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7.1 out of 10

ESPN NBA 2K5

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Overall 8
8.0

Simply Brilliant in So Many Ways!

Big Boss Games, Amazon
20 July 2007
  • Summary: Reviewed for Big Boss Games by: PK The Green Usually when I spend $20 for a game it's used, greatest hits, or horrid. This one is none of the aforementioned. ESPN NBA Basketball 2K5 by Take 2 Interactive is brilliant in many ways. First off, I was amazed to see they allowed me to create my own shoes. A sign of a true Superstar is their very own signature kicks. The presentation lives up to the ESPN tagged to the name.
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Overall 8
8.0

ESPN gets my vote!

grits and eggs again?, Amazon
5 October 2005
  • Summary: I own ESPN NFL 2K5 and did own NHL 2K4. NFL was and is the best out there. Or at least until EA kidnapped the NFL. But NHL was crap. Better luck next time boys. Back to NBA 2K5, I got this at eb for $9.00. Cant pass that up. The game play is pretty sweet. Camera angles suck somewhat. A little tweeking of the game options and it can be a good challenge. I like the fact that the a.i. does play catch up and tries to keep the game close. I hate wining everytime. It gets old.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good for the Price

J. McAndrew "Jeffrey C. McAndrew", Amazon
26 March 2005
  • Summary: This is a great deal for the price. Much fun with my 10 year-old son playing this game! Very realistic!!
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Overall 8
8.0

It's Better Than NBA Live..Just A Little

Dennis Casto, Amazon
13 January 2005
  • Summary: I was hesitant at buying this at first,and went for with it for the price.I was surprised how much funner this game was compared to EA'S NBA Live.It has many different modes to play.A full authority mode where you call the shots as a coach setting up matchups,offense and defense plays.But you cant play as a player.You watch your players perform their moves.The other cool thing about this game is the street ball.In this mode you select players past and present to play in...
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Overall 8
8.0

NBA 2K5 Plays Second Fiddle

Wewill1992 "Zac", Amazon
4 January 2005
  • Summary: I bought this game after seeing how good NFL 2K5 was I wainted to see what another one of this year's ESPN titles would be like. It is not as good as NFL 2k5. It is the same 19.99 price. There are many modes. My favorite is the 24/7 mode. You build a street player and play three levels and bosses. You also play against actual NBA players. If you succesfully beat them you get their cell phone number so you can playwith them for 2-on-2.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's awesome, but the commentary's messed up

R. Morris "Rob & Matt Morris", Amazon
25 November 2004
  • Summary: When I first bought ESPN NBA 2K5 I thought this wouldn't be such a good game and I should have gotten NBA Live 2005 instead. But now, I know that ESPN is no match for NBA Live. The graphics are awesome, it makes you feel like you're really there. And franchise mode gives you so much, from drafts to conference re-alignments. The dunks can seem sorta simple (excluding under the legs). And the commentary really is mesed up.
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Overall 8
8.0

Better Then NBA Live!

Bill.B "Bill", Amazon
26 October 2004
  • Summary: This game is better then NBA Live in many aspects. The AI is way smarter when driveing to the hoop. The graphics are semi good but are more realistic then Live's which look all cartoony. The franchise mode which is called the Association mode is just plain out awesome. You get to say what the team will do for weekly training and talk to your players to help them out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fun filled, but could be better

Brian Shaw "bshaw20", Amazon
4 October 2004
  • Summary: Don't get me wrong, I love this game, it plays great but here are the NBA 2K5 sore points: No player introductions! The CPU does not EVER call a timeout!!! No edit number!!!! I traded Garrity to the Lakers, and since Bryant is #8, Garrity got assigned the next available no., which is #0. I cannot change it to #53. A huge mistake. If I trade Hill to Boston, he can wear #33, but it is a retired no, and I cannot change it to something else. How stupid! No season mode!!!!!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great BBall Game

Amazon
14 March 2005
  • Summary: If you are looking for a basketball game this year, pick up NBA 2K5 over NBA live 2005. After playing this game I am disappointed ESPN sold their basketball gaming rights to EA sports. I have played both games and enjoy every aspect of the game better in 2K5 other than the allstar weekend. The dynasty mode in 2K5 is a little shakier compared to Live 2005, but the game play and graphics more than make up for it. 2K5 is much better for multiplayer as well.
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Overall 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 10
10

NBA Gets Serious

5evrin, Ciao
3 March 2005
  • Excerpt: "...UK. ---------------------- You surely can't argue whether ESPN NBA 2K5 is good or not. It IS good, and there's no discussion allowed. There is no basketball game that could be ever compared to this one, as this is the basketball game. The presentation, the graphics and the ESPN license. A nice combination that makes the game feel like you’re watching a real basketball match – yet you have control over the players. Everything is smooth, the graphics ...
  • Pros: The most realistic basketball game for PS2 .
  • Cons: No online play for Europe .
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