Excerpt: When I write Dreamcast reviews, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s hard for me to talk about how poor of a death the system faced from the public. While the Saturn silently slipped off of store shelves, the Dreamcast, a much beloved system by both hardcore and mainstream gamers alike, died for the mistakes of SegaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s past. With games like NFL 2K, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s hard to see how the system could have Ã¢â‚¬ËœfailedÃ¢â‚¬â„¢.
Excerpt: > A new era has begun... in more ways than one... This Fall marks the return of the Cleveland Browns as well as the return of Sega to America. The original creators of Madden Football for Genesis (Visual Concepts) has been working for over a year to ensure that Sega Sports NFL 2K is the best football simulation you can buy. The game boasts over 1,500 motion captured moves, physics-based 3D collisions, all 31 stadiums, an NFL license and a Players license.
Conclusion: NFL 2K is a very difficult game to reconcile. On the one hand, it does so many things so much better than any football game before it that it's hard not to love. On the other, it disappoints in many areas as a simulation while being frustratingly close to perfection. However, the most exciting thing about NFL 2K is that Visual Concepts have advanced videogame football in ways that were previously unimaginable and, in the process, have created an incredibly solid...
Excerpt: Finally, the waiting is over. The ultimate console football game has arrived. Visual Concepts spent over two years constructing this game from scratch. Whereas the Madden and GameDay series on the PlayStation have been building on roughly the same engines for the past several years, NFL 2K is a completely new animal and it shows in virtually all areas of gameplay. The graphics are simply spectacular.