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2K's long running basketball franchise, this one features the obligatory roster updates as well as an updated control scheme such as utilizing the analog stick to pass, shoot and even dunk. The turbo button has been eliminated, but players can now choose how to adjust their players aggressiveness in the game to determine how they will play.

It also features many NBA players such as Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire along with many others. It also feature "The Crib", similar to Madden's apartment, where players can unlock and buy items to place in their apartment, upgrading as they progress through the game. There are also the regular game modes such as exhibition and even a franchise mode where players can control everything, from hiring new players, coaches and even scout out players.

The Xbox 360 features the V.I.P. feature, where players can view and even download their profiles to compare and compete against each other. It also features the commentary of Kevin Harlan and Kenny Smith.


NBA 2K6 PlayStation 2 The next screen the player sees shows all the club badges
NBA 2K6 PlayStation 2 The game starts with licensing information
NBA 2K6 PlayStation 2 The title screen
NBA 2K6 PlayStation 2 Before the player gets to use the main menu this pops up

Promo Images

NBA 2K6 Screenshot
NBA 2K6 Screenshot
NBA 2K6 Screenshot
NBA 2K6 Screenshot

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Critic Reviews

GamersMark Oct 20, 2005 9.3 out of 10 93
1UP Oct 06, 2005 A- 91
IC-Games Jun 10, 2006 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Sep 29, 2005 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Jolt (UK) Mar 21, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85 May 30, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameCell UK Jun 01, 2006 7 out of 10 70 Mar 09, 2006 13 out of 20 65
Gamestyle Aug 01, 2006 6 out of 10 60


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  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – #6 Xbox Game of the Year
    • 2005 – Xbox Sports Game of the Year
    • 2005 – Xbox 360 Sports Game of the Year
    • 2005 – PS2 Sports Game of the Year

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