Conclusion: I encourage all of you to experience the world of Myst, either in videogame or novella format, but it’s hard to recommend the Xbox version of Revelation. If you have no access to a decent gaming PC, then yes, the Xbox version is worth picking up, but the control issues make it a bit more laborious than it was intended to be.
Excerpt: The basics of Street V3 really haven’t changed much from the first title in the franchise. Players still take on teams in a fast paced three on three game. With gameplay more derivative of the Harlem Globetrotters than the NBA, players bust insane ankle-breaking moves to confuse and fake out opponents on their way to the hoop.
Excerpt: Basketball gaming falls into one of two camps: The one of faithful simulation style play to college or professional leagues, and arcade style, over the top antics. While the former often mix accurate character modeling and traditional league based features like seasonal standings and matches, the latter typically focuses upon larger than life trick moves coupled with explosive fireworks or other sensational effects.
Summary: NBA Street V3 is the new gold standard of arcade-style basketball games.
Pros: New trick stick and gamebreaker improves core gameplay, Slick looking presentation and graphical style, Tons of customizability and unlockables, Developers didn't fix what wasn't broken, Smooth Online play for Xbox and PS2
Cons: No online play for GameCube, DJ Bobbito can get annoying