BOOMSHAKALAKA — New NBA Jam (Maybe) Coming Soon

Whether you’re a fan of basketball or not, most gamers can agree on one simple truth: NBA Jam was rad.

You know who else agrees? Original announcer for the old games Tim Kitzrow. So much so, he’s down for reprising his role for a new game in time for the game’s 25th anniversary.

In a recent ESPN interview, Kitzrow and series creator Mark Turnell both expressed interest in reviving the franchise with the help of Microsoft.

“I can’t speak anything to the specifics, but I can tell you there is movement in the works to get it done for the 25th year,” Kitzrow told ESPN. “So I’m hoping that we get a remake that does justice to the original.”

Turnell echoed this sentiment, saying “there’s so much more that can be done. It’s really sort of an untapped category, to have over-the-top NBA action with the official license.”

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The NBA Jam franchise hasn’t been since 2010 with the EA published remake. While EA still holds the license to the Jam series, it would be fun to see a resurrection of one of the most fun arcade games of all time. 

Plus who doesn’t want to see Anthony Davis’s giant unibrow in big head mode?