50 Best Basketball games


The best 50 Basketball games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Basketball games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is ECHO released the 19 September 2017

1# NBA 2K17 - 2016


HDR enhanced for richer, more luminous colors.* Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16, the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video game with NBA 2K17. As the franchise that “all sports video games should aspire to be” (GamesRadar), NBA 2K17 will take the game to new heights and continue to blur the lines between video game and reality. *HDR functionality available on Xbox One S with supported games and TVs.

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3# Pyre - 2017


Pyre is a party-based RPG from the creators of Bastion and Transistor. Lead your band of exiles to freedom through a series of mystical competitions in the Campaign, or challenge a friend to a fast-paced ritual showdown in the head-to-head Versus Mode.

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4# FreeStyle Street Basketball - 2017


MMO basketball game FreeStyle2 prides its unique gameplay and graphic. Players are set up to a street-style league and are allowed to use freestyle moves. Players are focused on a single character with the position of their choice. Team up with the best street ballers and build up team work!

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5# Basketball Stars - 2016


Enter higher-ranked matches with bigger stakes, and unlock special basketballs and unique wearables to grow your power and style. True 1-on-1 basketball gameplay Realistic 3D graphics 2 different online multiplayer game modes Easy to pick-up, challenging to master 400+ customisation items = thousands of unique looks!

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7# ECHO - 2017


After a century in stasis the girl En arrives at her destination: A Palace out of legend. Out here, using forgotten technologies, she hopes to bring back a life that shouldn’t have been lost. But nothing could prepare her for what she’ll face in the ancient halls below.

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8# Ball King - 2015


Throw ducks, frogs or even old radios through the basket and crush your friends score! Join 3 million players and compete in two exciting game modes and unlock new environments to play in and new objects to throw! No pop-up advertisements or timers stopping you from playing, just pure fun!

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9# Bouncy Hoops - 2017


Bouncy Hoops is a basketball game for all the street ballers and shot callers. The school yard ankle breakers and the downtown dagger shooters. - Addictive one touch handles aka gameplay - Over 20 balls to unlock - Play in 5 unique locations - Retro arcade style and sound

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10# NBA Live 18 - 2017

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NBA LIVE 18 introduces THE ONE, an all-new, dynamic career experience centered on your player, your choices and your legacy. Create your unique player identity and select a role on the court along with signature abilities and traits, only you can pull off. Dominate the court with innovative one-on-one gameplay arming you with an arsenal of all-new moves for each position with unprecedented control and responsiveness.

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11# NBA Playgrounds - 2017

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Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your “A” game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills offline, play with up to three others on your Xbox or take your talents online to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill. Collect your favorite players from a massive roster of current and retired NBA superstars from every team. Travel to playgrounds across the globe to compete in online matches against the very best with your massive arsenal of dunks and moves. Use your fine-tuned skills to take on the master of the playground himself – Allen Iverson.

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12# Rainmaker - The Beautiful Flood - 2016

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"interesting gameplay mechanic...music is calming... 4.5 / 5" - AppAdvice "beautifully designed, wonderfully fluid and an all-round pleasure to play... 4.5 / 5" - TapSmart "it looks really pretty...well worth a look... 7 / 10" - Pocket Gamer "1 of the 50 best iPhone games 2016" TechRadar Rainmaker is a minimalist puzzle game that follows the story of Tian; a child set out on adventure to discover what is causing the rain. Become as light as air, as heavy as a rock, or as bouncy as a basketball in this unique take on puzzle solving Play over 120 mind-bending levels Create your own challenging level and play hundreds of online levels made by other players Use strategy, thinking and timing to ascend into the sky and above Innovative controls and physics; simply tap the screen to morph Explore a vast depth of stunning scenery and variety of beautiful environments Follow a child's story of surreal discovery

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13# IDARB - 2015


Prepare to battle everything from Moustache Cops to Breakfast, in this game inspired by fast action, 8-bit sports and arcade classics! Built with the input of thousands of crazed internet gamers, #IDARB is a chaotic 8-player eSport jumping future arena ball game. Additional features include a mind-blowing single-player story mode, wild half time competitions, and unlockable recipes.

