Excerpt: NCAA Basketball 10 is the final college basketball game in a long running series from Electronic Arts. As of this review, the 2011 release was cancelled mainly due to a series of legal woes based around representation of college players in the games.
Summary: NCAA Basketball 10 brings the emotion, intensity, and spirit of college basketball by capturing every detail in the stadium, from cheerleaders and mascots to wild crowds and real NCAA Basketball announcers, while refining and improving last year's core gameplay functions, adding more depth to the...
Conclusion: I think that EA has made some real progress with the series. You absolutely have to give them some major props for creating such a real presentation. With the help of CBS and ESPN they have made the NCAA Basketball game much better.
Excerpt: The speed, the enthusiasm. The youth, the angst. Teens growing into manhood right before your eyes. The crowd doesn't just go wild. It's rapturous for the whole game. Every second, it's on its feet jumping up, down, up, down, as one.
Excerpt: In addition to NFL exclusivity, it seems that EA Sports has now cornered the market on college basketball games. This time, though, it has nothing to do with shady deals that cut other publishers out of the picture. Instead, EA has gained its college hoops monopoly by attrition.
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Conclusion: Concept: Fine-tune the gameplay and add motion offense to deliver an authentic college hoops experience
Graphics: With exciting replay packages and a wealth of statistical overlays, the CBS presentation quality rivals the best in any sports game
Sound: Having two broadcasting teams breaks up the...
Conclusion: At least competitive matches are top notch. You can challenge a buddy either online or on one system, and it's a blast to drain a killer three in his face or execute a perfect trap to force an opportune turnover. And that's the best part of NCAA Basketball 10.
Pros: Action accurately mirrors real sport, Motion offenses are lots of fun to run, Great competitive matches, online and off, Awesome commentary with Gus Johnson.
Cons: Players sometimes have lousy court awareness, Not enough unique modes.
Excerpt: Historically, basketball has had two leaders in the game industry: NBA Live and NBA2K. The two famed franchises have gone back and forth for the past 10 years. Others have tried to encroach on their territory, but none of them have been able to take away the crown.