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It’s Game Week here at iPad.AppStorm, and all this week we’re going to have tons of reviews, giveaways and other good stuff, all centered around the gaming world!

It’s the clash of the basketball titans— but not between Shaq and Chuck, between arguably the two best basketball titles for the iPad: NBA Jam and NBA 2K12.

Both of these games put a very different take on the sport we know and love. Will Jam’s arcade-style gameplay and oversizes heads trump 2K12′s aesthetics and excellent simulation? Let’s find out. (more…)

For those of you who don’t know, the Harlem Globetrotters are a basketball team notorious for their amazing trick shots. They never cease to amaze with their intricate moves, no matter how impractical they are.

Now, if you set a Globetrotter’s game about 1,000 years in the future, you’d have Gasketball. Gasketball takes your typical basketball game and makes it into a trick shot free-for-all. As the game goes on, the trick shots become more and more impressive. Can you stand up to the challenge? (more…)

I love sports. Since the day I bought my iPad, I have used it to manage my fantasy teams, watch sports, and keep up to date on the latest news for the teams I follow. I played sports in high school and college and have coached at various levels. I still love to jump in a competitive game when I get a chance.

When I learned about CoachNote, I was excited to give it a try and find out if it would turn my iPad into a useful coaching tool.

Even if you haven’t grown up playing sports, you can probably remember a sports movie where the team huddles around the coach while he draws up the last winning play on a white board. CoachNote aims to replace that white board and make it much, much better. It is, essentially, a digital whiteboard that can be used as a great teaching tool for almost any sport. Allowing you to save and animate plays and drills so they can be quickly accessible whenever you need them.

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