Excerpt: NBA 2K7 is the latest in the basketball simulation video game series. NBA 2K7 introduces new features like Signature Style, improved Shot Stick control, enhanced arena atmosphere and online fantasy leagues.
Conclusion: Overall there isn't a lot to detract from NBA2K7 as a purchase for any PS3 sports game fan. The action is as deep and varied as ever, and providing you can put in the time to learn the nuances of the control scheme and the benefits of playing to the strengths of your favourite team, this is as deep...
Excerpt: NBA 2K7 arrives on the PlayStation 3 that promises similar gaming dynamics as the XBox 360 version, however with the addition of new gameplay mechanics, this version is easily one of the better basketball games on the market at the moment thanks to its new game modes, reprogrammed artificial...
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: NBA 2K7 is all anyone could expect from a basketball game. It's tricky at first, and navigating the menus is something of a nightmare, but those with more than a couple of hours to spend will find NBA 2K7 has a lot to offer.
Though not without flaws, NBA 2K7 is a great basketball simulation.
17 November 2006
Summary: With NBA live taking a seat on the bench and NBA 07 pulling up lame, the PlayStation 3 launch represents a great opportunity for Visual Concepts to establish the NBA 2K series as the dominant basketball sim on the PS3. And that's just what it has done.
Pros: Individual player shots look great, robust online play, terrific animation, more gameplay modes than you can shake a stick at
Cons: Free throws are extremely difficult to make, controls are often unwieldy, motion-sensing support is minimal, frame rate isn't so hot in 1080p
NBA 2K7 is a great basketball simulation, but a multitude of nagging issues keeps it from reaching its potential.
25 September 2006
Summary: Neither NBA 2K6 nor NBA Live 06 were quite able to meet people's high expectations when they came out during the Xbox 360's launch last November. Live had sharp graphics and snazzy presentation but not much in the way of substance, while 2K6 was a prettier, slightly enhanced version of what had been...
Pros: Individual player shots look great, Robust online play, Terrific animation, More gameplay modes than you can shake a stick at
Cons: Free throws are extremely difficult to make, Controls are often unwieldy, Not significantly improved over last year, Questionable artificial intelligence