a.k.a. Sega Sports NBA 2K

published by Sega in 1999-11-10, developed by Visual Concepts, running on Dreamcast
type: sport
genre: Basketball
perspective: 3rd person
languages: eng

Official descriptions (2)

Lace up your shoes and get ready for the most intense hardwood action ever seen! Sega Sports presents the most realistic basketball game ever created at a blazing 60 frames per second. Detailed characters and advanced AI, combine with animated crowds and real 3-D stadiums for the most authentic experience available. Over 1,600 motion-captured animations for true-life action. Full management system with detailed game and season stat tracking, player trading, and more! This game features more than four times the number of motion captured moves, surpassing that of any other sports game to date. Fully-animated coaches, bench and scorer's table--a first for any basketball game ever released. Twenty-nine NBA teams playing in 28 individually modelled and architecturally correct arena interiors--another first for any basketball game. Advanced AI creates true-to-life game situations, such as realistic team play-calling tendencies and accurate individual player reactions. More than 400 individually modelled players, with bone structures head shape, hairstyles and facial features matched perfectly. Characters respond to analogue controls with a level of precision not previously seen in a sports game--characters react depending on the amount of pressure the gamer applies. State-of-the-art animation algorithms incorporated to provide a true range of facial emotions, including frowns, smiles and bitter disappointments. Playbooks designed by actual NBA coaches, with custom-designed strategies for each team. A polygonal crowd wears the home team's colours, waves banners with player's names on them and responds to on-court action. Full game and season statistics, including player trading for realistic season simulation. Multiplayer mode supports up to four players.
# 2013-10-06 17:42:35 - official description
NBA 2K is an officially licensed NBA game featuring all the real players, teams, and arenas. The graphics and the sound are some of the best ever on a console with jaw-dropping player likeness and detail.

Features include a new, innovative free throw system, over 1300 motion captured moves and over 100 different dunks. With great play by play commentary, crowd cheers, chants, and boos, the gameplay will keep you coming back for more.

"NBA 2K . . . so real you'll need an agent."
R2D2-A - # 2007-05-14 03:14:46 - official description


The Japanese version of the popular NBA game featuring 1999 teams, marquee players, signature moves, and strato-jams.
(andread) - # 2007-01-10 21:24:27

Technical specs

display: textured polygons

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External reviews (3) - average: 88.3% - median: 92%

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Consoles + (1-155)fr982000-0393/10093%
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