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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 Genesis Offensive tactics
NBA Live 98 SNES The main menu has only 3 options at a time.
NBA Live 98 SNES Tonight's match
NBA Live 98 Genesis Here we go...

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NBA Live 98 Magazine Advertisement
NBA Live 98 Other


Alternate Titles

  • "NBA实况98" -- Simplified Chinese spelling

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Critic Reviews

PC Action (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 92 out of 100 92
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Feb, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
MikroBitti Windows Jan, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Gamezilla PlayStation 1998 88 out of 100 88
Power Play Windows Dec, 1997 87 out of 100 87
Joypad SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 86 out of 100 86
Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1997 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot PlayStation Feb 04, 1998 7.9 out of 10 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) PlayStation Feb, 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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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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