Game College Slam
Author/Vendor Scultured Software / Midway / Acclaim
Released 1996
Game Type Sports
Language English
Crashes the Emu!
Locks up!
Gens (1.80)
Locks up!
Part of the NBA Jam series, the arcade basketball sim that has since become the stuff of legend. Hardware was somewhat limited when this game was being developed, so the programmers opted to reduce the number of players in order to allow up to four people to play the game at the same time without having to worry about what any computer-controlled players were doing. A wise move, in retrospect, as this was quite popular in its day and spawned a number of sequels and ports. The chief programmer was one Steve Snake, better known nowdays as the author KGEN.

Two-on-two basketball, without having to worry about things like fouls and the laws of gravity. Seriously, though, the pure action approach can be appealing even if you're not a basketball fan. Up to four players supported.

College Slam is a somewhat enhanced version of NBA JAM TE featuring top college teams - the best in the series, according to original programmer Steve Snake.