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NBA Showdown '94
Publisher: Electronic Arts (US/EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Peripherals supported: Team Player
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥9,800 EM20028
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 721401
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£49.99[1] E273SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F E273SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? E273SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas E273SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?



NBA Showdown '94, called NBA Pro Basketball '94 (NBAプロバスケットボール'94) in Japan, and just NBA Showdown in Europe, is a 1994 basketball game by Electronic Arts for the Sega Mega Drive.

Gameplay

The game is a generic basketball game. A shoots and B passes.

Production credits

  • Programming: Lisa Ching, Mark Phoenix, Paul Shaw, John Novak
  • Graphics and Animation: Paul Vernon, Jeff Stokol, Paul Watts, Leon Cannon, Maurine Starkey, Mark West, Muffy Vasale, Greg Williams, Sam Comstock, Will Noble, Lynne Gura
  • Sound: Dave Whittaker, Traz Damji
  • Technical Directors: John Brooks, Edwin Reich
  • Producer: Rob Martyn
  • Associate Producer: Scott Gilliland
  • Assistant Producer: Todd Gilliland
  • Testers: Dave Costa, Yun Shin, John Bruce, James Fairweather, Marc Gilliland, Jeff Hasson, Brian Reed, Mike Schmitt
  • Based On Original Design By: Robert Weatherby


Magazine articles

Main article: NBA Showdown '94/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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EGM US 057.pdfEGM US 057.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #57: "April 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
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GamePlayers US 0705.pdfGamePlayers US 0705.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Game Players (US) Vol. 7 No. 5 "May 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
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MeanMachinesSega18UK.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Mean Machines Sega (UK) #18: "April 1994" (1994-02-28)
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MeanMachinesSega20UK.pdfMeanMachinesSega20UK.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Mean Machines Sega (UK) #20: "June 1994" (1994-04-30)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
88 №30, p108/109
66 №150, p104[3]
72 №15, p39
58 №58
78 №29, p68/69
39 №20, p28/29
84 №11, p28/29
38 №27, p62/63
66 №18, p86/87[1]
68 №40, p109
71 №53, p54/55
80 №30, p53
84 №27, p10
Sega Mega Drive
69
Based on
13 reviews

Mega Drive, US
NBAShowdown94 MD US Box.jpg
Cover
NBAShowdown94 MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
NBA Showdown 94 MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
NBAShowdown94 MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
NBAShowdown94 MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, JP
NBAShowdown94 MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
NBA94 MD JP CartTop.jpg
NBA94 MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 160b7090
MD5 9c3aeaa26c74dfae329602ee27d0c1f9
SHA-1 3134a3cb63115d2e16e63a76c2708cdaecab83e4
2MB 1994-01 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 eea19bce
MD5 b465081da2e268a1c045c1b0615bed75
SHA-1 99c91fe3a5401e84e7b3fd2218dcb3aeaf10db74
2MB 1994-07 Cartridge (JP)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 6643a308
MD5 f3e71ad6cbca7a0d5794455b515a7715
SHA-1 e804ca0f4da505056f0813f00df9b139248f59af
2MB 1994-01

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:MeanMachinesSega18UK.pdf, page 86
  2. File:MeanMachinesSega18UK.pdf, page 23
  3. File:CVG UK 150.pdf, page 104


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)