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Review Scores

VGChartz Score
8.8
                         

Presentation - 8.0
Gameplay - 10
Value - 9.0

Ratings

     

Developer

Visual Concepts

Genre

Sports

Other Versions

PS2, X360, PC

Release Dates

10/07/08 2K Sports
03/26/09 Spike
10/10/08 2K Sports

Community Stats

Owners: 35
Tracked: 0
Wishlist: 0
Now Playing: 1

Summary

Overview

The undisputed NBA franchise is back for its 10th season. Last year, NBA 2K8 was the top selling basketball game on Xbox 360 and the NBA 2K series has been the #1 rated NBA simulation for seven years running. NBA 2K9 is the premier basketball game for serious players, and will deliver the most realistic, stylistic, and feature-rich simulation experience ever available in the NBA 2K franchise – from game play to graphics, presentation and online features.

 

GAMEPLAY FEATURES

Shot Stick Advanced - The revolutionary Shot Stick control system takes it one step further, allowing you to change your shots in mid-air.

Adaptive AI - Adaptive AI will read, react, and adjust in real time to your strategies. Your teammates will initiate cuts, picks, and post-ups based on how you handle the ball, while your opponent modifies strategy to fit the pace of the game.

The Association 2.0 - The BEST just got even better. With NBA.com, you'll have access to all the latest rumors, trades, scores news stories and more, plus new features like Player Personalities, Ambitions, and Player Roles, a plethora of customizable options, and NEW mini-game drills make this is the deepest and most robust Franchise mode on the market.

PRESENTATION FEATURES

2K-HD - Drastically improved facial and skin textures, better uniforms, improved eye movement and more realistic crowd reactions bring the game alive like never before.

All-New Broadcast Team - Analyst Clark Kellogg and sideline reporter Cheryl Miller join color commentator Kevin Harlan to create one of the most knowledgeable broadcast teams in the game.

Better Replays & Cut Scenes - End each quarter with enhanced, multiple angle replay highlights, and be rewarded like never before with all-new, true-to-life celebration sequences after you capture the NBA championship.

ONLINE FEATURES


NBA 2K Online Features - 2K Sports' industry leading online service gets all-new features like 5-on-5 Multiplayer mode with Total Team Control and a new ranking system--from Bench Warmer to Rookie to Pro to Superstar--that shows you how to match up against your opponents.

2K Share - Create, upload, and share rosters, sliders, and even players created with the all-new Player DNA feature. This also includes the newly revamped Reelmaker, where you can now direct your own digital video highlight reels and post them on 2KSports.com or your personal web page for all the world to watch and admire.

-2K

 

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Sales History

Total Sales
0.00m
Japan
0.56m
NA
0.00m
Europe
0.05m
Others
0.62m
Total
1 n/a 63,274 n/a 11,166 74,440
2 n/a 28,473 n/a 5,025 33,498
3 n/a 17,334 n/a 3,059 20,393
4 n/a 14,119 n/a 2,492 16,611
5 n/a 12,237 n/a 2,159 14,396
6 n/a 10,841 n/a 1,913 12,754
7 n/a 11,770 n/a 2,077 13,847
8 n/a 19,772 n/a 3,489 23,261
9 n/a 14,462 n/a 2,552 17,014
10 n/a 20,565 n/a 3,629 24,194

Opinion (10)

metalgearmatt posted 17/04/2009, 08:45
To person below.

Pull down on Right Trigger. Just as your character reaches the peak of his jump, release trigger.
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NicholasCage posted 27/01/2009, 03:27
Someone tell me how to shoot in this game? lol

I suck in demo, if I can actually shoot, I'll buy it. 29.99 in Best Buy
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s-grandi93 posted 18/01/2009, 08:43
best basketball game, heaps good
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Aj_habfan posted 28/12/2008, 08:33
Lol, the other sales will probably have a lifetime total of 10,000.
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s-grandi93 posted 03/12/2008, 11:49
uhhh where are others sales??
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Sephiroth357 posted 18/10/2008, 07:26
Will have to get it!

Have the demo, but I've got quite a list of games on my list, but this doesn't top it.
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