NBA Live 2001

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NBA Live 2001
NBA Live 01 Cover.jpg
Cover art (PlayStation version)
Developer(s) EA Sports
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts, EA Sports
Series NBA Live
Platform(s) PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Windows
Release date(s) PlayStation
  • NA October 16, 2000
  • EU November 10, 2000
PlayStation 2
  • NA January 22, 2001
  • JP February 22, 2001
  • EU February 23, 2001
Windows
  • NA February 7, 2001
  • EU March 2, 2001
Genre(s) Sports (Basketball)
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

NBA Live 2001 is the 2001 installment of the NBA Live video games series. The cover features Kevin Garnett as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves and in Lithuania copies of NBA Live 2001, it featured Arvydas Sabonis. The game was developed by EA Sports and was released on October 16, 2000 for the PlayStation, January 22, 2001 for the PlayStation 2 and February 7, 2001 for the Windows. NBA Live 2001 is followed by NBA Live 2002.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
PC PS PS2
EGM N/A 7.5/10[1] 6.67/10[2]
Game Informer N/A 8/10[3] 8.25/10[4]
GamePro N/A 5/5 stars[5] 4/5 stars[6]
Game Revolution N/A N/A B[7]
GameSpot 8/10[8] 8.9/10[9] 8.5/10[10]
GameSpy 85%[11] 87%[12] 60%[13]
GameZone 9.5/10[14] 8/10[15] N/A
IGN 8.3/10[16] 9/10[17] 7.4/10[18]
OPM (US) N/A 4/5 stars[19] 3/5 stars[20]
PC Gamer (US) 65%[21] N/A N/A
The Cincinnati Enquirer N/A N/A 4.5/5 stars[22]
Maxim N/A N/A 8/10[23]
Aggregate score
Metacritic 78/100[24] 86/100[25] 74/100[26]

The PlayStation and PC versions received "generally favorable reviews", while the PlayStation 2 version received "average" reviews, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[25][24][26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EGM staff (December 2000). "NBA Live 2001 (PS)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 
  2. ^ EGM staff (March 2001). "NBA Live 2001 (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. Archived from the original on March 9, 2001. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ Anderson, Paul (December 2000). "NBA Live 2001 (PS)". Game Informer (92): 111. 
  4. ^ "NBA Live 2001 (PS2)". Game Informer (94). February 2001. 
  5. ^ Human Tornado (October 31, 2000). "NBA Live 2001 Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 7, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ Uncle Dust (January 26, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 Review for PS2 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 6, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ Dr. Moo (March 2001). "NBA Live 2001 Review (PS2)". Game Revolution. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ Varanini, Giancarlo (February 15, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 Review (PC)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  9. ^ Satterfield, Shane (October 24, 2000). "NBA Live 2001 Review (PS)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  10. ^ Ahmed, Shahed (January 16, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ Quigley, Shawn (February 14, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 (PC)". SportPlanet. Archived from the original on December 28, 2004. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  12. ^ Ballerine, Bill (October 27, 2000). "NBA Live 2001 (PSX)". SportPlanet. Archived from the original on December 28, 2004. Retrieved April 28, 2016. 
  13. ^ Hiscock, Josh (February 5, 2001). "NBA Live 2001". PlanetPS2. Archived from the original on February 15, 2001. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  14. ^ Shif, Gil Alexander (March 6, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 Review - PC". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 1, 2008. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  15. ^ Lafferty, Michael (January 29, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 Review on PlayStation". GameZone. Archived from the original on September 20, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  16. ^ Adams, Dan (February 22, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 (PC)". IGN. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  17. ^ Blache III, Fabian (October 20, 2000). "NBA Live 2001 (PS)". IGN. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  18. ^ Zdyrko, David (January 23, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  19. ^ Zuniga, Todd (December 2000). "NBA Live 2001 (PS)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. Archived from the original on January 27, 2001. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  20. ^ Zuniga, Todd (March 2001). "NBA Live 2001 (PS2)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. Archived from the original on April 10, 2001. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  21. ^ Smolka, Rob (May 2001). "NBA Live 2001". PC Gamer: 60. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  22. ^ Saltzman, Marc (April 4, 2001). "Hoops, there it is on the PlayStation 2". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Archived from the original on November 13, 2007. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  23. ^ Boyce, Ryan (January 16, 2001). "NBA Live 2001 (PS2)". Maxim. Archived from the original on January 27, 2001. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  24. ^ a b "NBA Live 2001 for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  25. ^ a b "NBA Live 2001 for PlayStation Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  26. ^ a b "NBA Live 2001 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 

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