NBA Live 08

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NBA Live 08 is another basketball game released by EA Sports for the 2007-2008 season. The game modes of NBA Live 08 include Quick Play, Season, Playoffs, Dynasty, All-Star Weekend, FIBA World Championship, 1-on-1, and Practice. Commentary is handle by Marv Albert and Steve Kerr. NBA Live 08 has some new features including "Go To Moves", "Hot Spots", "Quick Strike Ballhandling", and "Own the Paint". "Freestyle Superstars" and "X-Factor" from NBA Live 07 have been removed from the game. FIBA World Championship mode includes eight national teams ( Argentina, China, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and the USA ).

NBA Live 08 has updated rosters for the 2007-2008 season. Most NBA players that are playing in the NBA for the 2007-2008 season are in NBA Live 08. The game includes all of today's NBA stars such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Chris Paul, Yao Ming, and Tim Duncan. In addition to the game modes, there's also online play.

In the All-Star Weekend mode there's the Slam-Dunk Contest, the 3-point Shootout, the Rookie vs Sophomore game, and of course, the All-Star game. Dynasty mode, the game's main mode, is 30-year long. Dynasty mode is like Season mode but at the end of each season you get to draft rookies, sign coaches and free agents, scout players and do other things.


NBA Live 08 Windows Free throw.View from behind.
NBA Live 08 Windows Player editing mode
NBA Live 08 Windows Cleveland Cavaliers starting lineup
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The Video Game Critic Xbox 360 Nov 20, 2007 B+ 83
Gaming Target Xbox 360 Nov 08, 2007 7.8 out of 10 78
IGN Xbox 360 Oct 02, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
IGN PlayStation 3 Oct 03, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
Playstation Illustrated PlayStation 2 2007 68 out of 100 68
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Oct 11, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65 PlayStation 2 Nov 21, 2007 60 out of 100 60
Video Game Talk PlayStation 2 Nov 07, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Console Monster Wii Feb 28, 2008 58 out of 100 58
GameSpot Wii Oct 05, 2007 3 out of 10 30


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Electronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions on 8th February 2011.
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