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NBA Live 2001

The most-realistic looking basketball game on PS2. Stadiums and Read more

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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.4

NBA Live 2001 (PS2)

Digital Sportspage
22 May 2009
  • Excerpt: EA Sports has had a tough row to hoe with the PS2. After getting off to a blazing start with the widely heralded Madden 2001, each subsequent release has failed to measure up in comparison. With the loyal legions of NBA Live 2001 fans out there, EA Sports has a golden opportunity to help establish the PS2 as a viable sports gaming platform. Awhile back, they delivered the finest "Live" to date, with the PSX version of NBA Live 2001. The PS2 should be a cinch, right?
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.0

NBA Live 2001

Game Boyz
9 June 2002
  • Excerpt: Published by: EA Sports Developed by: EA Sports Players: 1-2 Memory Card: 2MB Analog Control Vibration Function Multitap: 1-8 Players Da Introduction: EA Sports is the definitive king when if comes to developing titles that take the video gamer as close to the real deal as possible, without leaving home.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.0

NBA Live 2001

Game Boyz
9 June 2002
  • Excerpt: Published by: EA Sports Developed by: EA Sports Players: 1-2 Memory Card: 2MB Analog Control Vibration Function Multitap: 1-8 Players Da Introduction: EA Sports is the definitive king when if comes to developing titles that take the video gamer as close to the real deal as possible, without leaving home.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Video quality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 4
4.0
Replay value 4
4.0

NBA Live 2001

GYEAH.COM
7 June 2002
  • Excerpt: EA Sports has made the Playstation 2 what it is today with great improvements over their football, hockey, and racing titles. Finally, after months of waiting, the legacy known as NBA LIVE has made its way to the playstation 2. And while the game is certainly not horrible, it’s definitely not breathtaking as the other EA titles either.
  • Pros: The graphics are a vast improvement over previous Live's., One on One game is awesome!, Its NBA live
  • Cons: Like most Live's, the control becomes haphazard when doing special moves like crossovers or spin moves., Camera Angles=Death, Commentators need the death penalty.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
7.6
Graphics 8
8.2
Sound 8
8.3
Multiplayer 8
8.4
Longevity 8
8.0

NBA Live 2001

NowGamer
19 April 2002
  • Summary: NBA Live 2001 delivers exactly what hardcore basketball fans want.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 8
8.3
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 7
7.0
Control 8
8.2
Addiction 9
9.0

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
28 January 2001
  • Excerpt: Ever since the late golden days of the SNES and Sega Genesis, the NBA Live franchise was the premier basketball series for gamers, and pretty much the only worthy basketball series. As time went by, the franchise little by little grew and formed into gaming's most prestigious b-ball license, EA Sports was clearly on top of the mountain, and the climb to the top all started with NBA Live '98.
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
8.0
Lastability 8
7.5

NBA Live 2001

JeuxVideo.fr
13 February 2003
  • Excerpt: Electronic Arts nous propose comme chaque année sa nouvelle mouture du désormais classique NBA Live. Un soft qui se voit bénéficier chaque année de quelques petites modifications avec cette fois-ci cependant assez peu de nouveautés.
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