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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.


NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 Main menu for the "Association" sim mode.
NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 Like a telecast, players are pointed out between possessions.
NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 The game is presented like a T.V. telecast.
NBA 2K8 Xbox 360 Play against others in a slam dunk contest.

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NBA 2K8 Screenshot
NBA 2K8 Screenshot
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NZGamer Xbox 360 Nov 17, 2007 9.2 out of 10 92
1UP PlayStation 3 Oct 16, 2007 A- 91 PlayStation 3 Jan 16, 2008 87 out of 100 87
GameZone Xbox 360 Oct 11, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
ZTGameDomain Xbox 360 2007 8.5 out of 10 85 Xbox 360 Oct 26, 2007 85 out of 100 85
AceGamez Xbox 360 2007 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez PlayStation 3 2007 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing Xbox 360 Nov 06, 2007 8 out of 10 80
JeuxActu PlayStation 2 Dec 18, 2007 16 out of 20 80


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