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NBA Live 98 offers the player all teams, players and stadiums of the 1998 NBA season. More than 350 faces got scanned to improve realism. Also some new moves like crossover or fade-aways are implemented. You can play single games, whole seasons, the playoffs or new things like manager career or 3-point-shootout in the style of an all-star-game.


NBA Live 98 SNES Scene from the intro
NBA Live 98 SNES Dribbling.
NBA Live 98 SNES Players can cooperate or play against each others.
NBA Live 98 Genesis Main menu - new layout

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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jan, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Joypad SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PC Jeux Windows Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun PlayStation Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Windows Dec 17, 1997 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpot PlayStation Feb 04, 1998 7.9 out of 10 79
All Game Guide SNES 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GameSpot SEGA Saturn Feb 04, 1998 4.4 out of 10 44


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NBA Live 98 has point guard Tim Hardaway on the cover. When this game was developed he played for the Miami Heat.
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