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Average Player Score Based on 3265 ratings
6.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 3265 ratings
  1. 10 (567)
  2. 9 (453)
  3. 8 (772)
  4. 7 (520)
  5. 6 (238)
  6. 5 (131)
  7. 4 (97)
  8. 3 (77)
  9. 2 (77)
  10. 1 (333)

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  • Rating:1

    crap! crap! crap! cheap crap!

    I am a big fan of the series and I get it every year. And every year I look forward to something new, to something that makes this game look and feel realistic. Last year we had "superpowers"...felt like I was ... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:10

    addictive game

    User reviews must adhere to rules found in the Terms of Use agreement. Please keep your language clean and allow the filter to censor out profanity. Follow these guidelines when writing your review. Reviews must be 10... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    EA Sports should've been sued for such a pathetic attempt at a basketball game.

    At the time of this game's release, I hadn't played an NBA game since "NBA Live '05" for the Gamecube. Looking to update to a better looking, updated NBA game for the new season and not having a next-gen console except f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Although it's far from the best, it is surely not bad.

    Sure, graphics are not that good, but that is not the specialty of the Wii. You got to focus on gameplay. I guess there is some bugs, but they are infrequent and you can shake them off your mind in a short time. Controls... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A game where can change Basketball forever.

    NBA Live 08 in my opinion is one of the best in 08. I perfer NBA Live 08 then NBA 2K8. The main part of the game is that you choose your favorite team and play other team thats in the NBA league. You can also play for... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3.5

    The only positive is EA's attempt to port the game to Wii.

    Do i really need a hundred words to describe how awful this game is? I'm a Wii lover I hardly touch my PS3. But not when I play this game. Graphics is so jurassic it makes the Flintstones look like modern cavemen. Gam... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    I have to say something. I have NBA Live 06, it was only 40% Next-Gen by Console standards, & 0% by PC standards.

    I have experience with the NBA Live Franchise. NBA Live 06, & NBA Live 07 was only 40% Next-Gen by Video Game Console standards, & 0% by PC standards. WazUp! The PC gaming community has been complaining about EA Sport... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3.5

    Worst Basketball game EVER!!!

    This was a total waste of $40! I bought this game thinking it would be so amazing with the controls and all the hype about it. I brought it home and started to play and, it sucked. The controls didn't even work properly ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    just plain awful

    Wii is great for a lot of things. Nba live is also great for a lot of things. Unfortunately when you mix them you get a banana and antifreeze sandwich. This collaboration is unholy and awful. Controls, awful. Graphic... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    It's great but not as fun as you thought.

    NBA Live 2008, it got a 7.5 for a reason. It's good for other people's opinion, but others think it sucks. Well I don't. I am a die hard fan of the NBA, I played Nba Live 08, 07, 06 and 2k8. They're all fun. But i pre... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    painful disappointment

    wow... this really feels like a light weight game. The game play itself seems to be a bit in the 06 serious: The good: Toned down stars\ players There's basically 3 ranks of players based on skills regular star a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful