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  • Blog Post: NBA 2K14 Predicts Where LeBron James Will Take His Talents

    Right now, ESPN and sports blogs across the nation are dedicating ridiculous amounts of time speculating where LeBron James ends up playing next year. After opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat, which some see as a power play move to get Heat owner Mickey Arison to open up his pocket book and... More
  • Blog Post: NBA Live 15 Goes Head-To-Head With NBA 2K15 On October 7

    EA Sports has announced that NBA Live 15 will be going toe-to-toe with heavyweight rival NBA 2K15. Both titles will launch on the first Tuesday in October, and NBA Live 15’s executive producer knows his team has a lot to prove. In a post on the EA Sports website, Sean O’Brien says that his... More
  • Blog Post: League MVP Kevin Durant Named NBA 2K15 Cover Athlete

    After wresting away the league MVP trophy from four-time winner LeBron James, Kevin Durant is taking his place on the cover of the next 2K Sports hoops effort. The timing for this announcement couldn't be better for 2K Sports. Earlier today Durant won his first MVP award after leading the NBA in... More
  • Blog Post: New NBA 2K14 Patch Going Through The Approval Process

    A new patch for NBA 2K14, which has been experiencing myriad online issues since release , is currently going through the approval process. Chris Manning, community manager for NBA 2K, tweeted last night about the game's fourth patch. It addresses an issue with the Xbox One version of the game periodically... More
  • Blog Post: Kyrie Irving To Grace The Cover Of NBA Live 14…Hopefully

    EA Sports is giving its embattled NBA franchise another go, and has announced that Cleveland Cavaliers star point guard Kyrie Irving will be its cover athlete.[Exerpt] “We couldn’t imagine a better cover athlete for our game than the dynamic, explosive Kyrie Irving,” said Daryl Holt... More
  • Blog Post: NBA 2K13 Cryptically Breaks The Series' Sales Records

    Publisher 2K Sports announced today that the latest installment in its NBA 2K basketball series has broken first-week sales records for the franchise. The game sold 49 percent more copies than its previous record-holder, NBA 2K11. Don't bother asking for specific sales figures, though. The only other... More
  • Blog Post: Looking For Our NBA 2K13 Review?

    Today is October 2, which means two things to NBA fans. One, training camp officially starts for teams around the league. Two, NBA 2K13 hits store shelves. So where is our review? I've played the game a great deal of hours over the past two weeks, but given the online debacle from last year's... More
  • Blog Post: EA Sports Cancels NBA Live 13

    Another hoisted shot, another clank off the rim for the embattled NBA franchise from EA Sports. Today Game Informer learned from multiple sources that EA has canceled NBA Live 13. This marks yet another blow to EA's efforts to make a competitive NBA basketball game. In 2010, EA cancelled NBA Elite... More
  • Blog Post: NBA 2K13 Demo Now Available

    Can't wait another week to play NBA 2K13? 2K Sports released a demo of the game for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 a week before its release date. The demo takes players back to last year's Finals with Oklahoma City Thunder against the Miami Heat. The demo is one five-minute quarter and you can select... More
  • Blog Post: Scottie Pippen Rejoins The Dream Team In NBA 2K13 After All

    When 2K Sports told me they finally landed Charles Barkley for NBA 2K13 with the help of Jay-Z, the fantasy of pitting the Dream Team against the current iteration of Team USA to see which team would emerge victorious was inescapable. But when I first looked the screenshot of the Dream Team, something... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Dribble To The Rhythm In NBA Baller Beats

    Just when you thought the music genre was running out of ideas, Majesco unveiled a bizarre NBA-licensed entry for the Kinect. While at a glance it may look like a simple dribble coaching game, NBA Baller Beats is a music game at heart, combining the musical precision of games like Rock Band with a physical... More
  • Blog Post: Weirdo Giants Pitcher Brian Wilson Sings The Praises of Larry Bird In NBA 2K12 Video

    The San Francisco Giants' Brian Wilson isn't just a great relief pitcher, he's also one of the oddest dudes in the world. In this new video singing the praises of the 1986 Celtics, Wilson expounds on his love of Larry Bird…and shows off some extremely short shorts. As you will see... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Dribbling Its Own Basketball

    2K Sports' NBA 2K franchise may be the king, but unlike the NFL, the NBA isn't afraid to spread its license around. Majesco has announced that it is readying an NBA title for release in the spring of next year. The company has provided little info about the venture, other than to say that it's... More
  • Blog Post: NBA Renews Multi-Publisher Licensing Deal

    While we all wait to see which pair of teams make the NBA finals, the league has already endorsed two off-the-court foes. The NBA has renewed its contracts with both 2K Sports and EA Sports for future basketball titles. No terms of the deal were given, but in the league's press release, it does mention... More
  • Blog Post: What's Next for NBA Elite?

    It was a huge move when EA Sports announced that it was canceling the 2010 release of NBA Elite. What's next for the game? Everything and anything. At today's Season Opener event, Dean Richards, the EA Sports general manager who oversees basketball (among other sports) said that everything was... More
  • Blog Post: NBA 2K11 Slam Dunks Nearly Four Million In Sales

    2K Sports and Visual Concepts found a new recipe for raking in cash money: Build around the greatest basketball player of all time, and have your rival bow out of the competition early. With Michael Jordan gracing the cover of NBA 2K11 and EA Sports canning the NBA Elite disaster , 2K reports its latest... More
  • Blog Post: Another Former College Athlete Sues EA And NCAA Over Likeness

    Bobby Maze, a former NCAA basketball player for Tennessee, has brought a suit against EA Sports and the NCAA in a California federal court. He claims that EA and NCAA used his likeness in EA's NCAA basketball series. While no actual player names are used in NCAA sports games, EA does present very... More
  • Blog Post: NBA Jam Release Dates Confirmed For PS3, 360

    EA Sports finally announced the release date for the retail version of NBA Jam on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The jamfest begins on November 17. The original plan was for a streamlined version of the game to ship with NBA Elite 11. Since the hoops sim was postponed indefinitely , EA decided to rush a... More
  • Blog Post: Quick 15: NBA Jam

    Curious about whether or not you'll enjoy the NBA Jam reboot? Check out 15 minutes of the new Remix Tour mode. Watch as we dismantle the the Miami Heat in a 2v2 Remix game, Go head to head with Dr. J in a boss battle, and rattle the backboard against the Atlanta Hawks in the new Smash mode. More
  • Blog Post: Hoops Freek Basketball Sticks Supposedly Help You Make Jump Shots

    Do you enjoy basketball video games, but feel that the standard, thoroughly-researched and time-tested first party analog sticks don't offer you the control you need? Well what if they were taller? That seems to be the mindset behind the Hoops Freek analog add-ons. Made by Kontrol Freek, they're... More
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