NBA LIVE 08 - PlayStation 3

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Overall Customer Rating:
80% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (16 out of 20)

Product Details

  • Developer: Electronic Arts
  • Publisher: EA
  • Platform: PlayStation 3
  • Genre: Sports and Outdoors
  • Release Date: 10/02/2007
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The crowd roars with screaming fans who expect nothing less than your best. Your professional career and reputation as an athlete are on the line. Can you deliver the goods? The pressure of the business and the intensity of the game are all here in NBA Live 08. Packed with all-new steps, go-to moves and shooting mechanics, this latest version of the NBA Live series features even higher levels of on-the-court excitement. Take in every second of the responsive player movements, authentic graphics and complex strategies that portray what it's really like to play in the NBA.

All-new Quickstrike ball handling provides amazingly intuitive gameplay mapped to the right analog stick, so you can take complete control of your game. Drive the ball down the lane or give it up to your teammates as you sport drop-steps, pump fakes and spins like the pro you are. Shot-tracking data helps you size up which players are hot and identify their weaknesses, letting you devise strategies that reduce any chance of defeat. Realistic-looking arenas, team uniforms and even player faces add to the authenticity of each scene. See it all at a smooth 60 frames per second for images that are almost as smooth as your skills. Dunks, layups and even 10-foot jump shots flow with the responsiveness and realism that only NBA Live can produce.

Product Features

Quickstrike ball handling assigns a full repertoire of gameplay mechanics to the right analog stick for unbelievable control

Actual NBA shot-tracking data gives you the stats to size up each player's abilities

Each player has a signature go-to move, such as a patented step-back jumper and a fadeaway with a big leg kick, based on those used by real NBA players

Multiplayer action features 5-on-5 enhanced player spacing and behavior logic, upgraded passing and rebounding mechanics and a two-player interaction engine

Brand-new shooting mechanics feature completely redesigned shot attempts that result in more fluid three-pointers, jump shots, dunks and lay-ups

Next-generation game graphics make every image look incredibly real

Utilizes actual NBA shot data to illuminate areas on the floor where each player will be most effective

Shot-countershot feature enables you to create chains of fakes or strings of combos

60 fps play rate provides smooth transitions from scene to scene

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4.1 (20 Reviews)

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