Well, gamers, October is almost over, and a lot of games have come and gone. As always, though, there were many surprise hits that flew under the radar. Yet for sports fans, October isn’t over yet. EA’s highly anticipated NBA Live 15 for Xbox One and Playstation 4 drops this Tuesday and will either prove to be a great addition for the NBA Live series or will crash and burn with a disappointing review and a lackluster game.
2K Sports has finally fixed some of the biggest issues NBA 2K15 has had since launch. The new patch is now live for download for the Xbox One (945 MB) and the PlayStation 4 (940 MB). The patch was released for PC last week. The new fixes include a large number of improvements and overall fixes to MyGM, MyLeague, MyTeam, face scanning, animations and most importantly, gameplay.
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A recent article highlighted 44 new details on NBA 2K15. They talk about everything from MyLeague, MyCareer, presentation, 2K Heroes mode, and a lot of other things. After sitting down with senior producer Rob Jones in their interview, Game Informer discussed what they played of NBA 2K15 and what they learned from Jones. Below are some of the key features that I feel stick out the most in each category. These new details may make 2K15 one of the best sports games to come out in 2014.
Last year, 2k Sports released NBA 2k14 with a new in-game engine and a story mode for your MyPlayer in MyCareer mode. They also included an old feature called real voices. With real voices, certain players and coaches from NBA teams would conduct pre-game and end of game interviews on the side lines, but the voices were not implemented into the MyCareer mode at all with the exception of cover athlete Lebron James.
Being a gamer for several ages, I have always had a thing for sports titles – specifically football and basketball. Growing up in the 90’s, NBA Live was king of the B-ball courts. That was until the new kid on the block, 2K Sports decided to make a basketball game for the Sega Dreamcast. Ever since then, its been heavy competition between the two. Over the past few years it has been clear that 2K has brought the simulation of basketball more so than Live and it shows in the community which has grown tremendously. This is something that NBA Live just has not been able to do over the years and most gamers want EA developers to ditch the arcade play style and adapt to a growing need for a better simulation. After years of being absent from the realm of basketball, did NBA Live 14 carry on the legacy for best basketball game? Or did 2K14’s next generation debut step up and prove why they are the best developers currently making sports games?
We Got Hoodwinked!
Attention NBA 2K14 and 2K Sports Fans – October 1st is approaching, but for some reason I’m not excited at all about it. 2K Sports has dropped the ball with the details of the NBA 2K14 Crew Mode. Many die hard fans are disappointed and feel down right hoodwinked with what 2K Sports has taken so long to bring back into the series. As a fan of the franchise, I am also feeling slightly uneasy about the huge changes they have made to the most requested mode in 2K Sports history. 2K Sports excited its fans about a highly anticipated game mode, but deflated all of the possibilities most had hoped for in one fell swoop.