360/PS3 in the first place if they can't get the full thing.
     
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    is the wii version going to be on disc or wiiware?? i thought it would be a wiiware title...but disc could be good if they load it with stuff.
     
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    It's still a full retail release on Wii.

    FYI, NBA Jam on the PS3/360 is not a full product. It's only got three game modes and instead is more of a sample of the Wii version. It's not gonna be a PS3/360 version of the Wii game, more like a gimped version of it.

    Oh EA, you're a bunch of cruel bastards.
     
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    It is called Cross-Promotion. You would think Nintendo fans would be happy, the idea is to increase sales of the wii version (and possibly the wii itself, although that is less likely) by giving gamers on another system a taster.
     
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    Thats rather dumb of them, Im not even hyped for this game but I thought this could be something but no then.. There isnt any point to this, why sell nerfed version with online play and sell full game without online play about 5 times more expensive??
     
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    I agree. I think it's a lame idea, but the Wii is my only console and the fact that this game gets a Wii exclusive treatment makes me happy.
     

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