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15# Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! - 2017


In this action-puzzle game, paper pals Snip and Clip must cut each other up to overcome tricky obstacles…or just to laugh their heads off (sometimes literally). Partner up with friends or family to cut the heroes into the right shapes, interact with objects, and solve a world of imaginative puzzles. Snip may need to cut Clip into a needle to pop balloons, or maybe they'll have to team up to form a squawking, egg-laying bird!

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16# Basketball Showdown 2015 - 2015


Join up with friends and recruit real players to form an unbeatable squad. From the moment the ball leaves your fingertip to the time it spends rattling around the rim, everything is 100% physics based. And find out why Naquatic apps like Guncrafter and Shooting Showdown have lit up the top charts and been featured by everyone from Apple to IGN, AppAdvice, and TouchArcade.

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17# Stickman Basketball - 2014


*** Experience pure basketball fun with fast paced gameplay, an astonishing atmosphere, stunning smooth animations, simple controls, insane action and tons of replay value. Choose your favorite team and rank up while playing various seasons, cups and events in spectacular arenas or simply dominate in street basketball. Quick Game, Seasons, Cups, Knock Out, Street Basketball and Training Mode iOS 7 Game Controller support Bonus Street Basketball mode Complete Seasons, Cups, Knock Outs to challenge in Various arenas and configurable game time 3 difficulty levels for longterm motivation (easy, medium, hard) Simple yet powerful touch controls with timing control Automatic or Manual Running 31 different basketball teams to choose from Match statistics Smooth animations with 60 frames per second Compete with your friends with the integrated world ranking leaderboard Watch, replay and share your most spectacular dunks with your friends Pure basketball action, guaranteed!

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19# NBA LIVE Mobile - 2016


Build your team, dominate your opponents in 5-on-5 action, and connect with the NBA in live events 365 days a year. Win packs and coins as you play, and unlock special abilities to take your team to an elite level. This app: requires a persistent Internet connection (network fees may apply); Requires acceptance of EAs Privacy & Cookie Policy and User Agreement; includes in-game advertising; collects data through third party analytics technology (see Privacy & Cookie Policy for details); contains direct links to the Internet and social networking sites intended for an audience over 13; the app uses Game Center; log out of Game Center before installation if you dont want to share your game play with friends.

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20# StarDunk - Online Basketball in Space - 2010


Stardunk is a Massively Multiplayer Online Basketball where you play against all the players from the planet Earth in realtime. -------------------------------------- StarDunk is combining the best of basketball, massive online competition and retro games.

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21# Turnover - 2015


In a dystopian future, a powerful corporation hires a private security firm to execute a violent takeover of a competitor's HQ. Caught in the middle, brave office worker Clea attempts a stealthy escape.

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22# SMILE Inc. - 2016


Roman Atwood and crew have FINALLY decided to get real jobs the only problem is where theyve been hired! Deadly booby traps, devious machinery, and ruthless contraptions clutter the floors of your new office. New missions every day and special holiday events means theres always action happening at SMILE Inc.!

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23# NBA Jam By EA Sports for iPad - 2011


Featuring the voice of Tim Kitzrow (the original NBA JAM play-by-play announcer), youll hear all the classic catchphrases plus a few new ones. This app: Contains direct links to the Internet; Collects data through third party analytics technology (see Privacy & Cookie Policy for details).

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24# VIDEOBALL - 2016


VIDEOBALL is a sport everyone can play.We researched basketball, football, soccer, first-person shooters, and real-time strategy games. VIDEOBALL is a compact expression of all sports' mechanics.

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25# Rival Stars Basketball - 2014


Rival Stars Basketball features: Hundreds of fully-animated 3D player cards to draft, collect, and evolve. Rival Stars Basketball is free to play but offers some game items for purchase with real money.

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