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EA planning NBA Jam revival

EA Sports promise unique Wii offering

As rumoured last week, NBA Jam is on the way back to a video games system near you - EA Sports confirming that the title will be created afresh for the Wii console.

NBA Jam will be released on Nintendo's lounge box this very year, with a fresh take on this retro smash promised.

"NBA JAM is one of the most recognizable franchises in videogame history," offers EA Sports president, Peter Moore.

"Diehard fans of the original game have been asking for a remake for more than a decade. We're very excited to give them their wish this year with the return of this iconic franchise."

A mix of old and new gameplay is planned, alongside a unique visual look inspired by the first game's 1993 debut. EA Vancouver will develop.

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