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NBA 2K7 PS3 1up Preview

From 1up.com : "While much of the game resembles the impressive just-released 360 version, one of the key new features can actually be found within the confines of the system's controller. The tilt function in the PS3 controller allows players to try out their follow-through motion for free throws using the motion sensitive capabilities.

Graphically, Visual Concepts president Greg Thomas explains that the developers have been able to process more "math" through the PS3 architecture, helping the performance and the aesthetics of the game. We couldn't really see an immediate difference beyond some better reflective textures on the court and the sweat that appears on the player models. With no 360 version present, we weren't able to do a comprehensive comparison, but it seems like the PS3 game will be a small step forward."

Raz3r16350d ago

already graphical difference for the ps3 and xbox 360

jwatt6349d ago

"For now, it seems like free throws will be the extent of the tilt sensor features in the game. "We're planning all these other cool ideas to use with the controller," says Mike Wang. "But we can't talk about that yet." What could these other features be? Dribbling with the controller? We'll have to wait for those answers in next year's version."

That would be the coolest thing if you could dribble using the motion sensor and everytime you tilt the controller the ball swithces to the other hand, I hope they add that feature.

Genki6349d ago

same thing myself, I find myself to be one of few people to be excited about the tilt feature. If devs get creative, it can implemented to do some interesting things, not to mention free up the buttons for other functions.

I think the reason tilt controllers have failed in the past may have to do with that many were not first party, similarly to how the PS2 HDD didn't exactly take off, it just wasn't standard. Hopefully, since the tilt is a standard feature, devs will consider it when at the drawing board.

Anyway, I'm a huge fan of the NBA 2k franchise, and I can't wait to get my hands on this one.

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The 15 Greatest Point Guards in "NBA 2K" History

The NBA 2K series has long-established itself as the premiere option when it comes to basketball simulations. With intuitive and innovative control systems, breathtakingly realistic visuals, and endlessly addictive gameplay, the franchise has blown past the competition in its quest to dominate the world of NBA gaming.

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Achievement Hunter: The Ten Easiest Achievements Ever

If you're an Xbox Live subscriber, then you're no doubt familiar with the GamerScore that's associated with your GamerTag. It's a way to notify players that you're quite good at a game, as you unlock points for completing certain tasks within it. But let's be honest, some games are beasts when it comes to earning points, and you'd rather let your score do the talking over your actual skills.

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R3D_STAR4117d ago

I remember when the Simpsons game released, the Start Achievement was funny. Now, looking back, it seems lazy. Hah.

BLAKHOODe4117d ago

I clicked on this article for the sole purpose of making sure The Simpson's "press start" achievement was included. If it weren't, the article would have no merit whatsoever.

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Top 25 Most Dominant Teams in Sports Gaming History (Part I)

Operation Sports features the top 25 most dominant teams in sports gaming history. While these teams didn't win it all in real life, they were unstoppable on the consoles.

Excerpt: "#22 Detroit Lions (Tecmo Super Bowl)

Before Detroit was the 0-16 laughing stock of the NFL, the virtual Lions were surprisingly good in the early '90s.

The Tecmo Super Bowl Lions were led by Mel Gray and Barry Sanders. These two players alone could carry your offense and decimate almost every defense in the game. For some reason, Barry could not be tackled, and to make matters worse, Mel would run pretty much every kickoff/punt back for a touchdown.

These two players alone make the Tecmo Super Bowl Lions worthy of a list that is not associated with losing."

The 16th through 25th most dominant teams grace this edition.

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