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NBA Live 08

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
71
2.9
PlayStation 3
72
...
Xbox 360
73
3.0
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Description

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.

Screenshots

NBA Live 08 Windows Player receiving the basketball
NBA Live 08 Windows Dynasty mode
NBA Live 08 Windows Free throw.View from behind.
NBA Live 08 Windows Main title

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The Press Says

PGNx Media Xbox 360 Oct 15, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Age Xbox 360 Oct 19, 2007 B+ 83
Gamernode Xbox 360 Oct 12, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Game Over Online Xbox 360 Nov 26, 2007 78 out of 100 78
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Eurogamer.fr Xbox 360 Oct 18, 2007 7 out of 10 70
IGN Xbox 360 Oct 02, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
Jolt (UK) Windows Nov 28, 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Oct 04, 2007 65 out of 100 65
Console Monster Wii Feb 28, 2008 58 out of 100 58

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Online Servers

Electronic Arts closed the game's online servers for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions on 8th February 2011.
Contributed to by Picard (29417) and Thomas T (217)