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...
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...
Summary: While you can make the case that fundamentally sound players like Tim Duncan win championships, it’s the high-flying antics of players such as Andre Igoudala and Ty Thomas that bring fans out of their seats.
Pros: Upbeat tempo is exciting, Progress through My Player mode is rewarding, Online play is a blast, with or against friends
Cons: Too easy to get into the paint, eliminating most strategy, My Player mode is plagued by frame rate issues and inconsistent grading, Lots of little bugs
Summary: NBA 2K10 is expected to deliver the most realistic, stylistic, and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise – from gameplay to graphics, presentation and online features.