NBA 2K18

LeBron James’ Clutch Three Over Kristaps Porzingis Got The ‘NBA 2K18’ Treatment

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2017-18 NBA season is off to a rocky start. As of Friday, November 17, the Cavs sit at 8-7, and while that would be a respectable record for a lot of NBA teams, Cleveland is one of a handful of legitimate NBA Finals contenders, and they <i>should</i> be better than this.<p>To make …

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The Latest ‘NBA 2K18’ Roster Update Shows Love To Boston And Porzingis, But Drops Lonzo And Westbrook

The NBA season is now a month old, which means there’s a reasonably solid sample size for most players with about 15 games played by most teams. That means it’s a perfect time for <i>NBA 2K18</i> to take stock of what players are outperforming or underperforming preseason expectations, and make adjustments …

Basketball

Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA 2K18 prediction

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 24: Kemba Walker<p>Hornets look to have a bounce-back win after losing to the Boston Celtics, where they once held a twenty point …

Basketball

A genius 'NBA 2K' player recreated Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in the game

This is not just imagination. This is <i>Thriller</i> … in <i>NBA 2K18.</i><p>Gamer Marlu_tha_kang used the game’s MyCareer mode along with some pals to do some of the iconic choreography from Michael Jackson’s all-time great video for the song, and it’s just brilliant. His character sports the outfit Jackson wore, …

Sports

'NBA 2K18': The Perfect Slider Set Is Simpler Than You Might Think

I’m not usually a big proponent of tinkering with sliders in sports video games, but my experience with <i>NBA 2K18</i> has brought on a change of heart.<p>While I like most things about the gameplay, there are some maddening issues that I had to try and resolve. The ball security of bigs cutting into the …

Basketball

Sony Hosting Early Access Black Friday Sale For PlayStation Plus Members This Week

Microsoft <b>has posted some phenomenal Black Friday deals</b> that will kick off starting this week with markdowns on digital games, but Sony isn’t about to …

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Image credit: <b>niXerKG</b><p>47 million - Nintendo's high-end forecast for Switch shipments by April of 2019. That would put the Switch's first two years (and …

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A Reddit User Dropped a Spot-On Recreation of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” in 'NBA 2K18'

The latest installment in the <i>NBA 2K</i> franchise came with the usual share of both praise and criticism—particularly as it regards the new open world …

Music

Here’s What Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Looks Like Re-Created In ‘NBA 2K18’

When 2K Sports announced the changes they were making to MyCareer in <i>NBA 2K18</i> prior to release, nobody really knew what to make of it. The initial trailer looked like some sort of fascinating cross between <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> and <i>NBA Street</i>. “The Neighborhood,” as they called it, was a place where you …

Music

Reviews vs. revenues: Mixed messages for Take-Two

Here's a snippet from The Sixth Axis' deeply critical review of NBA 2K18, which gave the game a lowly 3 out of 10: "This is still a great basketball …

Gaming Industry

2K Is “Very Pleased” With Sales Of ‘NBA 2K18’ On Nintendo Switch

A big question posed to developers is whether or not third party games will sell on the Nintendo Switch. Developers and publishers got burned with …

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Take-Two "very pleased" with NBA 2K18's sales on Switch, "supportive of the platform corporately"

Yesterday, Take-Two Interactive reported its financial results. The company also held an earnings call with investors and others who are tied to the …

Gaming

NBA 2K microtransaction and DLC spending jumped 57% from 2016

When NBA 2K18 launched in September, it had more ways than ever for players to spend money inside the game. That business model is working, with spending on microtransactions, downloadable content, and season passes jumping 57 percent year-over-year for the NBA 2K series.<p>Publisher 2K Games, a …

Business

Watch the 2018 NBA playoffs from every angle, thanks to Intel, TNT, and VR

You’ll soon be able to get closer to NBA playoff action, as well as your favorite team. Intel on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership with …

Basketball

Game publisher Take-Two raises full-year profit forecast

(Reuters) - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year adjusted revenue forecast and its second-quarter revenue topped estimates, driven by the new version of its basketball franchise game and the continued success of "Grand Theft Auto V".<p>The company also forecast holiday-quarter …

