Survey Hints EA Sports' Canada Studio is Back to Working on NBA Games

Well, this is strange. Chris Sanner of Operation Sports spotted a survey looking for people in the Vancouver area to serve in a focus group on a "New NBA Concept." EA Canada, in nearby Burnaby, for years was the studio responsible for the label's NBA products, right up to the ignominious cancellation of NBA Elite 11. » 4/08/13 12:00pm 4/08/13 12:00pm

Honey Badgers? In NBA Jam? It's More Likely Than You Think

With the NBA lockout looking like it will wipe out a lot of games this year, some basketball video game makers are looking outside the league's real life rosters to create enthusiasm and interest. NBA 2K12 for example, is bringing 15 of the sport's greatest players to life. NBA Jam's going with goddamn honey badgers. » 9/15/11 7:30pm 9/15/11 7:30pm

The Designer of the Next NBA Jam Hopes Two Million People are Curious

Trey Smith was showing off the new NBA Jam, subtitled the On Fire Edition at a recent EA gaming showcase. People were playing the new version near him while we chatted about how the new game will have better artificial intelligence. He seemed even more excited that the game is downloadable for Xbox 360 and PlayStation… » 7/27/11 2:20pm 7/27/11 2:20pm

NBA Jam's Next Offering Allows You to Switch Players

At its summer showcase today, EA Sports revealed plans for NBA Jam: On Fire Edition, touting a "tag mode" that allows you to swap players, finally, and "razzle dazzle" moves that ramp up the over-the-top animations as they head to the basket. Players will feature new AI; the game will feature the old P.A.: Tim Kitzrow… » 7/07/11 8:30pm 7/07/11 8:30pm

EA Sports' NBA Elite Takes The Year Off, New NBA Jam Coming This Fall…

After the disastrous, last minute cancellation of NBA Elite 11, Electronic Arts is keeping its basketball sim video game on the bench for another year, saying that it won't ship a new entry in the NBA Live/NBA Elite franchise until the fall of 2012. » 4/05/11 4:40pm 4/05/11 4:40pm