Excerpt: NBA 2K games have fast become the staple diet of all basketball fans over the past couple of years. With their battle against EA Sports’ offering put on hold whilst EA lick their wounds and recoup 2K Sports could be forgiven for letting up a little on moving the franchise forward but luckily for us,...
Summary: Some sports videogame franchises, when they don't have any direct competition, can get a little lazy. The NBA 2K series, however, despite not having a competitor for a few years now, is not one of those franchises. Every year has brought gameplay tweaks and improvements.
Excerpt: It comes as no surprise that at the tail-end of 2013, 2K Sports has released its latest (and possibly greatest) edition of the highly successful NBA 2K series, developed yet again by Visual Concepts.
Conclusion: NBA 2K14 is the only basketball title available on the market at the moment which pretty much guarantees that hardcore fans of the sport who are also video game lovers will pick it up and play it until they master all moves and turn their favorite team into multiple championship winners.
Pros: + Path to Greatness mode, + More dribbling options, + Improved AI
Cons: - Loss of some modes, - Right stick dribbling takes time to adjust
Excerpt: Writing an NBA 2K14 review is a lot like writing a review of NBA basketball. That’s a good thing and a bad thing. It’s good because it shows just how far the game has come in terms of overall quality, presentation and controls.
Summary: Some may accuse NBA 2K14 of not innovating enough this year, but the numerous little tweaks and changes have resulted in one of the finest basketball simulations in existence. On the court there is nothing to complain about, gameplay is a joy and after a few games the new controls feel like the best...
Excerpt: For the first time in quite a while, 2K Sports' NBA 2K franchise will have some competition -- not that the publisher needed any, as the series has shown steady improvement with each installment.