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Average Player Score Based on 1323 ratings
7.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 1323 ratings
  1. 10 (270)
  2. 9 (265)
  3. 8 (373)
  4. 7 (196)
  5. 6 (65)
  6. 5 (33)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (15)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (71)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8

    Goodish... Few bugs great Graphics and Gameplay...

    First of all Ill say i was a Big 2k guy until I bought Live and saw the graphics and said to myself I dont care how this game plays It just looks so real... All the great player models are back and better than ever with ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8

    Goodish... Few bugs great Graphics and Gameplay...

    First of all Ill say i was a Big 2k guy until I bought Live and saw the graphics and said to myself I dont care how this game plays It just looks so real... All the great player models are back and better than ever with ... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about NBA Live 09

  • User Rating:7.5

    A great basketball game but with its flaws brings it down a step or two.

    NBA LIVE 09 did not fail to impress me, especially since it was my first basketball sim. From the complex and dynamic seasons to the dunking competitions there is a lot to keep you occupied, with hours worth of gameplay ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1.5

    Fun gameplay + servicable graphics + Crashing problems = Broken game. Can't understand that this crap is on shelves

    Apparently the EA Sports game testers were (again) sleeping behind the wheel. WARNING: THIS GAME IS BROKEN. This is my first NBA Live game in a long time as I had been playing the 2K series but this year saw Live as t... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5

    Improvement.

    NBA Live 09 starts out in the NBA academy when you first decide to pop in the game. The NBA academy is a new feature to this years game it reminds me of the training camp feature in the past madden games. The NBA academy... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5

    NBA Live is back Baby!

    Ok lets face it the coolest thing this year is of course the 365. Now that they have it fixed and we can all enjoy I do have to say that its going to be pretty cool. Now of course this game is not perfect, in fact its f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    Best NBA live to date and most improved basketball videogame.

    I've been a fan of NBA live from SNES to the original PlayStation, but since the PS2 came the 2K series put them (Live series) totally down. Even in the next gen consoles, the NBA 2K series really still lead (up to 2K8).... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5

    NBA LIVE SUCKS.

    NBA LIVE SUCKS. ,I found out u have to PAY 19.99 for the live rosters and DNA.EA is a rip off. How u gonna promote the game without telling people there's a FEE.So we paying 82.00 for THIS!! NOT ME. IF u don't believe me... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    fuk all the haters nba live the best

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    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    it's da besd

    ıts the best nba game ı have ever played . ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja jaja jaj ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja jaja jaj ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja jaja jaj ja ja ja... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8

    Live is back

    Live is getting there.I rented 2K9 it's a good sim but the controls are hit or miss and there are no guides to help you figure them out.Now back to live gameplay is much smoother than any other live. Still has some glitc... Read Full Review

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

    The menu is crap and why couldn't they make it simpler, it writing aren't clear, it hurts me eyes everytime i look at it

    The menu is crap and why couldn't they make it simpler, it writing aren't clear, it hurts me eyes everytime i look at it. Unbelievable,i love nba but the way EA sports is making sport games these days is really crap. wh... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful