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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.


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Consoles Plus Dec, 1997 90 out of 100 90
Gamezilla 1998 88 out of 100 88
Absolute Playstation Jan, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Game Revolution Jun 04, 2004 B+ 83
Video Games Nov, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Mega Fun Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
IGN Nov 13, 1997 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Feb 04, 1998 7.9 out of 10 79


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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.
Adam Baratz (1483) added NBA Live 98 (PlayStation) on Apr 16, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (12758), DaHero (974) and Kohler 86 (7960)