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7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 6062 ratings
  1. 10 (1109)
  2. 9 (1415)
  3. 8 (1799)
  4. 7 (846)
  5. 6 (423)
  6. 5 (192)
  7. 4 (83)
  8. 3 (53)
  9. 2 (51)
  10. 1 (91)

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  • User Rating 8.4

    Overall solid game

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by sportfreak_7

    This game, like its predecessors, features dynasty mode, 1 on 1, and many other modes of game-play. The All-Star weekend stuff is fun to play every once in a while, but one mode I believe is lacking i...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Go back to the drawing board EA.

    Rated on December 28, 2005 by O_EMAN_O

    When I played NBA Live 2005, I was in awe of an NBA Live Game for the first time in a long time. 06 disapointed me. Its fast paced yet somewhat followed the rules of physics but still has put me in b...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.9

    Good, just ok..

    Rated on July 19, 2006 by dino316

    Now you know i had to do a review on a game i bought, and basketball is my specialtly. First of all why is D Wade on the cover, it should of been reigning MVP Steve Nash, or maybe NBA champions Tim Du...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.9

    In the end, i think that EA didn't do a good job

    Rated on December 30, 2005 by CoolAznDude92

    Gameplay- This has has gotten better and worse. Adding freestyle super star moves wasn't a bad idea, but see Yao Ming do a behind the back lay-up disturbed me. Free throws still are incredibly easy an...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.6

    Fun for a while but doesn't catch all the goodness of basketball.

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by haloplayer11090

    The only thing about EA sports games is there is only one new feature, an updated roster, and very slightly improved graphics. With NBA live 06 the same applys, the only new thing is the freestyle pla...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    READ THIS!!!!!!

    Rated on January 02, 2006 by robmarini

    NBA live 06 has to be my favorite basketball game yet. It has all the sounds of a real game 8 in gameplay cause its all the same game modes and new thing called free style moves thats the only new th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    its hot but its not as good of broadcasting as 2k6

    Rated on January 02, 2006 by xxbbooxxx

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  • User Rating 8.4

    A good game for those who just want to play basketball...

    Rated on January 09, 2006 by XpertGamer09

    This is a great game if all you want to do is play basketball. I haven't played any of the past Live games but by playing this one it's definately a good game. It's a great game to play with friends o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.3

    Very unrealistic but diffenitly not a bad game

    Rated on January 16, 2006 by Renagade_Relish

    First off this game is very unrealistic. Okay now that thats out of the way i can tell you what makes it good and bad. Gameplay: The first new thing is the freestyle moves. Now you can p...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    Lots of fun, but leaves you hoping that 07 is much improved...

    Rated on August 22, 2006 by bball_freak_2

    This game was actually a lot of fun, and it stayed in my xbox for over 4 months. I pop it in every so often these days when i feel like a break from madden and oddworld:SW . The player graphics are a ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.