20th Anniversary of NBA Live: NBA Live 99 Retrospective

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20th Anniversary of NBA Live: NBA Live 99 Retrospective

Postby Andrew on Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:40 pm

Continuing our 20th Anniversary of NBA Live content, it's a retrospective of NBA Live 99!

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I’ve mentioned this before in a couple of articles, but NBA Live 99 is a somewhat overlooked and forgotten game. It doesn’t help that it came between NBA Live 98, a game that saw a really big leap from the year before, and NBA Live 2000, one of the best games in the NBA Live series. The lockout that threatened the 1999 season is also a factor, as it meant that NBA Live 99 shipped without updated rosters, in a transitional year for the NBA. On top of that, its cover player, Antoine Walker, has consistently topped “worst cover player” polls that we’ve run. It’s a shame though, because NBA Live 99 is actually a really good game.


Check it out here: 20th Anniversary of NBA Live: NBA Live 99 Retrospective
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