Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category
  • NBA 2K17’s all-time college rosters and why you probably don’t want to buy
    Posted September 19th, 2016 at 4:00 pm 17 Comments »
    2K Sports released the rosters with all-time greats from the 10 licensed universities in NBA 2K17 over the weekend. For $15 as a bundle, which is nearly 1/3 of the price buying the game through Amazon or Best Buy with their membership programs or a quarter of the full price, expectations would naturally be pretty high for what the downloadable content provides. Unfortunately it's something that even big fans of these programs are likely to find inadequate. Full rosters of the 10 colleges ...
  • College teams with all-time great rosters now available to buy in NBA 2K17
    Posted September 17th, 2016 at 10:15 am 18 Comments »
    The all-time teams for the 10 licensed universities found in NBA 2K17 can now be purchased with a bundle containing the full set for $15 or separately for $2 each. Get the teams through the respective console stores or online for PS4 here and XB1 here. The colleges in 2K17 are Arizona, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, Oklahoma, UConn, and Wake Forest. Included are their uniforms and stadiums but the teams can only be used in Play Now games. The r...
  • The start of NBA 2K17’s story mode is now available to download
    Posted September 8th, 2016 at 9:45 pm 20 Comments »
    Get an early jump on MyCareer in NBA 2K17 by downloading "The Prelude" now for free on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. The early portion of the game's story mode features the period when the character is in college. 2K17 has 10 licensed universities: Arizona, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, Oklahoma, UConn and Wake Forest. The Prelude also includes the new "2KU" tutorial and MyPlayer creation and customization. The mobile companion app MyNBA2K17 ...
  • NBA 2K17’s Dynamic Commentary Booth
    Posted September 8th, 2016 at 10:45 am 22 Comments »
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video 2K Sports is now pushing through their official reveals of a number of features that were leaked earlier, and today's focus is on the new dynamic commentary booth which includes 11 different personalities that will change on a game-to-game basis. New for this year are the likes of Chris Webber, Steve Smith, Brent Barry, Doris Burke, and David Aldridge who'll play different roles alongside Kevin Harlan. The new video also provides a look at real coa...
  • NBA 2K17 features authentic arena audio for all 30 teams
    Posted September 6th, 2016 at 4:45 pm 5 Comments »
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video 2K Sports released a new video today promoting one of the features for NBA 2K17 that was leaked early last week. The development team traveled to all 30 arenas to record audio that would make each venue feel authentic and unique. The beginning of the story mode known as "The Prelude" will be out for free on Friday. Amazon Prime members can still pre-order any version of NBA 2K17 and get 20% off....
  • The top rated players in NBA 2K17
    Posted September 6th, 2016 at 8:45 am 9 Comments »
    The full ratings for the entirety of the league in NBA 2K17 are out and LeBron James is back on top after surrendering that claim last season to back-to-back MVP Stephen Curry. Check out the Sporting News piece for all the players rated 88 and above. Though he is no longer the top rated player Curry's unbelievable performance during the regular season last year did have a big influence on the game. A new shooting category of "Contested" has been added. The developers had a difficult time ...
  • NBA 2K17 MyCareer story focuses more on basketball and co-stars Michael B. Jordan
    Posted September 2nd, 2016 at 9:00 am 26 Comments »
    Last year the story mode in NBA 2K16 that was written and directed by Spike Lee lacked interactivity as the user was essentially just a passenger observing a movie. Almost everyone agreed that MyCareer got significantly better once that story actually ended following the rookie season. One fundamental change is being made with the mode for 2K17 with that in mind. The focuses shifts back more to basketball rather than dealing with unrelated personalities. The theme of the "dynamic duo" i...
  • Breakdown of gameplay improvements for NBA 2K17
    Posted September 1st, 2016 at 8:45 am 12 Comments »
    One week from tomorrow consumers will be playing The Prelude, a collegiate-portion of the MyCareer story mode, and two weeks out is the full release of NBA 2K17. 2K Sports has finally started to reveal the actual improvements made for the game, and today Mike Wang (gameplay director for the NBA 2K series) posted an incredibly extensive blog detailing everything that's been done to gameplay in 2K17 and the logic behind it all. The key themes found in the the work that has gone into gamepla...
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