Harlem Globetrotters


gm0262 - Developed by Softie, Inc. and Published by GameTek, Inc., "Harlem Globetrotters" was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in March of 1991. This is a licensed 3rd-Person Perspective sports game featuring the harlem glob trotters basketball team who are noted for their wild on-court antics and tricks shots. This game will permit you to play as either the Harlem Globetrotters themselves, or as their long time rivals, the Washington Generals. It is a hardwood, full-court, five-on-five basketball exhibition competition for one or two players. A nice feature about this game is that when you are playing in two-player mode, you can choose to play as opponents or as team mates. The game can be set to have each quarter last from one minute to twelve minutes. It follows the standard basketball rules of fouls, 3 pointers, four periods, traveling, etc. But with the globe trotters doing their amazing tricks, passes and dunks, and it is these unique moves and tricks that add an extra dimension to the game. Also, during breaks in the action they do things like trip the referee, having free throws be attached to a rubber band to return to the thrower, pull the refs pants down, etc. The graphics are standard, nothing exciting there, but the music is great. It features a digitized version of the jazz standard "Sweet Georgia Brown," which is the theme song of the Harlem Globetrotters. To steal the ball from an opponent, you must be behind him hitting the "A" button, or come up from the side. You cannot steal the ball from in front of the player. The game combines athleticism and comedy but is very difficult, even on "rookie" mode. It also has some flaws, but if you patient, are into serious challenges, and love fun shots and tricks, this game will provide all that. Pre-owned, includes game only - UPC: 043948513003 - ESRB Rated "E" for Everyone - Rarity Rating "C+" - Harlem Globtrotters game Review by "NES Gamer".

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 22 March, 2014.

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