Summary: This was the best 2K Sports NBA game ever made on the current generation of consoles! I still prefer to play this edition today over any of the more recent ones. The main reason I say this is THE CAMERA ANGLES ON NBA 2K8 ARE FAR SUPERIOR than any of the more current editions!! There is literally about 20 different camera angles to choose from. My favorite is the FLOOR CAM. it actually makes you feel like you are down on the court actually playing the game.
Summary: This game is great.The game play is great. The association mode is great. Take your players to practice and win games. The character customization is great. You get to choose your players stats and make them great 3pt shooters. The playoffs are also great. You can enter your created team or just enter one of the original NBA teams. The rosters are obviously no longer accurate, but that doesn't really matter. The sound quality is great.
Summary: Nba 2k8's graphics are amazing, you could really see the sweat coming off their faces. In nba live 08 when you look at ray allen it looks like he's just got beat up on the street. In 2k8 he really does look like ray allen as do all the other players! The controls are just the basic ones but one thing I would give a 9 is the jumping. They jump slower than usual! The camera angles are just amazing.
Summary: this is a very realistic game with a nice amount of modes. the graphics are alright but they have some good anomations tht makes it look so real. the presentation is a step down from last year but it still is hangin in there. this is bettr than nba live 08 by a mile it has better gameplay but the graphics are better in live but i prefer gameplay over graphics.
Summary: NBA 2k8 is definately the best basketball game available of 2008. At least if you want a very realistic basketball game. I realize that NBA live has a more arcade style of play, which some prefer, but if you want a very in depth and realistic basketball sim, then you have to go with 2k8. The gameplay and controls are really the most important parts of a sports game, and they are great here. the only control complaint I have is that players miss layups way too often.
Summary: This game is the best 2k8 nba game ever. It feels like you're actually in the game. It's better than Live because of the defense; the defense in Live doesn't give you any competition and on 2k8 it does. The only thing bad about it is the music, but you don't play for the music, you play it for the fun of it. The greatest thing to happen to the game was the nba weekend. So I think this game is really fun and exciting to play.
Summary: If you're wondering which is better, NBA Live 08 or NBA 2K8, 2K8 is the choice. Even though Live 08 may have better graphics, 2K8 dominates gameplay. The controls are easy to get use to and the shot stick comes in handy. The gameplay is a lot smoother than Live 08 and every single player in this game has their own shot style. To Shawn Marion's ugly shot to Brent Barry's quick shot, this add-on to the game will make every single game different.
Summary: I love the graphics for this one. The look of the players, are as if they are alive. They show-case all the signture moves for all of the star player, and the their movements is just unbelievalbe. The sounds of the game such as the sneakers squeaking on the hard wood make it feel almost as good as a real the real thing. You better get this one now, its hot, trust me you will not be sorry.