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Gamer Buzz: Street Ball is Dead

Joystiq via ESPN writes: "Electronic Arts and Midway have shelved their competing arcade-style basketball franchises, as ESPN reports that both NBA Street and NBA Ballers have been benched.

Regarding NBA Street, EA Sports boss Peter Moore explains to ESPN that the division is reevaluating its mixture of licensed and original IP, adding that "we need to develop some new things." But don't go expecting anything particularly edgy to come out of this moment of clarity. "If Wii Sports has taught us anything," adds Moore, "it's that people will sit there and play big head tennis all day long. We need to be able to tap into that audience.'"

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outlawlife2834d ago

thank goodness, nba street was refreshing when it first came out but the premise and lack of innovation got old real quick

donscrillinger2834d ago

this guy just doesn't get it does he ...yo MR.Moor IMPROVE the madden game from arcady to pure sim. what goes on in the nfl not that arcady over the top pick up and play wack azz madden ...