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The Internet is abuzz with backlash over the bug-heavy releases of
both NBA basketball games, particularly NBA 2K10. Many sports gamers
have dusted off their pitchforks
over the shoddy work, and the company responses have been swift. Visual
Concepts announced a patch to fix the most egregious issues with 2K10
is due any day now, and EA Sports announced today
that an NBA Live patch is available for download as we speak. Hopefully
the patches bring the games up to speed, because both can be fun games when they're not suffering through wack glitches. Sit back and enjoy some game development bloopers worthy of the Washington Generals.
Think sports fans aren’t geeks? Quit kidding yourself. If you spend your free time tracking the statistical minutiae of third down conversion percentages, buying fantasy football strategy guides, and breaking down the pros and cons of stacking nine men in the box against a running back in Madden, you have a lot more in common with D&D players than you think. Nowhere is this more personified than the franchise mode, a staple of modern sports games.
I love writing for magazines because the monthly format allows us to delve deeper into topics that blogs and websites typically touch upon as they happen and henceforth abandon. But one of the big drawbacks to the print world is the page count