NBA Live 09 Retrospective

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NBA Live 09 Retrospective

Postby Andrew on Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:46 am

NBA Live 09 Retrospective


NBA Live 09 is remembered for several things. It was the first game in the series since NBA Live 2002 to be console-exclusive, which wasn't a popular decision in our community. It's also the final NBA Live game to be released on PlayStation 2, with a game that's undoubtedly clunky, but also interesting. Conversely, it's also a game that turned out quite well on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and one that many long-time basketball gamers hold in high regard. Despite that, it's the first NBA Live game to be outsold by its NBA 2K counterpart, which isn't necessarily indicative of its quality. Finally, it had an unexpected cover player. There's a lot to look at, so let's dive in.

Next up is NBA Live 09, and it's another tale of two games. Enjoy the retrospective!

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