NBA 2K (video game)

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This article is about the first installment of the NBA 2K series. For the game series, see NBA 2K (series).
Sega Sports' NBA 2K
NBA 2K Cover.jpg
North American Dreamcast cover art featuring Allen Iverson
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) Sega Sports
Series NBA 2K
Platform(s) Dreamcast
Release date(s)
  • NA November 10, 1999
  • EU November 10, 1999
  • JP March 23, 2000
Genre(s) Sports

NBA 2K (also known as NBA2K or Sega Sports: NBA 2000) is the first installment of the NBA 2K series. It was published by Sega Sports and developed by Visual Concepts. The cover features Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Gameplay[edit]

The game modes feature Exhibition, Seasons, Playoffs, Practice, and Customizations. In Customizations, the player can create a real NBA player and/or his player or team. They may also change their team's starting lineups. Also, players can move onto different rosters. Players can also import created players and teams to another person's Dreamcast. This is the only installment in the NBA 2K series that does not support online play.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 88.30%[1]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 4.5/5 stars[2]
EGM 8.5/10[3]
Famitsu 33/40[4]
GameFan 94%[5]
Game Informer 9/10[6]
GamePro 5/5 stars[7]
Game Revolution B+[8]
GameSpot 8.8/10[9]
GameSpy 7.5/10[10]
IGN 9.2/10[11]
The Cincinnati Enquirer 4/4 stars[12]

The game was met with a positive reception upon release, as GameRankings gave it a score of 88.30%.[1] In Japan, Famitsu gave it a score of 33 out of 40.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NBA 2K for Dreamcast". GameRankings. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan. "NBA 2K - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 14, 2014. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "NBA 2K". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 2000. 
  4. ^ a b "ドリームキャスト - NBA 2K". Famitsu 915: 40. June 30, 2006. 
  5. ^ Mosquera, Fernando "Lagi" (November 5, 1999). "REVIEW for Sega Sports NBA 2K". GameFan. Archived from the original on November 28, 1999. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ McNamara, Andy; Anderson, Paul; Reiner, Andrew (January 24, 2000). "NBA 2K". Game Informer. Archived from the original on July 11, 2000. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  7. ^ Uncle Dust (November 7, 1999). "NBA 2K Review for Dreamcast". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 14, 2005. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  8. ^ Dr. Moo (November 1999). "NBA 2K Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  9. ^ MacDonald, Ryan (November 8, 1999). "NBA 2K Review". GameSpot. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  10. ^ Subskin (November 12, 1999). "Sega Sports NBA 2000". PlanetDreamcast. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  11. ^ Justice, Brandon (November 24, 1999). "NBA2K". IGN. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  12. ^ Bottorff, James (1999). "Sega slam dunks NBA game for Dreamcast". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Archived from the original on January 6, 2001. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 

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