Excerpt: Are graphics all they're cracked up to be? Has the NBA Live franchise regained its prestige? And what happened to franchise mode? There are two basketball titles to make it to the Xbox 360 launch: NBA 2K6 and NBA Live 06. One is good, the other, not so good. Woe is you that picks up the wrong title, because while one is a blast, the other will have you throwing your controller in frustration. Is NBA 2K6 the good one, or the bad one?
Excerpt: I can only describe this game with one word - frustrating - and not for the reasons you might think. The game is frustrating because it does a few things well, but those are essentially rendered useless because the game is missing so many needed features.