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Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs

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Title Screen

Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs

Also known as: NBA Pro Basketball - Bulls vs Lakers (JP)
Developer: Electronic Arts
Publishers: Electronic Arts (US/EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Platform: Genesis
Released in JP: April 2, 1993
Released in US: 1992
Released in EU: 1992


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Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs is the sequel to Lakers vs Celtics and the NBA Playoffs.

Regional Differences

This game was the subject of a lawsuit from ESPN over the game's EA Sports Network (EASN) branding and when the game was brought to Japan, some changes were made.

Intro

US/Europe Japan
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In the Japanese version, the EASN logo was replaced by the EA Sports logo.

Title Screen

US/Europe Japan
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Different logo and Press Start to Begin was changed to Push Start.

Menus

US/Europe Japan
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The dashes were moved to be where the button names are, removes the S in select and exit, Minutes was shortened to Min in the Japanese version. A brighter blue has been used in the background and the EASN logo was replaced by the EA Sports logo.

Matchup Screen

US/Europe Japan
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Commentator Bing Gordon has been replaced by Ron Barr in the Japanese version. The text was altered adding dashes by the button names, removes the S in continue and exit as well as removing references to EASN. Also a brighter blue has been used in the background and the EASN logo was replaced by the EA Sports logo.

In-Game

US/Europe Japan
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Another logo change by the courtside.