Excerpt: Another sports game… indeed, the x-th in its kindand still… the 2K Sports series has brought the necessary innovations and improvements in the gameplay area. Just start with a comparison of NBA Live 06 and NBA 2K6, a world of difference in every way (with 2K6 coming up way above its EA Sports...
Excerpt: XIII brings together first person shooter action and cellshading technology to create a unique game that otherwise would just be a standard fair shooter. As you are probably aware of, you don't see cellshaded games everyday, or if you do see one, its not guaranteed that it will be done effectively.
Excerpt: There might be heated competition from EA’s NBA Live, but 2K’s NBA series is widely considered to be the best basketball series on the gaming court. The last game was a little lazy in terms of new content, but 2K7 is a totally different story as it brings some refreshing innovations to the series.
Conclusion: Nothing really glitched and difficulty setting do not interfere with any achievements. Online might have problems with some game servers taken off line. Final Thoughts: If your like basket ball or looking for easy achievements then this game would be very easy to do.
Conclusion: There are many things to like about this game
such as the cool cinematic fast break that zooms
in on the last shot you made. It's also nice to
see some cool replays from Kenny as he delivers
his half-time stamp of approval.
Excerpt: 2K Sports and Visual Concepts have done a remarkable job keeping the NBA 2K series going over the years. They have continued to put out quality basketball sims, and in the last several years, the 2K series has replaced the NBA Live series as the game of choice for basketball fans.
Summary: I started off my review by saying it and I might as well reiterate. This is the best basketball simulation that I have ever played. There’s so much to do, the gameplay is so tight and everything is so well done that I have a hard time imagining it leaving my gaming rotation anytime soon.
Pros: Lots of camera angles; great animations; good song selection; fun and challenging at the same time; tons of modes; VIP system is still amazing; SIXAXIS integration is nice; possibly the greatest sports title out there.
Cons: Right-stick navigation is still a pain; visuals could still be improved; lack of ESPN license hurts a bit; doesn't have quite the impact that the 360 version did.