Excerpt: I’m slowly but surely becoming a gaming veteran. I date from an age where the best selling NBA ‘sim’ was called ‘Jam’ and you played two versus two with 2D sprites that supposedly represented Jordan or Barkley. If you were on fire and wrecking the other team your ball literally caught fire.
Conclusion: The sheer wealth of options, intuitive controls and excellent presentation make NBA 2K10 the best basketball title on the market by some margin. It simply plays a better game than its competitor and although it falls some way short of perfection - displaying occasional AI tics and a steadfast...
Conclusion: However, for those of us that have no NBA 2K experience, you will be frustrated by lack of explanation and tutorials. Even if you don't know what you are doing, you can stumble through it and still collect all 200 Gamer Score.
Review: NBA 2K10 Draft Combine (Microsoft Xbox 360)
11 May 2010
Summary: NBA 2K10 Draft Combine is an interesting experiment that pays off overall. Even though it has a few nagging issues, some frustrating bits and a gratingly-repetitive soundtrack, players are still offered a bite-sized simulation that gives them a fully-functional 2K Sports experience.
Excerpt: If I go out and run a mile on the track by myself, I’ll get a decent result (I’m still in pretty good shape), but if I go out and run a mile on the track with someone else who is just a bit faster than me, pushing me to go faster the entire way, I’ll get a much better result.
Excerpt: It seems that we have arrived at that dreadful time in a console generation when sports game developers begin to lose their ability to create fresh gaming experiences. EA just released NCAA Basketball 10 , a basketball game that’s a ton of fun so long as you haven’t played through the insanely...
Excerpt: Ten years ago, a game was released that would change the face of basketball gaming forever, whilst providing a little much-needed competition for EA’s dominant NBA Live series. That game was the Dreamcast’s NBA 2k.