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Back of Case - GameCube (US):

    EA SPORTS FREESTYLE AIR

    Features
    • EA SPORTS™ FREESTYLE AIR
      Become an offensive force with all-new jams, user-controlled tip-ins and putbacks, and adjustable mid-air-lay-ups and dunks.


    • NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND
      From the electrifying Slam Dunk Contest where you take complete control of every dunk to the 3 Point Shootout, steal the show during the NBA All-Star Weekend.


    • BUILD THE GREATEST DYNASTY
      With all-new interactive Rookie scouting and an always-at-your-fingertips PDA, lead your franchise for multiple seasons as you become the architect of an unstoppable Dynasty.


    • EA SPORTS™ FREESTYLE CONTROL
      Hit the count runnin' with a collection of brand new moves that put even more control in your hands. With further player differentiation and more signature moves, your game has been personalized.


    • 10-MAN FREESTYLE
      The innovative 10-man motion-capture technology yields authentic plant-and-cut animations, backdoor cut scenarios, new in-air collisions, and more.
    [Captions]

    SLAM DUNK CONTEST

    TAKE IT TO THE AIR

    BLOCK SHOTS

    3 POINT SHOOTOUT

    Contributed by Sciere (505904) on Apr 20, 2006.

Back of Case - PlayStation 2/Xbox (US):

    EA SPORTS FREESTYLE AIR

    Features
    • EA SPORTS™ FREESTYLE AIR
      Become an offensive force with all-new jams, user-controlled tip-ins and putbacks, and adjustable mid-air-lay-ups and dunks.


    • NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND
      From the electrifying Slam Dunk Contest where you take complete control of every dunk to the 3 Point Shootout, steal the show during the NBA All-Star Weekend.


    • BUILD THE GREATEST DYNASTY
      With all-new interactive Rookie scouting and an always-at-your-fingertips PDA, lead your franchise for multiple seasons as you become the architect of an unstoppable Dynasty.


    • EA SPORTS™ FREESTYLE CONTROL
      Hit the count runnin' with a collection of brand new moves that put even more control in your hands. With further player differentiation and more signature moves, your game has been personalized.


    • FREESTYLE FROM COAST-TO-COAST
      Go Freestyle against opponents anywhere in North America. See if you can earn and maintain your place as basketball's best-anywhere, anytime.
    [Captions]

    SLAM DUNK CONTEST

    TAKE IT TO THE AIR

    BLOCK SHOTS

    3 POINT SHOOTOUT

    Contributed by Sciere (505904) on Apr 20, 2006.

www.nintendo.com - GameCube:

    Get into the air.

    EA revolutionizes basketball video gaming again with Freestyle Air.

    Elevate your game on both ends of the court in NBA Live 2005. Create awe-inspiring dribble moves, highlight-reel dunks and tenacious defensive plays.

    Features

    • Freestyle Control puts brand-new moves and signature moves in your hands
    • New user-controlled put-back and tip-in
    • Alley-oop passes
    • Higher-resolution textures used for faces, uniforms, tattoos, accessories and bodies

    Play above the rim in one of the top basketball games around. Take to the court with all of today's players and superstars from the last 50 years of the NBA, including Magic, Larry Bird and Dr. J.

    Freestyle Air boosts your control of offensive rebounding and makes battling for position in the post much more important. This nifty enhancement lets you decide on the fly -- literally -- whether you want to rebound, dunk or tip-in a missed shot. In the past, the CPU made this call for you. On offense, you can switch in mid-air from a lay-up to a dunk or from a dunk to a lay-up. Baffle those defenders, y'all.

    NBA Live 2005's All-Star Weekend is practically a game in itself. The all-new Slam Dunk Contest pits your favorite player against three others to see who has the best moves and most creativity. Without a doubt, impressing the jaded judges is difficult. You'll need to master the moves to score a perfect 50. With endless combinations of moves for your dunk, timing is of the essence. If you can't put the ball through the hoop, it's tough for the judges to give you anything but a big, fat zero.

    NBA Live 2005 features other challenges from the All-Star Game Weekend, including the 3 Point Shootout, Rookie Challenge and the All-Star Game itself.

    Outside of the 25-year Dynasty Mode, Season and Playoffs options, challenge any player in the game to a 1 On 1 showdown. Play Magic v. Bird, Shaq v. Kobe or Carmelo v. LeBron in a street ball. Call your own fouls.

    The gameplay exceeds expectations. Moving the C Stick makes your player perform special dribbles and spin moves. Blow by a defender and go for the slam. If you miss a shot, your big man has several options. He can do pull the rebound down. You can make him tip the ball back toward the basket. Or, if you're in good position, have him slam the rebound into the basket. We don't recommend stuffing the ball into the opponent's basket.

    Earn points to unlock retro and practice jerseys, shoes, socks, and other accessories in the NBA Store You can also retire jerseys to pay tribute to your franchise NBA Live 2005 players.

    Bottom Line

    EA consistently breaks the backboard on basketball video games, and this year's NBA Live is no exception.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (65856) on Apr 19, 2006.