Summary: This is one of the good basketball games made to date. Last year's version was not very good but when I played this game I immediately noticed the difference. This game is very smooth & the graphics are amazing. No more glitches. The new game modes are great as well. I recommend this game to any sports fan.
Summary: The game has an update which changes the game play where now when you take a shot the player is moving towards the basket as if he is taking a running jumper. The game originally did not function in that manner.
Summary: The games is fun once it's loaded. Making a freethrow and alley-oop is so easy. The game is fun. However, it takes up to 2-mins to load and by the time it loads, I dont feel like playing it anymore. Having said that, I sold it just after a week. I used to play NBA 2K and I thought NBA Live was better. With the slow loading time, I'm going back to NBA 2K.
Summary: This is a great game for playing against your friends or simply playing through the season by yourself. Excellent graphics make this a very enjoyable game along with customizable difficulty levels to make it competitive and more realistic, enjoy!
NBA Live keeps getting better....next gen finally!
Josh Farcone ".......one........", Amazon
9 September 2008
Summary: I follow both EA and 2k sports basketball games....as I am an avid basketball fan. Both offer unique styles of gaming. Seeing no review of this game made me write a brief one. NBA Live 08 is a great game. I would consider it the first next-gen basketball title to date. The graphics are very polished, textures and all, and is by far the best looking basketball game made to date. The updated physics are great, much more realistic than the past Live games of the series.
Summary: NBA 2008 is a great game, don't get me wrong, but I am sorry, you just cannot match up to NBA 2K8. The graphics and the gameplay are better on 2K8. But I will give Live a shout out for the simulation options in dynasty mode. Its great to be able to intervene games so you can take control even though your not playing the game.
Summary: I've had the game for a week now and have played it several times, setup a Dynasty and created a player. I really struggled my first few games to penetrate the defense inside and when I did manage to get to the basket my shots would invariably rim out, I'd say around 1 in every 10 shots would drop compared to the CPU who manages around 9 in 10.