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  • Summary: The fourth chapter in the multi-platinum selling NBA Street series expands on the fast-paced and larger-than-life 3-on-3 basketball gameplay that has made the franchise a hit. The newest iteration of NBA Street creates a hyper-real world that merges legendary courts with the hometown courts of your favorite NBA stars into one seamless city of streetball moments. Earn a name for yourself and garner respect as you progress along your hometown journey and become a legend. [Electronic Arts] Expand
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  1. Positive: 33 out of 42
  2. Negative: 1 out of 42
  1. A dazzling array of showmanship, visual glitz, and a hefty dose of fun make this an absolute must-play.
  2. For the next iteration, we want the option to turn off the sepia tone and more gameplay modes, but the gameplay itself is nearly perfect.
  3. An excellent arcade-sports title that knows no equal on next-gen consoles. It's more user-friendly than ever, has a killer single-player mode, and its online play will only make you keep it cemented into your Xbox 360 that much longer.
  4. The game is a feast for the senses with great graphics and fantastic audio although replay value is reduced by the fact that you are doing virtually the exact same thing game in and game out, regardless of game play mode.
  5. Homecourt may bear only a passing resemblance to real basketball, but it is tremendous fun, even if you never have to the pass the game controller behind your back or toss it in the air.
  6. Homecourt looks, sounds and plays greatly, but it seems they lost the essence of what made V3 so phenomenal.
  7. Graphically stunning and sonically amazing, the gameplay lets it down for me. In multiplayer, there is fun to be had, but the single player challenge is a long, hard slog that is pitted with dodgy AI and too many anomalies.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8