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.
Conclusion: As I mentioned near the beginning of this review, the game’s new animation system is very nice, despite some clipping and framerate issues. Character models have been improved too, although some of the notable players look downright creepy.
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...
Summary: NBA 2K8 elevates the game of basketball to new levels for the next-gen systems. NBA 2K8 also continues to build and expand the groundbreaking Signature Style feature that will include hundreds of new shooting, passing and dribbling animations.
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: 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.