Summary: We've how EA Sports titles tend to alternate between gameplay and feature improvements each year, resulting in mostly small improvement (but still definite improvement, don't get me wrong) each year.
Excerpt: All the talking is done. All of the hype has stopped. NBA 2K13 has arrived here at Family Friendly Gaming. The time to look at images, watch videos, and read news stories has come to an end. It is now time to share my impressions after playing it. This year it is a mixed bag.
Summary: " NBA 2K13 " is a very in depth sports title which contains a vast array of game modes backed by superb presentation and impressive gameplay which makes this a title that is essential for fans of the sport.
Summary: With a solid foundation and near-perfect gameplay already in the bag from their previous creations, the only option for the developers this year is to got out on a limb and try some crazy new ideas. That is exactly what the developers have done.
Excerpt: NBA 2K13 is without a doubt one of the most comprehensive NBA videogame simulations. Sporting all-new features in addition to the established game modes from previous iterations, including an enhanced MyCareer mode, this time the developers have also teamed up with legendary hip hop mogul JAY Z to...
Excerpt: There was once a day when basketball fans had their choice of video games, choosing between arcadey titles and simulations. That landscape has since dwindled to the point that there are now only two options, one of which (NBA Ballers) is as much gimmick as it is serious contender.
Conclusion: NBA 2K13 scores big once again, although it fails to offer little in the way of sweeping changes or innovations. It's still the undisputed daddy of basketball games, but we'd have liked to have seen more ideas being brought to the hardwood.
Excerpt: Delivering year after year on expected greatness is no easy feat, but even harder is daring to gain new ground without losing the blueprint that originally paved a successful path. This year’s iteration of
Excerpt: NBA 2K11 had Jordan, 2K12 had legendary NBA games, so how will NBA 2K13 be remembered? Surprisingly, for Jay-Z. If the NBA 2K series didn’t already hold the title for slickest sportsgame presentation, it certainly owns it now with Jay-Z credited as Executive Producer.
Pros: + Revamped controls make for a better and more accessible game., + Kinect controls let you call in plays or make substitutions.
Cons: ? What NBA GM would give into a rookie’s trade demands?