Excerpt: NBA 07 runs at a resolution of 1080p, something the game does makes sure to point out. While few of us will ever get a chance to see the game running at that resolution, what we will see is stronger than past efforts, but nothing that shows off what the PS3 can do.
Conclusion: In the end if you're looking for basketball on the PlayStation 3 there aren't many other alternatives. NBA 07 offers somewhat decent yet flawed gameplay with a few interesting ideas such as the shot meter and SIXAXIS control.
Excerpt: Let's face it, outside of the MLB franchise, Sony's sports endeavors really have little going for them. At one point NFL GameDay was the reigning champ of football games, but Madden would take the crown in 1999 and Sony never got it back.
NBA 07 on the PlayStation 3 doesn't have the fun story mode that the PlayStation 2 version has, but it does have most of that version's flaws, and some new ones.
16 November 2006
Summary: For a number of years now, Sony's first-party basketball games haven't been very good. In fact, SCEA recently benched the series for a season in an effort to right the ship. It didn't help much, though the hiatus did spawn one interesting feature in NBA 06--a story mode that followed the on- and...
Pros: Multicolored shot meter works well, NBA replay is fun for a short while
Cons: The Life story mode is nowhere to be found, No announcers, Unimpressive graphics, Poor artificial intelligence and buggy gameplay, $20 more than the superior PS2 version