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NBA 2K8 (Xbox 360)

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Description

NBA 2K8 is a continuation of 2K's NBA franchise, featuring the obligatory roster and stats updates for each team as well as the standard game modes: Exhibition, Season, Career as well as a Franchise mode which is known as The Association, where players can identify key players as well as troublemakers, keep up-to-date injuries and stats as well as simulate games.

The controls still remain the same from previous versions with some added tweaks. One of which is where players can switch to other players on offense besides the ball handler and set up alley-oops and set up screens to fool defenses. Players can also use the right analog stick for defensive purposes, locking onto opponents and run defensive plays against them. There is also Signature Style, giving the NBA players in the game and more life-like and fluid feel to them.

There is also a Slam Dunk Contest sponsored by Sprite with the ability to use over 300 different dunk variations as well as compete against four other opponents online. Music in the game is provided by well-know rappers such as Q-Tip, Run-DMC, Percee P among many others.

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NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 The game is presented like a T.V. telecast.
NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 Like a telecast, players are pointed out between possessions.
NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 Slam Cam replays a dunk.
NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 Play with NBA stars in a 2-on-2 pickup game.

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The Press Says

Jive Magazine Oct 09, 2007 5 out of 5 100
Gaming Age Oct 15, 2007 A- 91
1UP Oct 16, 2007 A- 91
Daily Game Oct 24, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
TeamXbox Oct 24, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
Cheat Code Central 2007 4.3 out of 5 86
Gamernode Nov 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Oct 05, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Revolution Oct 25, 2007 B- 67

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