Archive for the ‘NBA 2K’ Category
  • How the Warriors would fare against the 95-96 Bulls according to NBA 2K17
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    Posted June 16th, 2017 at 2:30 pm 1 Comment »
    After a remarkable run through the playoffs decimating all competition the Golden State Warriors are being looked at as one of the best teams of all-time. But what would happen if they came up against the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who are widely considered to be the best ever? In the piece put together for Sporting News 50 total series simulations were run between the two teams. According to NBA 2K17's simulation engine - which has proven reliable in the past including predicting the Warrior...
  • Xbox Game Pass subscription service has launched and includes some sports games
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    Posted May 24th, 2017 at 7:30 am 16 Comments »
    Microsoft today launched Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that includes unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and backwards compatible games. Xbox Game Pass is $10 a month and all those with Xbox Live Gold get to start with a free 14 day trial. The sports games available through the service at launch are NBA 2K16, The Golf Club, and Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings. 2K17 could get added in the months ahead. Other high profile franchises like Gears of War, Bioshock, and Halo are ...
  • Special editions and pre-order bonuses revealed for NBA 2K18
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    Posted May 8th, 2017 at 9:30 am 43 Comments »
    Shaquille O'Neal will be featured on the cover of two special editions for NBA 2K18. The "Legend Edition" will go for $100 and the "Legend Edition Gold" for $150. Whether it will be worth shelling out the extra cash for those will depend on whether one plans to purchase VC during the year and their love of Shaq. 2K18 will be releasing on September 15 for all those who pre-order. Legend Edition ($100) 100,000 in VC ($25 worth), 20 total MyTeam Packs (digital), Shaq Attaq shoes (digital), ...
  • 17 NBA teams will have 2K eSports franchises when league debuts in 2018
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    Posted May 4th, 2017 at 10:30 am 5 Comments »
    The NBA and publisher 2K Sports announced an eSports initiative back in February that will involve the league teaming up with the NBA 2K video game in the competitive gaming space. NBA teams will have their own NBA 2K franchises, made up of 5 players using their MyPlayers, as they go through a league-like regular season and postseason structure. 17 teams will be ready to go for the inaugural NBA 2K eLeague season in 2018.  (more…)...
  • Get $20 worth of VC and card pack free for NBA 2K17 with Prime
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    Posted April 25th, 2017 at 10:30 am 2 Comments »
    One of the perks of Twitch Prime - which is part of the same Amazon Prime subscription that includes free 2-day shipping, 20% off pre-ordered video games, streaming video and music and much more - is free in-game 'loot' given out every month for various games. For the first time a major sports game has hit that rotation with NBA 2K17 getting free digital content. Those with Prime and the game will receive 75,000 VC and a MyTeam Pack containing a guaranteed Sapphire or Moments card. The VC...
  • Amazon Prime members will get free NBA 2K17 bonuses next week
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    Posted April 20th, 2017 at 9:30 am 4 Comments »
    When Amazon purchased Twitch in 2014 it was only a matter of time before the two websites became linked and that happened last year. One of the lesser-known benefits of the Prime subscription service is what's referred to as 'Twitch Prime' which eliminates advertisements when watching streams and provides a free channel subscription each month. It'll now also offer something extra for those with NBA 2K17. Beginning Tuesday, April 25 those with Prime will receive 75,000 VC and a MyTeam ...
  • Playoffs begin with three-way tie for second best player in NBA 2K17
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    Posted April 18th, 2017 at 10:15 am 3 Comments »
    A major roster update went out earlier today in NBA 2K17 that includes significant ratings movement. It was just last month that James Harden was able to climb his way to the second best rating in NBA 2K17. A year ago at this time Harden was rated 89 and he began this season at 90. His main competition for MVP have now joined him at 96 Overall. Both Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard have gone up a point to match him at 96. LeBron James remains the highest rated player with an Overall of...
  • NBA 2K17 gets a gameplay patch just in time for the Playoffs
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    Posted April 7th, 2017 at 9:00 am 8 Comments »
    It's late in the season to be getting patches but another has just landed for NBA 2K17. As the 10th patch of substance for the game this one is primarily focused on improving gameplay. 2K17 has suffered from some gameplay issues including serious problems with defensive AI that were never really addressed through the post-release support until now. Other areas worked on relate to dribble moves, problematic animations, and off-ball contact. ♦Improvements to double team logic for more a...
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