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NBA Hang Time
Publisher: Midway (US), THQ (EU)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: GEMS
Peripherals supported: Team Player
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? T-97136
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99[2] T-97136-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-97136-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? T-97136-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-97136-50
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 051160




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NBA Hang Time is an arcade basketball game which was ported to the Sega Mega Drive.

Hang Time is a direct descendant of NBA Jam: Tournament Edition, however was forced to change its name after Acclaim Entertainment bought the rights to the NBA Jam moniker. It would be followed by NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC some years later.

History

Development

High Voltage Software claims to have been working on Sega Saturn and PC versions,[3] but neither appear to have materialized. The Saturn version was mentioned in C&VG #181,[4] #185,[5] #187[6] and #188[7] along with release dates.

Production credits

Midway Games Team
  • Design Team:
    • Lead Programmer: Mark Turmell
    • Programmers: Dan Thompson, Jeff Johnson
    • Lead Artist: Sal Divita
    • Artists: Eugene Geer, John Carlton, Jennifer Hedrick
  • Additional Design: Shawn Liptak, Pat Fitzgerald, Marty Martinez, Nick Ehrlich, Jamie Rivett, John Root, Carlos Pesina
  • Sound and Music:
    • Lead Sound/Music: John Hey
    • Music: Kevin QUINN
    • Announcer: Neil Funk
Midway Home Entertainment Team
  • Executive Producer: Michael Rubinelli
  • Associate Producer: Michael Gottlieb
  • Assistant Producer: John Stookey
  • Creative Services: Debbie Austin, Jon Mongelluzzo, Shawn Murphy, Dave Young
  • Testing: Scott Desjardins, Eric Holmboe, Jeff Hooks, Mike Laflower, Eric Narvaez, Dan Wagner
Funcom Home Design Team
  • Lead Programmer: Carl-Henrik Skarstedt
  • Programmer: Johan Andersson
  • Lead Graphic Artist: Colin Mcmahon
  • Music & SFX Adaption: Jeroen Tel/Maniacs of Noise
  • Tools Programmer: Andre Johansen
  • Graphic Artists: Tommy Svensson, Glen Kristofferson, Tore Blystad
  • Additional Code Research: Henrik Holmdahl
  • Producer: Christian Lassem
  • Product Manager: Nils Hatlem
Source: US manual


Magazine articles

Main article: NBA Hang Time/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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EGM2 US 29.pdfEGM2 US 29.pdf

PDF
Print advert in EGM² (US)

#29: "November 1996" (1996-xx-xx)

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UltraGamePlayers US 093.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Ultra Game Players (US)

#93: "January 1997" (199x-xx-xx)

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CVG UK 184.pdfCVG UK 184.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK)

#184: "March 1997" (1997-02-12)

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CVG UK 185.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK)

#185: "April 1997" (1997-03-12)


also published in:
  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #186: "May 1997" (1997-04-11)[8]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80
81 №53, p70
85 №52, p80/81[2]
Sega Mega Drive
82
Based on
3 reviews

Mega Drive, US
NBAHangTime MD US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngNBAHangTime MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, EU
NBAHangTime MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
NBAHangTime MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, BR
Nbahangtime md br cover.jpg
Cover
NBAHangTime MD BR Cart.jpg
Cart
NBA Hang Time MD BR Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 176b0338
MD5 a2dddb13539df45f45ff4061cd6caacd
SHA-1 bff36de7e0ca875b1fab84928f00999b48ff8f02
3MB 1996-11 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 edb4d4aa
MD5 f9a4e85931dcaaceded19c0c2a7aace1
SHA-1 4594ba338a07dd79639c11b5b96c7f1a6e283d0c
3MB 1996-11 Cartridge (EU)

References


NBA Jam and related games for Sega systems
Arch Rivals (1992) | NBA Jam (1994) | NBA Jam Tournament Edition (1994) | NBA Hang Time (1996) | NBA Jam Extreme (1996) | NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC (1999) | NBA Hoopz (2001)
NBA Jam spin-off games for Sega systems
College Slam (1996)