NBA Live 97 (Mega Drive)

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For the Sega Saturn game, see NBA Live 97 (Saturn).

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NBA Live 97
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
Peripherals supported: 4 Way Play
Genre: Sports

















Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
772801
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Mega Drive
EU
(EN/FR/DE/ES)
EAY02401037I
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Mega Drive
EU
(EN/FR/IT/SE)
EAZ02401037I
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Mega Drive
DE
EAY02401037I
USK: 0
Sega Mega Drive
PT
MDJEA0384
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.9944.99[2] EAY02401037I
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Mega Drive
GR
Sega Mega Drive
AU
OFLC: G
Sega Mega Drive
BR
051150
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NBA Live 97 is a 1996 basketball game for various systems, including the Sega Mega Drive.

Production credits

  • Programmers: Ed Hellesen, Joseph M. Guagenti
  • Graphics and Animation: Dave Pasciuto, Mike Smith, Ken Thurston, Michael Vanaselja, Sebastiaan Reinarz
  • Producer for NuFX: Patrick Quinn
  • Music: Brian Schmidt
  • Additional SFX: Traz Damji
  • Executive Producer: Sam Nelson
  • Producer: Stanley Chow
  • Associate Producer: Tarrnie Williams Jr.
  • Assistant Producer: Michael Klassen
  • Product Marketing: Glenn Chin
  • Documentation: David Lee
  • Lead Tester: Chris Capell
  • Backup: John Johnson
  • Testers: Darren Hagman, Adam Myhill, Dan Rodgers, David Lee, David Ham, Michael Samilski, Matthew Pryl, Doug Guest
  • QA Support: Gary Lam, Rod Higo
  • Special Thanks: Amory Wong, Brian Krause, Renata Antonic


Magazine articles

Main article: NBA Live 97 (Mega Drive)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Gameshow (TR) #27: "Haziran 1997" (1997-xx-xx)

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Print advert in Svet Kompjutera (YU) #154: "Jul/Avgust 1997" (1997-xx-xx)
also published in:


Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
89 [8]
86
75 [2]
Sega Mega Drive
83
Based on
3 reviews

Mega Drive, US
NBALive97 MD US Box.jpg
Cover
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Cart
NBA Live 97 MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU (EN, FR, DE, ES)
NBALive97 MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
NBALive97 MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU (EN, FR, IT, SE)
NBALive97 MD SE IT EU Box.jpg
Cover
NBALive97 MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, PT
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Cover
Mega Drive, GR
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Cover
Mega Drive, AU
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Cover
Mega Drive, BR
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Cover
NBALive97 MD BR Cart.jpg
Cart
NBA Live 97 MD BR Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 7024843a
MD5 2c11f642effca640c92a3031f6c2cbb1
SHA-1 1671451ab4ab6991e13db70671054c0f2c652a95
2MB 1996-11 Cartridge (US/EU)

References

  1. Ultra Game Players, "October 1996" (US; 1996-09-03), page 75
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mean Machines Sega, "December 1996" (UK; 1996-11-01), page 79
  3. Svet Kompjutera, "Septembar 1997" (YU; 1997-xx-xx), page 90
  4. Svet Kompjutera, "Oktobar 1997" (YU; 1997-xx-xx), page 90
  5. Svet Kompjutera, "Novembar 1997" (YU; 1997-xx-xx), page 90
  6. Svet Kompjutera, "Decembar 1997" (YU; 1997-xx-xx), page 102
  7. Svet Kompjutera, "Januar 1998" (YU; 1998-xx-xx)
  8. Player One, "Janvier 1997" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 112


Electronic Arts sports games for Sega systems
American Football
John Madden Football (1990) | John Madden Football '92 (1991) | John Madden Football '93 (1992) | John Madden Football: Championship Edition (1992) | Mutant League Football (1993) | Madden NFL '94 (1993) | Bill Walsh College Football (1993) | Bill Walsh College Football '95 (1994) | Madden NFL '95 (1994) | Madden NFL 96 (1995) | College Football USA 96 (1995) | Madden NFL 97 (1996) | College Football USA 97 (1996) | Madden NFL 98 (1997)
Baseball
Tony La Russa Baseball (1993) | MLBPA Baseball (1994) | La Russa Baseball 95 (1994) | Triple Play 96 (1995) | Triple Play: Gold Edition (1996)
Basketball
Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs (1990) | Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs (1991) | Jordan vs Bird (1992) | Team USA Basketball (1992) | Bulls versus Blazers and the NBA Playoffs (1993) | NBA Showdown '94 (1994) | NBA Live 95 (1994) | NBA Live 96 (1995) | Coach K College Basketball (1995) | NBA Live 97 (Mega Drive) (1996) | NBA Live 97 (Saturn) (1996) | NBA Live 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | NBA Live 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Golf
Zany Golf (1990) | PGA Tour Golf (1990) | PGA Tour Golf II (1992) | PGA Tour Golf III (1994) | PGA European Tour (1994) | PGA Tour 96 (1995) | PGA Tour 97 (1996)
Ice Hockey
NHL Hockey (Mega Drive) (1991) | NHLPA Hockey '93 (1992) | NHL Hockey '94 (1993) | Elitserien 95 (1994) | Mutant League Hockey (1994) | NHL 95 (1994) | Elitserien 96 (1995) | NHL 96 (1995) | NHL Hockey (Game Gear) (1995) | NHL 97 (Mega Drive) (1996) | NHL 97 (Saturn) (1996) | NHL 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | NHL 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Racing
Mario Andretti Racing (1994) | Andretti Racing (1996) | NASCAR 98 (1997)
Rugby
Rugby World Cup 1995 (1994) | Australian Rugby League (1995)
Soccer
FIFA International Soccer (8-bit) (1993) | FIFA International Soccer: Championship Edition (1994) | FIFA Soccer 95 (1994) | FIFA Soccer 96 (32X | Saturn) (1995) | FIFA Soccer 97 (Gold Edition) (1996) | FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Misc.
EA Sports Double Header (1992) | IMG International Tour Tennis (1994) | Toughman Contest (1994)