NBA (video game series)

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NBA
Genre(s)Sports video game
Developer(s)San Diego Studio
Publisher(s)Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform(s)PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3
First releaseNBA
March 2005
Latest releaseNBA 10: The Inside
October 2009

NBA is a series of six basketball video games developed by San Diego Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The games are licensed by the National Basketball Association (NBA), and are one of several different NBA-focused basketball video game series. The games released in the series are NBA, NBA '06, NBA '07, NBA '08, NBA 09: The Inside, and NBA 10: The Inside. It is the successor to the NBA ShootOut series.

Games[edit]

Game Cover Star
Player Team
NBA Ray Allen Seattle SuperSonics
NBA 06 Amar'e Stoudemire Phoenix Suns
NBA 07 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers
NBA 08 Amar'e Stoudemire Phoenix Suns
NBA 09: The Inside Carlos Boozer Utah Jazz
Carmelo Anthony Denver Nuggets
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat
Paul Pierce Boston Celtics
NBA 10: The Inside Brandon Roy Portland Trail Blazers

NBA (2005)[edit]

NBA is a basketball video game which was released in March 2005 for the PSP.

NBA 06[edit]

NBA 06: Featuring the Life Vol. 1 was released on October 4, 2005 for the PSP and November 1, 2005 on PlayStation 2. The product features Phoenix Suns power forward/center Amar'e Stoudemire on the cover. You may also compete in a new feature the PlayStation's Skills challenge. Not in any other NBA games.

Amar'e Stoudemire and P.J. Carlesimo appeared in commercials featuring three fictitious NBA players.

NBA 07[edit]

NBA 07 was released in 2006. The product features Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant on the cover, with his newly chosen jersey number of 24. It is the second installment of the NBA: Featuring the Life series by Sony Computer Entertainment, and is a launch game for the PlayStation 3 format.

NBA 08[edit]

NBA 08 was developed by San Diego Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment in 2007. For the second time in the series, Phoenix Suns F/C Amar'e Stoudemire is featured on the cover—Stoudemire appeared on the cover of NBA '06: featuring the Life Vol. 1 two years before. Unlike most NBA games, this one had a story.

NBA 09: The Inside[edit]

NBA 09: The Inside was developed by San Diego Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment on October 7, 2008. It does not feature a single cover athlete but instead features a group of six NBA players that include Carmelo Anthony, Carlos Boozer, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Paul Pierce, and Dwyane Wade.

NBA 10: The Inside[edit]

NBA 10: The Inside
Developer(s)San Diego Studio
Publisher(s)Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform(s)PlayStation Portable
Release
  • NA: October 6, 2009
Genre(s)Sports, Simulation, Arcade
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

NBA 10: The Inside is a basketball simulation game developed by San Diego Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PSP on October 6, 2009.

Reception[edit]

The game received "average" reviews according to Metacritic.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NBA 10 The Inside for PSP Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 22, 2019.
  2. ^ Bailey, Kat (October 7, 2009). "NBA 10: The Inside Review". 1UP.com. Ziff Davis. Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Nicholas, Blaczar (November 9, 2009). "NBA 10 The Inside Review". Game Revolution. CraveOnline. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved December 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Hopper, Steven (October 6, 2009). "NBA 10 The Inside - PSP - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 10, 2009. Retrieved December 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Ahearn, Nate (October 7, 2009). "NBA 10: The Inside Review". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved December 22, 2019.

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