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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 Players can cooperate or play against each others.
NBA Live 98 Genesis Team stats
NBA Live 98 Genesis Playoff table
NBA Live 98 Genesis Beginning a game... quite an unspectacular screen

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NBA Live 98 Other
NBA Live 98 Magazine Advertisement


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Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Oct 21, 1997 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Mega Score SEGA Saturn Mar, 1998 90 out of 100 90
Consoles Plus PlayStation Dec, 1997 90 out of 100 90
PC Jeux Windows Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun 04, 2004 B+ 83
Video Games SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 81 out of 100 81
All Game Guide SNES 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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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.

Easter egg

True to his real-life frequent and "unique" image changes, Dennis Rodman changes his hair pattern and dye every quarter in the game.
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