Midway Games today announced NBA Ballers: Phenom is scheduled to ship for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox in Spring 2006. NBA Ballers: Phenom is the sequel to NBA Ballers, the best-selling basketball videogame released in 2004. Midway also revealed today NBA Ballers: Rebound for the PlayStation Portable. NBA Ballers: Rebound is the only one-on-one basketball videogame highlighting the rags-to-riches path from an unknown Baller to today’s NBA superstar.
“With the huge success of NBA Ballers and the fact that it was truly the first basketball videogame to successfully incorporate the fantasy lifestyle element, we can’t help but to be excited with the announcement of NBA Ballers: Phenom,” said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. “In addition to the new 2-on-2 basketball action (along with classic 1-on-1) and a detailed story mode, we’re really looking forward to showcasing the game’s new, unique gameplay modes and enhanced features over the next several months.”