Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category
  • New system for calculating player ratings implemented for NBA 2K16
    Posted August 27th, 2015 at 7:15 am 4 Comments »
    2K Sports has slowly started to trickle out ratings for NBA 2K16, and while Kevin Durant is the only real noteworthy one at this point there is a considerable shift in how the ratings are being calculated this year to discuss in the meantime. Essentially, rather than having 99 Ratings reflect the best in the league at the present time, a 99 now represents the best in the history of the league.  (more…)...
  • Demo for NBA Live 16 gives the game a stage to itself on September 15
    Posted August 26th, 2015 at 4:15 pm 12 Comments »
    EA Sports recently announced that NBA Live 16 will be getting a demo on Xbox One and Playstation 4 on Tuesday, September 15. The info on the demo was originally revealed along with all the news on the Live Pro-Am mode. Alongside all the features of LIVE Pro-Am, you can also check out exhibition style play in Tip Off with six NBA teams (Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers), and the Learn LIVE tutorial...
  • MyCareer Mode is growing up in NBA 2K16
    Posted August 25th, 2015 at 12:30 pm 13 Comments »
    When Spike Lee was brought on to write and direct the MyCareer Mode story for NBA 2K16, many wondered what kind of influence he would have in a game that has to have widespread appeal to various demographics which includes children. Would the story end up that much grittier than those found in the first two years of the mode? The first indication of that being yes came when the ESRB rated it E10+ for the first time ever as opposed to the usual E. Now the ESRB has revealed the reasoning fo...
  • First extended gameplay trailer for NBA 2K16
    Posted August 24th, 2015 at 8:00 am 20 Comments »
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video 2K Sports today released the first gameplay trailer for NBA 2K16. The game this year features a MyCareer Mode story written and directed by Spike Lee, the new Pro-Am online mode, MyLeague Online and team relocation in MyGM and MyLeague, the limited return of colleges, and those who pre-order it will get it on September 25....
  • More Classic Teams announced for NBA 2K16
    Posted August 20th, 2015 at 5:15 pm 16 Comments »
    2K Sports continues to trickle out announcements regarding new Classic Teams for NBA 2K16. There are 12 in total, and now 7 of them have been revealed. The 2003-04 Detroit Pistons prevailed over the Lakers 4-1 to win the NBA Championship. The roster features a starting lineup of Richard Hamilton, Chauncey Billups, Ben Wallace, Rasheed Wallace, and Tayshaun Prince. The 2007-08 Houston Rockets were knocked out in the first round but are remembered for a 22 game win streak during the r...
  • Details on all that’s coming to MyGM and MyLeague with NBA 2K16
    Posted August 19th, 2015 at 12:15 pm 17 Comments »
    Up until now, most of what has been learned about NBA 2K16 have come from leaks, and with just over a month now until the game releases 2K Sports is reaching the point where they'll be announcing and expanding on details related to those previously discovered features. First up was the info on the 2K Pro-Am and now attention turns to franchise modes with MyGM and the introduction of MyLeague Online. MyLeague Online takes what was a highly customizable offline franchise that debuted in...
  • Which Pro-Am from the upcoming NBA games is the most intriguing?
    Posted August 18th, 2015 at 11:15 am 8 Comments »
    NBA 2K16 and NBA Live 16 don't share a lot in common in terms of the modes they'll be offering up, but they do have one that is not just similar in nature but share the same name: Pro-Am. The 2K Pro-Am takes the place of last year's Jordan Rec Center, and continues with 5-on-5 (every player can be controlled by a different user or some spots taken by CPU) and NBA rules. Leaderboards and matchmaking have been added - no more time wasted waiting in "Got Next" spots! However the biggest new...
  • Live Pro-Am announced for NBA Live 16; Part of mid-September demo
    Posted August 13th, 2015 at 8:30 am 29 Comments »
    It may be coming one year too late to take full advantage of an opening presented by the competition, which will now be offering up a similar mode by the very same name late next month, but the announcement of Live Pro-Am for NBA Live 16 is a significant one. The Pro-Am encompasses two different modes: Live Run and Summer Circuit. EA Sports had been hinting at Live Run making a comeback since June. It returns six years after it was a popular mode of play in NBA Live 10. Unlike adidas Live...
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