• Publisher: Midway
  • Release Date: Apr 5, 2006
Metascore
69

Mixed or average reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
Buy On
  1. NBA Ballers: Phenom might mark a change from its predecessor with a new story mode and faux third-person exploration, but it ultimately tries too much and does too little. Compared to EA’s more complex series, this is one street baller you’ll want to leave on the curb.
User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Mark
    Mar 29, 2006
    9
    The gameplay still shines in this second installment, with all kinds of new *bling* added, such more customizeable create-a-player parts, moreThe gameplay still shines in this second installment, with all kinds of new *bling* added, such more customizeable create-a-player parts, more nba players and legends, a very surprisingly amusing story mode, and the biggie - 2v2 ballers style :) Rags-to-riches is still as unique as ever. Graphics are great for this gen. Love the little added mini-game distractions and the roaming mini worlds! Full Review »