IGN is now offering NBA Jam as its free iOS game of the month. This is the first time that we’ve seen this iOS game go free. You can now download this game for free on iOS via IGN’s deal page.

This 90’s classic has been brought back to life on iOS with all your favorite vintage players. The classic 2-on-2 arcade style game has long been a favorite and has now been remastered for local multiplayer with three classic modes.

In case you missed it earlier, 1Password for Mac dropped to $28 (Reg. $50), Sky Guide is free in the Apple Store app and be sure to hit the $1 Amazing Apps and Games sale. For more game/app deals check out this week’s free app from Apple and this morning’s roundup.

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BOOMSHAKALAKA!!!! Jam with a friend in Local Multiplayer and rock your iPad with all the over-the-top, high-flying, 2-on-2 arcade basketball action just like you remember it – and like you’ve never seen before! Go to the hole. Go strong. Go for the monster jam. KABOOM!

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FANS & CRITICS ARE ALL ON FIRE!

“4.5/5…This is a must-have.” (Carter Dotson, 148 Apps) “NBA JAM is a ton of fun on iOS.” (Jared Nelson, Touch Arcade) “THIS IS A MUST BUY!!” (Miguel Pereyra, The Appera) “NBA JAM for iPad delivers top-tier basketball thrills.” (Wired.com/Playbook) “Editor’s Choice…It’s certainly the best basketball game on any mobile platform.” (Hilary Goldstein, IGN)

HEAT UP ON iPAD Jam with all 30 NBA teams and your favorite NBA stars! Unlock legends from the classic arcade era like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Dr. J, Scott Skiles, Karl Malone, Detlef Schrempf, and Danny Manning – plus some secret players you can only get on iOS. Open up outrageous cheats, too. And if you can’t wait to go big, all the unlocks are available for instant purchase and download in the JAM store!

PLAY NOW! PLAY CLASSIC! PLAY HEAD-TO-HEAD AGAINST A FRIEND! 3 modes of play let you ball the way you want: • Play Now – Select a team and jump right into the ballgame • Classic Campaign – Defeat all other teams to win the championship, and unlock legends, hidden players and cheats • Local Multiplayer – Go big head 2 big head against a friend on iPad or iPhone/iPod touch via local WiFi and Bluetooth Also select from two different control schemes (D-Pad and gesture-based) and take advantage of the outstanding versatility of your device. Is it the shoes?

YOU’RE ON FIRE! If you’re from the Old School, you’ll feel the ‘90s nostalgia while you play the hottest new arcade sports game on the App Store. Featuring the voice of Tim Kitzrow (the original NBA JAM play-by-play announcer), you’ll hear all the classic catchphrases plus a few new ones recorded just for this game. This JAM is all about “boomshakalaka”– and beyond!

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