NBA Live 2003

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NBA Live 2003
NBA Live 2003 cover.jpg
NBA Live 2003 PC cover
Developer(s) EA Canada
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series NBA Live
Platform(s) PlayStation 2
Xbox
Nintendo GameCube
PlayStation
Windows
Release date(s) NA 20021008October 8, 2002
NA November 14, 2002 (PC)
JP November 28, 2002 (PS2)
EU 20021129November 29, 2002
EU December 6, 2002 (GC)
Genre(s) Sports game
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

NBA Live 2003 was the 2003 installment of the NBA Live video games series. The cover features Jason Kidd as a member of the New Jersey Nets. The game was developed by EA Sports and released on October 8, 2002 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PlayStation consoles and November 14, 2002 for Microsoft Windows. The game included a soundtrack. The soundtrack is the first video game soundtrack in history to be Certified Platinum by the RIAA, selling over 1,300,000 copies worldwide.[1]

Teams[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS2) 82.84%[2]
(GC) 82.71%[3]
(Xbox) 80.73%[4]
(PC) 77.40%[5]
Metacritic (PS2) 83/100[6]
(GC) 82/100[7]
(Xbox) 82/100[8]
(PC) 80/100[9]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 3/5 stars[10]
EGM (PS2) 8.17/10[11]
(Xbox) 8/10[12]
Famitsu 32/40[13]
Game Informer 8.75/10[14]
GamePro 4/5 stars[15]
Game Revolution B+[16][17]
GameSpot (PC) 8.7/10[18]
(PS2) 8.5/10[19]
8.2/10[20][21]
GameSpy (PC) 4/5 stars[22]
3.5/5 stars[23][24][25]
GameZone (GC) 9/10[26]
8.8/10[27][28]
IGN (PS2) 8.7/10[29]
8.5/10[30][31][32]
Nintendo Power 4.1/5[33]
OPM (US) 4/5 stars[34]
OXM 8.8/10[35]
PC Gamer (US) 63%[36]
Maxim 5/10[37]

The game was met with positive reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 82.84% and 83 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[2][6] 82.71% and 82 out of 100 for the GameCube version;[3][7] 80.73% and 82 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[4][8] and 77.40% and 80 out of 100 for the PC version.[5][9] In Japan, Famitsu gave the PS2 version a score of 32 out of 40.[13]

References[edit]

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  7. ^ a b "NBA Live 2003 for GameCube Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
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  9. ^ a b "NBA Live 2003 for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  10. ^ Hoogland, Mark. "NBA Live 2003 (PS2) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  11. ^ EGM staff (December 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 212. Archived from the original on January 12, 2004. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  12. ^ "NBA Live 2003 (Xbox)". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 258. December 2002. 
  13. ^ a b "プレイステーション2 - NBAライブ2003". Famitsu 915: 83. June 30, 2006. 
  14. ^ Leeper, Justin (November 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (PS2)". Game Informer (115): 119. Archived from the original on November 14, 2004. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  15. ^ Tokyo Drifter (October 8, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (GC, PS2, Xbox)". GamePro. Archived from the original on March 16, 2005. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  16. ^ Dr. Moo (October 2002). "NBA Live 2003 Review (PS2)". Game Revolution. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
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  20. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 11, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 Review (GC)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  21. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 11, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  22. ^ Fryman, Avi (April 9, 2003). "GameSpy: NBA Live 2003 (PC)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  23. ^ Satterfield, Shane (November 3, 2002). "GameSpy: NBA Live 2003 (PS2)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  24. ^ Satterfield, Shane (November 3, 2002). "GameSpy: NBA Live 2003 (GCN)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  25. ^ Satterfield, Shane (November 3, 2002). "GameSpy: NBA Live 2003 (Xbox)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  26. ^ Surette, Tim (November 6, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 - GC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 30, 2008. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  27. ^ Romano, Natalie (October 22, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 31, 2008. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  28. ^ Surette, Tim (October 28, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 - XB - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on September 30, 2008. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  29. ^ Boulding, Aaron (October 8, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  30. ^ Boulding, Aaron (October 7, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 Review (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  31. ^ Boulding, Aaron (October 8, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (GCN)". IGN. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  32. ^ Butts, Steve (December 3, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (PC)". IGN. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  33. ^ "NBA Live 2003". Nintendo Power 163: 214. December 2002. 
  34. ^ Zuniga, Todd (December 2002). "NBA Live 2003". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 171. Archived from the original on March 29, 2004. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  35. ^ "NBA Live 2003". Official Xbox Magazine: 108. December 2002. 
  36. ^ Salkmoor, Bert (February 2003). "NBA Live 2003". PC Gamer: 76. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  37. ^ Boyce, Ryan (October 16, 2002). "NBA Live 2003 (GC, PS2, Xbox)". Maxim. Archived from the original on October 17, 2002. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 

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