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NBA 2K9 is the latest update in the long running 2K series with the obligatory roster update with the latest NBA stars. The same game modes are still present: Exhibition, Season and Franchise with the same type of gameplay with some tweaks.

One of the newest tweaks is the ability for the player to change their shot's trajectory in mid-air and an advanced AI that reacts to the players performance. Players can also track their players performance, morale and attitude during franchise mode to keep their players happy and content with their place on the team.

There are also new cutscenes for the highlight reels and features online capabilities where players can compete in online leagues or face against another team head-to-head.

Players can also upload their created players along with custom made highlight reels that they can share on their respective online provider (the PS2 version does not feature this mode). Clark Kellogg, Cheryl Miller and Kevin Harlan provide their voice talents to the game.


NBA 2K9 Windows Ingame stastics and a replay while waiting for the game to continue.
NBA 2K9 Windows Meet the Commentators
NBA 2K9 Windows A nice look into the stadium
NBA 2K9 Windows Half-time statistics.

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Gaming Age Xbox 360 Oct 22, 2008 A- 91
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2009 88 out of 100 88 PlayStation 3 Oct 16, 2008 87 out of 100 87 PlayStation 3 Nov 04, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 3 Oct, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online Xbox 360 Nov 03, 2008 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 2008 82 out of 100 82
Cheat Code Central Xbox 360 Oct, 2008 4.1 out of 5 82 Xbox 360 Oct 10, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gameplanet PlayStation 2 Nov 13, 2008 7 out of 10 70


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