NBA 2K3

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Sega Sports' NBA 2K3
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NBA 2K3 frontcover.jpg
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) Sega Sports
Series NBA 2K
Platform(s) Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Release date(s) GameCube
  • NA October 7, 2002
  • EU March 28, 2003
PlayStation 2
  • NA October 8, 2002
  • JP March 20, 2003
  • EU March 28, 2003
Xbox
  • NA October 9, 2002
  • EU April 17, 2003
Genre(s) Sports

NBA 2K3 is a video game released on October 7, 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube, October 8, 2002 for the PlayStation 2 and October 9, 2002 for the Xbox. It was published by Sega and developed by Visual Concepts. It is a part of the NBA 2K series. Again, like the previous games, Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers is the cover athlete. This is the 4th installment of the series, and the last video game released for GameCube.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS2) 85.81%[1]
(Xbox) 85.17%[2]
(GC) 83.83%[3]
Metacritic (PS2) 89/100[4]
(Xbox) 87/100[5]
(GC) 84/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
EGM 9/10[7][8][9]
Game Informer 9.25/10[10]
GamePro 5/5 stars[11]
Game Revolution A−[12][13]
GameSpot (Xbox) 8.4/10[14]
(PS2) 8.3/10[15]
(GC) 8.1/10[16]
GameSpy 4/5 stars[17]
GameZone 8.9/10[18][19]
(GC) 8.7/10[20]
IGN (Xbox) 8.9/10[21]
8.7/10[22][23]
Nintendo Power 4.2/5[24]
OPM (US) 5/5 stars[25]
OXM 8.7/10[26]

The game was met with very positive reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 85.81% and 89 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[1][4] 85.17% and 87 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[2][5] and 83.83% and 84 out of 100 for the GameCube version.[3][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for GameCube". GameRankings. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for GameCube Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ EGM staff (December 2002). "NBA 2K3 (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 204. Archived from the original on April 15, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "NBA 2K3 (GC)". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 236. December 2002. Archived from the original on April 15, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ "NBA 2K3 (Xbox)". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 250. December 2002. Archived from the original on March 30, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ Leeper, Justin (November 2002). "NBA 2K3 (PS2)". Game Informer (115): 118. Archived from the original on September 17, 2008. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ Tokyo Drifter (October 8, 2002). "NBA 2K3 (GC, PS2, Xbox)". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 14, 2005. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  12. ^ Dr. Moo (October 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (PS2)". Game Revolution. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  13. ^ Dr. Moo (October 2002). "NBA 2K3 (Xbox)". Game Revolution. Archived from the original on May 17, 2008. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  14. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 10, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  15. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 9, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  16. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 8, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (GC)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  17. ^ Villoria, Gerald (December 3, 2002). "GameSpy: NBA 2K3 (Xbox)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  18. ^ Valentino, Nick (October 21, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NBA 2K3 - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  19. ^ Surette, Tim (October 29, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NBA 2K3 Review - Xbox". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 27, 2008. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  20. ^ Surette, Tim (November 7, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NBA 2K3 Review - GameCube". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  21. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (October 4, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  22. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (October 4, 2002). "NBA 2K3 (GCN)". IGN. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  23. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (October 7, 2002). "NBA 2K3 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  24. ^ "NBA 2K3". Nintendo Power 162: 224. November 2002. 
  25. ^ Zuniga, Todd (December 2002). "NBA 2K3". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 170. Archived from the original on May 25, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  26. ^ "NBA 2K3". Official Xbox Magazine: 108. December 2002. 

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