i have seen the reviews, looking for more first hand perspective on which one is usually better to pick up. I am not a hardcore basketball gamer so keep that in mind as well.
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play both demos. Most people would say nba2k(and most of them ahvent even played both,they just take 2k8 because it had betetr reveiws or they ahvent played either and say that) I preferred NBa Live 08. The controls and graphics are better on live 08 also. So try the demosMassiveKaos
BS... I went with Live this year because i was getting bored of NBA 2k, but it was a bad mistake. I think both Live and 2K this year did pretty bad. Live was better then last years and 2k was worst then last years ,BUT overall 2K is still the better game. Live will frustrate you unless you adjust 99% of the sliders or Vince Carter will have a 25/25 game against you with 15 shots being 3 pt and the other 10 unstoppable dunks. The graphics in Live are far superior though but the very slow and terrible animated passes will frustrate you as well as the dunkfest that happens do to the inability to defend. You can be right on somebody playing them as hard as you can and the allstars(including people like Ben Wallace and other big men) will dunk on you at will as if you were a 4 ft kid. It is really frustrating.
NBA live isn't a BAD game its decent with just a few flaws, but those flaws will make you not want to play the game after about a week. NBA 2k has solid animations, great passing, decent visuals, great shooting(NBA live doesn't matter how long you hold the jumpshot button the shot will miss or go in regardless there is no timing involved) and overall it feels like a game of much higher quality. You will not regret this decision if you buy 2K and if you do you will regret it alot less then if you bought NBA live and this coems from someone who owns both. Dont judge NBA 2K by that demo because i did and i regret buying NBA live over 2K even though i regret 2K because i feel as if it was a downgrade from 2K7.
I say NBA 2k8 even though I've owned nba live for years. NBA 2k8 is just more realistic and it actually takes some strategic playing to play at your best (Running sets and etc.) In NBA 2k8, you'll have realistic shooting percentages, scores and etc. I have to play 9-10 minute quarters just to put up a realistic amount of points against the computer. If you like a more arcade type of game, pick live.
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NBA 08 is by far the worst. I got it on accident since NBA 2k8 was sold out. (2k8 was hard to find a few days after release).
[QUOTE="titanium2108"]There is a review here that compares all 3 2008 NBA games for PS3. It's a short review but NBA2K is apparently the worst out of all 3, so I would say get NBA Live.KurupSoldr
LOL Are you serious, thats not you is it?
lmfao @ video thanks for the video man it was great.
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