Excerpt: Over the last few years, 2K Sports has been in complete control in the race for basketball gaming supremacy. The last few entries in the 2K series have been excellent, and couple that with the fact that EA and Sony's option have been less than stellar, and the choice of which game to buy has been an...
Excerpt: Every year I anxiously wait for the new NBA 2k release to watch it wipe the floor with all competition once again by adding new content which makes the game even more realistic than before. This year isn’t any different, but will NBA 2k8 be able to outclass the big success of last year.
Excerpt: The gameplay is really what has set the series apart from the Live series, and 2K has played it very safe this year, keeping the same basic gameplay from last year, and even taking away a few flashy parts. No longer will you have risky lead passes or ankle-breaking Iso-Motion.
Excerpt: Genre: Sports Publisher: 2K Developer: Visual Concepts Release Date: October 2, 2007 Let's be honest — it hasn't been too difficult for 2K to dominate basketball gaming lately, especially since they haven't had much competition from EA's NBA Live and Sony's NBA series.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Getting to the top is fairly easy if you work hard, but staying there is what requires you to be unique. And basketball fans know that since the release of NBA2K eight years ago on the Sega Dreamcast (RIP) it has been the top basketball simulation game.
Excerpt: In 1891, at a YMCA International Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts, a physical education teacher was given a task by the administration. The 30-year old Canadian educator was asked to invent a game that had to meet three very specific criteria.
Excerpt: Sometimes you have to wonder what’s going on at some developers. They’ll have a good thing going with a particular franchise, and for whatever reason, take a step backwards and screw things up. This is what has happened with NBA 2K8, but just how far down the standings has it fallen?