Excerpt: With the new NBA season drawing near and Christmas on the horizon you know that the time is now for a couple of basketball game releases. It is fair to say that over the last couple of years, EA’s NBA Live franchise has taken a bit of a battering from its rival in the 2K sports series.
Conclusion: NBA Live 10 is a step in the right direction for the series. The gameplay and graphics are heading towards offering the best package for the next-generation consoles – especially now that 2K Sports stunk it up with NBA 2K10.
Conclusion: The option to Pick and Roll is still there from last year and passing a breeze, so is shooting. The Dynamic DNA is still available this year although I haven't activated mine but for those that used it last year I'm assuming it should be similar.
Exciting sim of pro hoops with challenging shooting.
Common Sense Media
1 May 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that NBA Live 10 is a straightforward simulation of the National Basketball Association. As in real life, the arenas feature advertisements and ESPN is prominent in the game.
Excerpt: If I go out and run a mile on the track by myself, I’ll get a decent result (I’m still in pretty good shape), but if I go out and run a mile on the track with someone else who is just a bit faster than me, pushing me to go faster the entire way, I’ll get a much better result.
Conclusion: can be very complicated on-the-fly, and initially many gamers may find themselves frustrated learning the complexities of making lay-ups instead of thunder-dunking down the lane effectively.
Excerpt: Before we start, let me make one thing clear – I’m relatively new to the NBA Live franchise, unless you count the beginnings of the series with EA’s Megadrive/Genesis basketball titles, that is.
Excerpt: Unlike the NFL license, the NBA isn’t exclusive to one publisher. 2K Sports has NBA 2K10, Sony released NBA 2010: The Inside and Electronic Arts shipped out NBA Live 10 . It’s a difficult job for a gamer to figure out which basketball title is worth their time, especially if there are three of them...