- The #1 rated NBA video game simulation series for the last 15 years (Metacritic).
- The #1 selling NBA video game simulation series for the last 9 years (NPD).
- Over 85 awards and nominations since the launch of PlayStation 4 & Xbox One
Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16, the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video game with NBA 2K17. As the franchise that “all sports video games should aspire to be” (GamesRadar), NBA 2K17 will take the game to new heights and continue to blur the lines between video game and reality.
This is the first basketball game I had bought in a long time after being disappointed with the EA sports efforts in March Madness 08, the last pro basketball game I had was NBA 06 for my PC, so I can’t compare to the previous year’s instalment. I had heard good things about the 2K series, so after seeing this for less than 30 bucks, I decided to get it.
Definitely things have changed for the better since the lacklustre efforts from the old EA sports basketball games I have. Graphics are fantastic with the game with really good player modelling and stadium modelling. The pregame and halftime show are nice touches and make me feel like I am watching a real game.
The gameplay is good and feels like a realistic basketball simulation for the most part. Although I won’t say that the gameplay is perfect it is definitely a step in the right direction. It has taken me some time to adjust in the meantime and I do feel like I am terrible at playing the game in my initial efforts. I like the career mode which gives me something to strive for throughout the game.140