College Hoops 2K7

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College Hoops 2K7
College hoops 2k7 boxart.jpg
Cover art for the Xbox 360 version
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Distributor(s) Take-Two Interactive
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360
Release Xbox & Xbox 360
  • NA: November 20, 2006
PlayStation 2
  • NA: December 11, 2006
PlayStation 3
  • NA: March 13, 2007
Genre(s) Basketball, Sports
Mode(s) Single player
Multiplayer (up to 4 players)
Online multiplayer (up to 8 players on 2 consoles)

College Hoops 2K7 is an American college basketball video game initially released on November 20, 2006 for the Xbox and Xbox 360 and released later for the PlayStation 2 (December 11) and PlayStation 3 (March 13, 2007). It is the 5th installment of the series, which began with NCAA College Basketball 2K3. It features former Duke and current Los Angeles Clippers guard J. J. Redick on the cover. It is produced by 2K Sports. It was the first college basketball game for the PlayStation 3. Redick was a special correspondent to the development of the game and added his signature shot style in motion capture.

Every school competing in Division I NCAA College Basketball is included in 2K7, including D-1 transitional independents (such as New Jersey Institute of Technology). The game also features the ability to change and modify rosters.

Coaches Roy Williams, Lute Olson, Billy Donovan, John Calipari, Jay Wright, and Sidney Lowe lend their likenesses to the game.[citation needed] There is a preview show with hosts Greg Gumbel and Clark Kellogg.[citation needed]

Features[edit]

  • 325 Division 1 Teams
  • Enhanced Legacy Mode has updated selection Sunday, and over 31 In-season tournaments
  • Over 200 authentic collegiate Fight songs
  • Precision Passing has new animations and upgraded passing intelligence

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (X360) 82.48%[1]
(PS3) 81.13%[2]
(Xbox) 73.17%[3]
(PS2) 68.40%[4]
Metacritic (X360) 82/100[5]
(PS3) 81/100[6]
(Xbox) 73/100[7]
(PS2) 69/100[8]
Review scores
Publication Score
Game Informer 8/10[9]
GamePro 4.5/5 stars[10]
GameSpot (PS3) 8/10[11]
(X360) 7.9/10[12]
7/10[13][14]
GameTrailers 8.3/10[15]
GameZone 8.6/10[16]
IGN (PS3) 8.3/10[17]
(X360) 8.2/10[18]
(Xbox) 7.4/10[19]
(PS2) 7.3/10[20]
OPM (US) 6.5/10[21]
OXM (US) (X360) 9/10[22]
(Xbox) 8/10[22]
PSM 7/10[23]
X-Play 4/5 stars[24]
Detroit Free Press 3/4 stars[25]

The game was met with positive to average reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 82.48% and 82 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version;[1][5] 81.13% and 81 out of 100 for the PlayStation 3 version;[2][6] 73.17% and 73 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[3][7] and 68.40% and 69 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version.[4][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for Xbox 360". GameRankings. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K3 for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "College Hoops 2K7 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  9. ^ Bertz, Matt (February 2007). "College Hoops 2K7 (X360)". Game Informer (166). Archived from the original on July 31, 2008. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  10. ^ Atomic Dawg (December 12, 2006). "Review: College Hoops 2k7 [sic] (X360)". GamePro. Archived from the original on January 4, 2007. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  11. ^ Thomas, Aaron (March 16, 2007). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (PS3)". GameSpot. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  12. ^ Thomas, Aaron (December 1, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  13. ^ Thomas, Aaron (December 1, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  14. ^ Thomas, Aaron (December 15, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  15. ^ "College Hoops 2K7 Review (X360)". GameTrailers. January 8, 2007. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  16. ^ Wrentmore, John (November 30, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 - 360 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on September 30, 2008. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  17. ^ Miller, Greg (March 6, 2007). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (PS3)". IGN. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  18. ^ Miller, Jonathan (November 22, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (X360)". IGN. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  19. ^ Miller, Jonathan (November 28, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  20. ^ Miller, Jonathan (December 11, 2006). "College Hoops 2K7 Review (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  21. ^ "College Hoops 2K7 (PS2)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 78. January 2007. 
  22. ^ a b McCaffrey, Ryan (January 2007). "College Hoops 2K7". Official Xbox Magazine: 76. Archived from the original on February 10, 2008. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Review: College Hoops 2K7 (PS2)". PSM: 86. March 2007. 
  24. ^ Leeper, Justin (January 24, 2007). "College Hoops 2K7 (X360)". X-Play. Archived from the original on March 18, 2007. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  25. ^ Rucker, Rashaun (December 9, 2006). "REVIEW: 'College Hoops 2K7' (X360)". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 

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