NBA 2K3

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NBA 2K3
NBA 2K3 frontcover.jpg
Xbox cover art featuring Allen Iverson
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) Sega Sports
Distributor(s) Infogrames (PAL)
Series NBA 2K
Platform(s) GameCube
PlayStation 2
Xbox
Release date(s)

GameCube
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  • NA: October 7, 2002
  • EU: March 28, 2003
PlayStation 2
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  • NA: October 8, 2002
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  • JP: March 20, 2003
  • EU: March 28, 2003
Xbox
‹See Tfd›
  • NA: October 9, 2002
  • EU: April 17, 2003
Genre(s) Sports

NBA 2K3 is a basketball video game that was 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 last game in the series to be released for GameCube and the fourth installment in the series overall.

Reception[edit]

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

The game received "favorable" reviews on all platforms according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[22][23][21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NBA 2K3 (GC)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (161): 236. December 2002. Archived from the original on April 15, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ EGM staff (December 2002). "NBA 2K3 (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (161): 204. Archived from the original on April 15, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ "NBA 2K3 (Xbox)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (161): 250. December 2002. Archived from the original on March 30, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ Leeper, Justin (November 2002). "NBA 2K3 (PS2)". Game Informer (115): 118. Archived from the original on September 17, 2008. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c Tokyo Drifter (October 8, 2002). "NBA 2K3 (GC, PS2, Xbox)". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 14, 2005. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ Dr. Moo (October 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (PS2)". Game Revolution. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ Dr. Moo (October 2002). "NBA 2K3 (Xbox)". Game Revolution. Archived from the original on May 17, 2008. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 8, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (GC)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 9, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (October 10, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ Villoria, Gerald (December 3, 2002). "GameSpy: NBA 2K3 (Xbox)". GameSpy. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  12. ^ Surette, Tim (November 6, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NBA 2K3 - GC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  13. ^ 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. 
  14. ^ Surette, Tim (October 28, 2002). "Sega Sports(tm) NBA 2K3 - XB - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 27, 2008. Retrieved April 30, 2016. 
  15. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (October 4, 2002). "NBA 2K3 (GCN)". IGN. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  16. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (October 7, 2002). "NBA 2K3 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  17. ^ Goldstein, Hilary (October 4, 2002). "NBA 2K3 Review (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  18. ^ "NBA 2K3". Nintendo Power. 162: 224. November 2002. 
  19. ^ Zuniga, Todd (December 2002). "NBA 2K3". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 170. Archived from the original on May 25, 2004. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  20. ^ "NBA 2K3". Official Xbox Magazine: 108. December 2002. 
  21. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for GameCube Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  22. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  23. ^ a b "NBA 2K3 for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 

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