NBA 2K14 Review kukugames

  •  Genre: Sport
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  • single and multi player
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  • Previous game of the series: NBA 2K13
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  • Offer: CD Media
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Design


positives
adds interesting elements to the genre
good amount of teams
many unlockables
impressively fast menus
negatives
clear menus with explanations needed
loading should have been less

Gameplay


positives
opponents artificial intelligence
many difficulty levels
addictive action
major improvement at the classic gameplay of the series
our team artificial intelligence
very realistic
good in game controls explanation
easy to use ingame quick menus
we can predefine directions for teammates controled by computer
ball movement freedom combined with natural player movement physics has a very realistic result
shots difficulty and realism balanced perfectly
negatives
complex controls

Graphics


positives
characters polygons(model complexity)
background polygons(model complexity)
characters textures
background textures
animation
effects and lighting
stable frame rate
facial textures
atmosphere
game looks very realistic

Sound


positives
good soundtrack
sound effects
natural commentary
character's shouts
impressive amount of speech
use of famous music tracks

Οnline Competitive


positives
we can find people online
tactics are required in online
matchmaking is instant
variety of tournaments
opponents available in all modes
negatives
online for players from the same system, needed
good statistics and leaderboards needed
frequently bad connection
connection quality vastly affect handling accuracy and gameplay

Competitive offline


positives
good competitive mode
good four player mode
good options to organise a tournament

Cooperative offline


positives
good cooperative mode
good four player mode
Conclusion - Rating

equal with the best games of its genre in
most sections


wiki

NBA 2K14 is a basketball video game that was developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. It was released on October 1, 2013 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360;[2] versions for the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One were also released on the consoles respective launch dates. LeBron James of the Miami Heat became the cover athlete,[3] and also served as the music curator for the game. 2K Sports also released the DLC pack that as a bonus for pre-ordering the game, they would receive 10,000 VC, bonus content for "Path to Greatness" mode, adding James in the Blacktop mode and a signature skill for MyCareer mode.[4] On August 14, 2013, 2K Sports announced that Crew Mode would return to this years installment of NBA 2K. NBA 2K14 is the successor to NBA 2K13 and was succeeded by NBA 2K15 in the NBA 2K series.

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