NBA Jam Arcade Machine
NBA Jam Arcade Machine developed and published by Midway in 1993. It is a basketball video game. It is the first entry in the NBA Jam series. The project leader for this game was Mark Turmell. NBA Jam was the third basketball video game released by Midway, after TV Basketball and Arch Rivals.
- Allows players to jump many times above their own height, make slam dunks that defy human capabilities, and freely shove or elbow opponents out of the way without consequences
- There are no fouls, free throws, or violations except goaltending and 24-second violations.
- Player is able to freely shove or elbow opponents out of the way.
- If a player makes three baskets in a row, the character becomes “on fire” and has an unlimited turbo and increased shooting precision
- “On fire” mode continues until the other team scores, or until the player who is “on fire” scores four additional consecutive baskets while “on fire.”
- 2-on-2 basketball
- One of the first sports games to feature NBA-licensed teams and players
- Tim Kitzrow in-game announcer
- Variety of secret characters
- Ability to track player records and statistics between play sessions
- Easter eggs, special features and players activated by initials or button/joystick combinations
- Special codes unlock hidden players