NBA Live 97

Critic Score User Score
SEGA Saturn
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0.9
SNES
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DOS
87
2.6
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Description

NBA Live 97 is a basketball game with an emphasis on realism. You can choose from all of the NBA teams, create a team with players you create yourself, or choose a team formed by the All-Star players of the east or West coasts. When you create a player yourself you can customize the player to a high degree. There are over 60 offensive and 10 defensive set-ups. Match options include an exhibition match, a whole season or the playoffs.

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NBA Live 97 SNES Instant Replay
NBA Live 97 SNES Scores after 1st quarter
NBA Live 97 Genesis Suspenseful situation...
NBA Live 97 SNES 1st quarter statistics

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Critic Reviews

High Score DOS Mar, 1997 5 out of 5 100
Privat Computer PC Windows 1997 94 out of 100 94
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb, 1997 93 out of 100 93
Hobby Consolas Genesis Dec, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Dec, 1996 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Genesis Jan, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Joker DOS Feb, 1997 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot PlayStation Dec 01, 1996 8.2 out of 10 82
Mega Fun PlayStation Jan, 1997 81 out of 100 81
PC Player (Germany) Windows Feb, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

Cover

The cover features shooting guard Mitch Richmond, at the time playing for the Sacramento Kings.

Cut content

The "shot control" feature detailed on page 10 of the manual is not featured in the game. It was stated by Electronic Arts that this was removed from the final version but the reason remains unknown.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • May 1997 (Issue #154) – Sports Game of the Year
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