Archive for the ‘NBA 2K’ Category
  • Patch for NBA 2K18 delivers some art updates
    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
    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
    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...
  • Press Row Podcast: Diving deep into NBA 2K18
    Posted November 25th, 2017 at 9:00 am 3 Comments »
    We welcome Scott O’Gallagher from the NBA 2K development team back to the show this week! Along with host Rich Grisham, Scott explores NBA 2K18‘s gameplay, including ‘chalkboard’ sessions to help players understand what’s happening on the court – and why. They also discuss the game’s push into eSports, how different segments of fans look for widely varying experiences​, and what the transition from support from ‘yearly’ to ‘always’ has meant to the NBA 2K crew. Che...
  • The faster loading times from Xbox One X may be its most important advantage
    Posted November 8th, 2017 at 12:30 pm 10 Comments »
    While the main selling point of the Xbox One X is the ability to showcase games in native 4K and HDR there are several other benefits that will be seen by playing games on the new more powerful system. Focusing just on the loading time improvements they are significant, given the number of times a game is loaded up and into over the course of its lifespan.  (more…)...
  • Details on latest significant patch for NBA 2K18 impacting many areas of the game
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 at 9:00 am 12 Comments »
    The third major patch for NBA 2K18 has released on PlayStation 4 and will be coming to Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch in the coming days. 2K18's first patch of real substance released at the end of September and addressed a framerate problem following timeouts and made attribute ratings visible when purchasing upgrades in MyCareer. The second patch was more wide-ranging, heavily affecting gameplay and all the various modes. This new update prepares the game for the Xbox One X with 4K...
  • NBA 2K18 tops sales in absurdly competitive sports gaming month
    Posted October 24th, 2017 at 9:00 am 20 Comments »
    Sales results for September in North America are out via NPD and the sports games made their presence felt as they do every year. In a month with ridiculous competition within the genre NBA 2K18 finished second, Madden NFL 18 right behind it in third, FIFA 18 came in fourth, and NHL 18 was eighth. NBA Live 18 also made an appearance at #17.  (more…)...
  • Which franchise will come out on top in an NBA 2K18 all-time tournament?
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 at 2:15 pm 8 Comments »
    There isn't much debate over the best NBA team in history, and even the NBA 2K franchise has consistently confirmed that team as the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. What about the best team that every franchise could field from their past though? I'll be determining that with the 30 all-time teams for each current franchise in NBA 2K18 over the coming weeks with a tournament made up of seven game series. Check out the first piece that went up today at Sporting News that sets the stage! The Los...