Ghost in the Arcade

Sarah Meadow

May 2, 2022

Ghost in the Arcade

This week on NBA Storytime, host Jamel Johnson tells listeners the story of an iconic NBA video game, NBA Jam.

For those who don’t know, NBA Jam was a classic 2-on-2 arcade game. Jamel takes a deep dive into this game, why it was popular, and some of the technology behind it. Fans and players alike became obsessed with the game, as Jamel dubbed it a “cultural sensation.” But – what if there was a ghost inside the game console?

Find out what makes this episode of NBA Storytime have a spooky twist, and how NBA Jam became so successful that Shaq had two consoles in this episode NBA Storytime and follow Jamel on Twitter @NonProfitComic.

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