Excerpt: On the heels of its excellent pro basketball game, NBA 2K6, 2K Sports has shipped College Hoops 2K6 for the Xbox and PlayStation 2. College Hoops borrows a lot of the new control features introduced in NBA 2K6, including the revamped isomotion jukes and the shot stick for flexible control over your jukes and the types of shots you attempt. But as in NBA 2K6, the real draw to College Hoops is its artificial intelligence and deep legacy mode for hardcore hoops fans.
Pros: Excellent AI--teams run actual offense, Team tendencies for offense and defense modeled accurately, Very deep and engaging legacy mode, Isomotion and shot stick imported from NBA 2K6, Lower price point
Cons: Character models and crowds look blocky and primitive, New announcing crew is a step back from last year's, Seems as though you must manually handle recruiting in legacy mode, Not many fight songs included
Excerpt: ) has and incorporated them almost flawlessly in this college version. Despite the mediocre graphics and horrible cut scene transitions, this game delivers the goods when it comes to both gameplay and replicating the college game.