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Damian Lillard's Game-Winning Three Flawlessly Recreated With 'NBA 2K18'

Sports video games are generally made to imitate real sports. Thanks to the visual accuracy and signature-style components embedded into games like <i>NBA 2K18</i>, talented content creators like Shady00018 are able to blur the lines between reality and virtual hoops.<p>In Shady00018′s latest sports video …

Basketball

'NBA 2K18' ratings boost puts Giannis Antetokounmpo in elite company

Only two players own higher "NBA 2K18" ratings than Giannis Antetokounmpo with an increase in his overall number reflecting his impressive start to …

Basketball

Here’s The Full List Of New Player Ratings After ‘NBA 2K18’s Latest Major Roster Update

” credit=”NBA 2K18″ credit_src=”<p>We’re nearly three weeks into the 2017-18 NBA regular season, and <i>so much</i> has happened in such a short timespan. The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers look mortal. The Boston Celtics have momentarily figured out life without Gordon Hayward. The Orlando …

Basketball

NBA 2K18: Best offensive plays guide

In NBA 2K18, many people play the game using no set plays.<p>This strategy may work for some, but over time players may have a hard time taking their …

Basketball

‘I should get a little bit more’: Pacers players discuss their NBA 2K18 ratings

Pacers players dish on their NBA 2K18 ratings. Lance Stephenson, a 75, on his: "I'll bet you, by a month into the season, I'll be an 85."<p>More FOX …

NBA

Lil B offers unique lineup strategy for NBA 2K18 when using Raptors

Lil B, the effervescently positive rapper (and occasional purveyor of curses), offered his followers some unique video game advice Friday …

Basketball

Markelle Fultz And Joel Embiid Talked Trash About Their ‘NBA 2K18’ Game On Twitter

Markelle Fultz may not be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for a few days, but that doesn’t mean the top pick in the most recent NBA Draft isn’t playing basketball.<p>Turns out he’s been playing <i>NBA 2K18</i> with his teammate Joel Embiid, and tempers seem to be a bit high with the young Sixers stars. …

Basketball

Charlotte Hornets vs Denver Nuggets: NBA 2K18 prediction

The Charlotte Hornets' Cody Zeller, right, is first to a rebound ahead of the Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic and Kenneth Faried (35) and teammate …

Basketball

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Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

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'NBA 2K18's Sales Numbers Were Quite Impressive In Its First Month

There were some issues at launch and some uproar about virtual currency and microtransactions, but fans still clearly love <i>NBA 2K18</i>.<p>Per a report provided to Forbes by the NPD Group:<p><i>NBA 2K18</i> was the top selling sports game of September 2017. With one month of sales <i>NBA 2K18</i> also became the …

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September 2017 NPD: Destiny 2 outshoots NBA 2K18 for the top spot

Video game spending in the U.S. was up across all categories last month, according to the industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. It totaled $1.21 billion, which is up 39 percent year over year.<p>Here are the numbers for September 2017:<p><b>Total:</b> $1.21 billion (up 39 percent from $872 million in September …

Business

What Can Phoenix Suns Get In Return For Eric Bledsoe? Top Offers On 'NBA 2K18'

The Phoenix Suns are committed to move point guard Eric Bledsoe after the 27-year-old sent a tweet seemingly expressing his desire to leave the organization.<p>Reports are swirling about a potential deal, so as is the case with just about any NBA issue these days, there’s a way to simulate the …

Basketball

Lakers officially unveil baby blue ‘MPLS’ throwback uniform, announce debut game

Looking good, throwback uni!The word was out a few days ago thanks to an NBA 2K18 update, but the Los Angeles Lakers have now officially unveiled …

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These are the Top 20 players in the league, according to NBA 2K18

A simple solution to the problem of microtransactions

All the gaming world seems to be talking about right now is loot boxes and microtransactions.<p>Middle Earth: Shadow of War decided to destroy of all …

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