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NBA Live 08 (Windows)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 2.7
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.7
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.0
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 2.9

The Press Says

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PC Gameplay (Benelux)
De kleine kantjes zijn er nog, maar de algemene afwerking ging er nog maar eens op vooruit. Heerlijk voer voor elke sportfan!
GameStar (Germany)
EA macht es sich mit NBA Live 08 zu einfach. Nur ein paar neue Modi und griffige Marketing-Slogans allein reichen nicht aus, um einen Hit zu landen. Wieso sehen die Konsolenversionen deutlich besser aus? Warum gibt es nur dort das praktische Hotspot-System? Und wann werden PC-Spieler endlich gleichberechtigt behandelt? Hoffentlich geht's nächstes Jahr wieder bergauf mit der altehrwürdigen NBA-Reihe - diese Version kann man auslassen.
Au point en ce qui concerne la bande-son ou la pléthore de modes de jeu, NBA Live fait un surplace technique et de gameplay qui déçoit énormément, même s'il reste au niveau de la machine. On ne voit pas grand intérêt à investir dans cette mise à jour 08 si l'on possède déjà la version précédente,
Jolt (UK)
Unless you’ve never bought an NBA Live game, or more likely are only picking them up every few years, it’s pretty difficult to recommend any reason to update your current version. It’s a little simpler to play than the 2K series, and more fast paced, but it’s also just not as good. If you absolutely must go for NBA Live then we’d recommend you either go for the next-gen versions or hold on for another year.
The problem with NBA Live 08 is that it doesn’t really know what kind of game it is, and with the PC version being handled so poorly compared to the PS3 and 360 versions, it’s very hard to recommend it. It’s nothing new for PC versions to be watered down compared to their console siblings, but when the game has fewer good points as a result, it feels like a kick in the teeth for PC gamers. With 2K’s basketball series not being available on the PC, it seems NBA Live 08 is the best bet for PC owners wanting to shoot some hoops. A dire situation indeed.