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Sports Jam
System(s): Sega NAOMI, Sega Dreamcast
Publisher:
Sega (JP), Agetec (US)
Developer:
Peripherals supported:
Sega Dreamcast
Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Jump Pack, Dreamcast Modem, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (NAOMI GD-ROM)
JP
¥? GDS-0003














Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800[1] HDR-0153
Sega Dreamcast
US
$? T-44304N




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Sports Jam (スポーツ・ジャム) is a Sega Dreamcast and Sega NAOMI release containing a number of sports games.

Production credits

Dreamcast Version
Naomi Version
©Wow Entertainment/Sega 2000,2001
Source: In-game credits


Magazine articles

Main article: Sports Jam/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

DCM JP 20010427.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #2001-12: "2001-12 (2001-04-27,05-04)" (2001-04-13)

Physical scans

NAOMI version

NAOMI GD-ROM, JP
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"Long" instructions
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"Long" instructions (2)
Sports Jam NAOMI GD-ROM JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Sports Jam NAOMI GD-ROM JP Manual.pdf
Manual

Dreamcast version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
85 №113, p90
60 More...[2]
68 №644, p32
73 More...[3]
Sega Dreamcast
72
Based on
4 reviews

Dreamcast, US
SportsJam DC US Box Back.jpgSportsJam DC US Box Front.jpg
Cover
SportsJamDCUSInlay.jpg
Inlay
Dreamcast, JP
SportsJam DC JP Box Back.jpgSportsJam DC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover

Technical information

The announcer's character model consists of 18,357 polygons, including 17,183 polygons for the body and 1174 polygons for the shadow.[4][5] This was the highest character polygon count in any video game at the time, surpassing the character polygon counts of Shenmue (up to 14,361 polygons), up until it was surpassed the following year by Virtua Fighter 4 (on the Sega NAOMI 2 arcade system) which had about 20,000 polygons per character.[6] Sports Jam also had the highest character polygon count of any consoles game at the time (the highest on any other console was up to 15,000 polygons in Dead or Alive 3 and Dead or Alive Ultimate on the Xbox) up until the release of the Xbox 360 in 2005.[7]

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References