Back in November 1999, this writer purchased a Sega Dreamcast for a few titles in particular. Aside from Soul Calibur and Crazy Taxi, there was another standout launch title, in the form of a little NBA title by Visual Concept called NBA 2K. The title was lauded for its ground-breaking visuals and unprecedented authentic presentation, so of course this NBA fan simply had to have it.
14 years and two entire console generations later, NBA 2K has flourished into what is undeniably the most consistent sports title on the planet, not to mention one of the best-selling. With the recent launch of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, we take a look at what Visual Concepts brings to the table for their first attempt on the new generation. 9/10