Archive for the ‘NBA 2K’ Category
  • MyLeague and MyGM details for NBA 2K19
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    Posted August 2nd, 2018 at 4:00 pm No Comments
    In what's become a trend for the series, the first information on the upcoming NBA 2K games centers on its set of franchise modes. It's leading with a strength, albeit one that isn't always seen as the most marketable aspect of sports games. Today 2K Sports revealed the details on MyLeague and MyGM for NBA 2K19 and as fans have become accustomed to, it's a wealth of new features and added depth that are unmatched in the genre. 2K19 will finally include a true online franchise as MyLeague ...
  • NBA Playgrounds 2 will now be published by 2K Sports
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    Posted July 24th, 2018 at 7:15 am No Comments
    When NBA Playgrounds 2 was delayed just five days before it was set to release back in May, one of the most plausible theories was that developer Saber Interactive was being acquired by Take Two/2K Sports. Two months passed without a single word from the team behind the game which made it likely that the silence was due to some form of private discussions taking place. Today we found out that the reality is along those lines as the arcade series is now going to be published by 2K Sports and ...
  • Press Row Podcast: First NBA 2K19 news and Super Mega Baseball 2 interview
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    Posted June 8th, 2018 at 7:00 am No Comments
    Before the avalanche of news comes from EA Play and E3 the latest developments in the sports gaming world are discussed in this episode of the Press Row Podcast. Among those topics are NBA 2K19's reveal of the 20th Anniversary Edition (strangely for its 19th year) and who will find the $100 package worth buying, plus Terrell Owens, cover athlete for the Hall of Fame Edition of Madden NFL 19, has decided not to attend the enshrinement ceremony and how that could affect EA Sports' marketing pl...
  • NBA 2K19’s $100 special edition will feature LeBron James on the cover
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    Posted June 5th, 2018 at 6:00 am No Comments
    2K Sports today announced that LeBron James will appear on the cover of NBA 2K19's 20th Anniversary Edition. The special edition will release on Friday, September 7 for $100. Those who would rather get the standard $60 version will be forced to wait until Tuesday, September 11. This will be the 20th game released in the series with the first one having come out in 1999. NBA 2K10 was framed as the 10th Anniversary, for the 10 years of NBA 2K, but here with 2K19 for whatever reason it's be...
  • NBA Finals predicted by NBA 2K18
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    Posted May 31st, 2018 at 8:00 am No Comments
    Traditionally 2K Sports has revealed the cover athlete with a teaser trailer for the upcoming NBA 2K game alongside the start of the NBA Finals. It's unclear if that will be happening yet again this year but in the meantime a look ahead to the Finals with 2K18 which believes the Warriors have even a better chance of bringing home the title to the bay than oddsmakers suggest. Check out the full details of the data pulled from over 60 simulations of the NBA Finals in the piece on Sporting N...
  • The NBA 2K League got off to a very slow start
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    Posted May 7th, 2018 at 3:30 pm No Comments
    After a year-and-a-half of build-up and a big promotional push from the NBA with assists from the likes of ESPN, the NBA 2K League began play last week with a $100,000 prize pool tournament but very few bothered to tune in. Check out the extensive piece written for Sporting News on the numbers it generated and analysis of the gameplay and presentation. Millions of dollars are being spent with no immediate return and only the hope that it will grow into a profitable venture. Sports games a...
  • 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...