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Team USA Basketball technical data

Name Team USA Basketball
System Genesis - Mega Drive
Year 1992
Developer Electronic Arts
Genre Sports

Team USA Basketball for the Sega Genesis Mega Drive is a sports simulation game that was released in 1992. The game was developed by Sega and published by Electronic Arts. It is based on the 1992 US Olympic basketball team, where players can choose from 11 official US Olympic team members in order to compete against other national teams.

The gameplay of Team USA Basketball focuses on two-on-two basketball matches between two teams of three players each. Players have the option to choose one of eleven members of the 1992 US Olympic team and compete against teams from around the world. The control scheme consists of only four buttons, which are used to pass, shoot, steal, and block shots. Each player has specific abilities such as shooting accuracy or speed, as well as a unique set of moves that can be performed with the buttons. In addition to these abilities, players can also perform special moves with their teammates by pressing a combination of buttons simultaneously.

The visuals in Team USA Basketball consist of sprite-based characters that move across a static background depicting a basketball court. The sprites are detailed and animate smoothly when performing actions like dribbling or shooting baskets. The audio consists mostly of sound effects for ball bouncing and crowd cheering. There is also an upbeat soundtrack playing in the background during matches that helps keep players immersed in the action.

The game includes several modes such as Exhibition mode where players can pick their own team or play against another team; Tournament mode where they must win multiple games to win the tournament; and Practice mode which allows them to practice their skills without any time constraints or opponents. Additionally, there is a Vs Mode which allows two players to compete against each other locally on the same console using split screen viewports.

Overall, Team USA Basketball for the Sega Genesis Mega Drive is an enjoyable sports game that provides hours of entertainment for casual gamers and hardcore fans alike. With its simple yet deep gameplay mechanics and colorful visuals, it is sure to bring out the competitive spirit in anyone who plays it!

Genesis - Mega Drive Sports games