AND 1 Streetball

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AND 1 Streetball
AND 1 Streetball.jpg
From left to right: A.O., The Professor and Main Event.
Developer(s) Black Ops Entertainment
Publisher(s) Ubisoft
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, Xbox, Mobile phone
Release Mobile
PlayStation 2, Xbox
  • NA: June 6, 2006
  • AU: August 31, 2006
  • EU: September 1, 2006
Genre(s) Sports, Basketball
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

AND 1 Streetball is a streetball video game for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, developed by Black Ops Entertainment and published by Ubisoft. The game was released on June 6, 2006, in conjunction with the AND1 Mixtape Tour. A scaled-down, mobile version of the game, developed by Gameloft, was also released.

While not the first game to feature AND 1 players, 'AND 1 Streetball is officially licensed by the company, and includes the 2005 AND 1 roster as well as Duke Tango, AND 1's MC for its annual Mix Tape Tours.

The game features a story mode mirroring the "Streetball" series on ESPN, where players are able to create their own basketball player and enter him in the AND 1 Mix Tape Tour in order to get a contract with the AND 1 team. Along the way, players are able to create their own stylized trick moves and pull them off with a two-analog stick system called "I BALL."

The PlayStation 2 version supports multiplayer via multitap and GameSpy, while the Xbox version includes Xbox Live support.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
mobilePS2Xbox
1UP.comN/AC+[2]C+[2]
EGMN/A4.83/10[3]4.83/10[3]
GameProN/A2/5 stars[4]2/5 stars[4]
Game RevolutionN/AD[5]D[5]
GameSpotN/A4.7/10[6]4.7/10[6]
GameTrailersN/A5.3/10[7]5.3/10[7]
GameZoneN/A6/10[8]4.5/10[9]
IGN7.9/10[1]4.1/10[10]4.1/10[10]
OPM (US)N/A2.5/5 stars[11]N/A
OXM (US)N/AN/A7.5/10[12]
Detroit Free PressN/A1/4 stars[13]1/4 stars[13]
The Sydney Morning HeraldN/A2.5/5 stars[14]2.5/5 stars[14]
Aggregate scores
GameRankingsN/A53%[15]49%[16]
MetacriticN/A51/100[17]46/100[18]

The PlayStation 2 version received "mixed" reviews, while the Xbox version received "generally unfavorable reviews" according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[17][18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Buchanan, Levi (March 15, 2006). "AND 1 Streetball (Cell)". IGN. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Mielke, James (June 7, 2006). "AND 1 Streetball". 1UP.com. Archived from the original on June 3, 2016. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  3. ^ a b EGM staff (July 2006). "AND 1 Streetball". Electronic Gaming Monthly (205): 92.
  4. ^ a b Johnny K (June 8, 2006). "Review: And 1 Streetball". GamePro. Archived from the original on June 15, 2006. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  5. ^ a b Silverman, Ben (June 30, 2006). "And1 Streetball Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  6. ^ a b Colayco, Bob (June 9, 2006). "And 1 Streetball Review". GameSpot. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  7. ^ a b "AND 1 Streetball, Review". GameTrailers. June 8, 2006. Archived from the original on May 28, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  8. ^ Bedigian, Louis (June 25, 2006). "AND 1 Streetball - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  9. ^ Zacarias, Eduardo (June 27, 2006). "AND 1® Streetball Review - Xbox". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 10, 2008. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  10. ^ a b Haynes, Jeff (June 8, 2006). "AND 1 Streetball". IGN. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  11. ^ "AND 1 Streetball". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 78. August 2006.
  12. ^ "AND 1 Streetball". Official Xbox Magazine: 78. August 2006.
  13. ^ a b Rucker, Rashaun (July 15, 2006). "Strictly garbage time". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved November 8, 2014.(subscription required)
  14. ^ a b Fish, Eliot (September 16, 2006). "AND 1 Streetball". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  15. ^ "And 1 Streetball for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  16. ^ "And 1 Streetball for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  17. ^ a b "And 1 Streetball for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  18. ^ a b "And 1 Streetball for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved November 8, 2014.

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