Archive for the ‘NBA 2K’ Category
  • NBA 2K18 roster update and playoff predictions
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    Posted April 14th, 2018 at 10:45 am No Comments
    The NBA Playoffs tip-off today and coinciding is the latest roster update for NBA 2K18. Notables on the move include Giannis Antetokounmpo (-1 to 94), DeMar DeRozan (-1 to 89), Andre Drummond (-1 to 87), Bradley Beal (-1 to 87), Al Horford (+1 to 86), Rudy Gobert (-1 to 86), Clint Capela (-1 to 86), Hassan Whiteside (-1 to 86), Ben Simmons (+1 to 85), Blake Griffin (-1 to 85), Donovan Mitchell (+1 to 84) and Carmelo Anthony (-1 to 80). NBA 2K's simulation engine has proven itself adept at...
  • With the NBA 2K League draft complete, we’re one step closer to finding out whether an esports audience exists for sports games
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    Posted April 5th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments
    It's no secret that sports video games have struggled to gain any traction in esports. Competing against and being compared to the real world sports they attempt to simulate, and video game tactics taking precedence over real strategy and coaching decisions, have resulted in general apathy and broadcasts with low viewership numbers. Millions of dollars are being poured into esports initiatives for games like Madden which draw only a few thousand viewers while games like Fortnite have organic...
  • NBA 2K18 breaks sales and revenue records for the series
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    Posted February 7th, 2018 at 4:45 pm 19 Comments
    Take Two today revealed financial details from Q3 2018 and that included record numbers for NBA 2K18. The company saw growth in both total net revenue and digitally-delivered net revenue over the same quarter in the previous fiscal year. NBA 2K18 was a big driver in both areas (digital up 30%) along with the Grand Theft Auto titles. Last year for NBA 2K17 it was a figure of 8.5 million touted by Take Two for that release quarter which turned out to be a "shipped" number instead of a "sol...
  • All-Star teams, jerseys, and court have all been added to NBA 2K18
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    Posted February 5th, 2018 at 9:00 am 6 Comments
    It took over a week following the finalization of the rosters for this year's All-Star Game for the update to be made in NBA 2K18 but that has now been completed. Those rosters, along with the official 2018 ASG court and jerseys, can currently be found in 2K18. This year there's no East vs West but rather teams drafted from the pool of All-Stars by the top vote-getters in Stephen Curry and LeBron James. The jerseys are also unique prominently featuring the respective team logos of each pl...
  • Nike City Edition jerseys added to NBA 2K18
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    Posted December 29th, 2017 at 12:15 pm 4 Comments
    The NBA revealed the new Nike City Edition jerseys on Wednesday, NBA Live 18 got them in yesterday, and now NBA 2K18 has added most of the City jerseys to the game through a roster update. Four teams - the Heat, Knicks, Raptors and Rockets - are missing from the group however. In mid-December 2K18 mistakenly leaked all 30 of the new uniforms before quickly removing them until the teams could reveal them officially.  (more…)...
  • Patch for NBA 2K18 delivers some art updates
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    Posted December 20th, 2017 at 4:15 pm 5 Comments
    The fifth patch of substance for NBA 2K18 has released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and is scheduled to arrive soon on both Nintendo Switch and PC. This latest one fixes Michael Jordan's tongue which was broken by the last patch, has updated the hair styles for several players, and implements a series of miscellaneous fixes.  (more…)...
  • Policing of user-created content in NBA 2K18 was an inevitability
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    Posted December 8th, 2017 at 9:45 am 5 Comments
    When publishers provide the ability for consumers to customize elements in their video games and share it with others they become vulnerable to legal action should they not closely monitor it for any inappropriate content or trademark violations and respond to takedown requests from rights holders. That makes what is happening right now in NBA 2K18 a predictable outcome, as Kotaku reports that players of the game are expressing frustration over the removal of user-created t-shirts that featu...
  • Details on the latest patch for NBA 2K18
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    Posted November 28th, 2017 at 11:15 am 5 Comments
    The fourth patch of substance released early this week for NBA 2K18, with the fixes provided relatively minor in comparison to previous updates for the game. Those earlier patches had a number of critical fixes and heavily affected gameplay and various modes while this latest one has just a few miscellaneous areas touched upon. One of the changes relates to Michael Jordan's tongue, which unfortunately has ended up like this despite being said to have been made more "Mike-like." (more&hell...
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