Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category
  • The complete list of new classic teams for NBA 2K18
    Posted August 23rd, 2017 at 2:45 pm 10 Comments
    The gradual rollout of the 16 new classic teams for NBA 2K18 is now complete, and unfortunately it appears that the two players most fans had hoped for - particularly given the announcement of All-Time teams for each franchise - remain as holdouts. Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller have been absent besides their involvement through the Dream Team in past editions and as a commentator respectively. Barkley has publicly stated he's asked for a donation of a million dollars to the Retired Playe...
  • Many of the new classic teams for NBA 2K18 have been revealed
    Posted August 21st, 2017 at 9:00 am 17 Comments
    Last week 2K Sports began unveiling the 16 classic teams that will be making their debut in NBA 2K18, joining the 45 others that will be carrying over. The first to be announced were the 1996-97 Miami Heat and 1998-99 New York Knicks. 10 more are now known and all of them come from 2001 to as recent as two seasons ago.  (more…)...
  • Draft and Salary Cap modes being added to MyTeam in NBA 2K18
    Posted August 18th, 2017 at 8:30 am 6 Comments
    In recent years the ability to draft a roster on the fly from a pool of players over a number of rounds and take that team into online competition has become popular way to play. Those draft modes are now exclusively found tucked inside the various team-building modes like Ultimate Team and Diamond Dynasty. Draft Champions which is now known as MUT Draft started it all in Madden, FIFA and NHL followed with theirs, and MLB The Show has Battle Royale. Now NBA 2K18 will finally introduce one of...
  • Gameplay improvements for NBA 2K18
    Posted August 17th, 2017 at 6:15 am 20 Comments
    Given the number of core gameplay-related problems that plagued NBA 2K17 it's notable that 2K Sports has come out much earlier than normal with details on what's been done to gameplay for NBA 2K18. Gameplay director Mike Wang has written an extensive developer blog that goes through improvements that include a new motion engine that shifts away from the animation-driven one of the past and a new shooting system, while the effort that's gone into fixing issues related to and enhancing AI will...
  • First new classic teams for NBA 2K18 revealed
    Posted August 16th, 2017 at 8:45 am 14 Comments
    NBA 2K18 will include 16 new classic teams, taking the total to 61, along with All-Time teams for all 30 current franchises. 2K Sports has now revealed the first 2 of those 16 classic teams that will be making their debut in the game. The 1996-97 Miami Heat were the #2 seed in the East with a 61-21 regular season record but failed to reach the NBA Finals, falling in the Eastern Conference Finals in 5 games to the Chicago Bulls. Pat Riley coached a roster that included Tim Hardaway, Alonzo...
  • PRP: Full court press from NBA Live
    Posted August 14th, 2017 at 11:00 am 8 Comments
    From cancellations to poorly received releases, the once proud NBA Live franchise has seen its reputation dissipate entirely at the same time its competition rose to prominence. The upcoming NBA Live 18 however appears ready to reestablish some credibility and strategies ranging from a free demo to a pre-order discount are making it a safer purchase for those open to giving it another chance. In this episode of the Press Row Podcast impressions from the just released demo are discussed as...
  • All-Time teams and many more classic teams to debut in NBA 2K18
    Posted August 11th, 2017 at 2:00 pm 15 Comments
    2K Sports today announced that All-Time teams for the 30 current NBA franchises will be featured in NBA 2K18. With a deep collection of rights to players from the past that have been built up since first being introduced in 2010 the developers have the ability to fill out compelling rosters for most of the teams in the league. The pool of players available for those All-Time teams will be expanding as there will be 16 new classic teams debuting as well. Assuming none of the teams in NBA 2...
  • NBA Live 18 demo available now
    Posted August 11th, 2017 at 9:00 am 16 Comments
    After seven turbulent years for the NBA Live franchise the next edition hopes to return to stability and earn back some credibility. EA Sports is attempting to make NBA Live 18 a safer purchase by offering a demo which can be downloaded now for Xbox One or PlayStation 4, along with the upcoming 10 hour trial on EA Access and a pre-order price of just $40. The demo includes an NBA Finals rematch between the Warriors and Cavaliers but puts even more focus on the new career mode known as The...
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