Truly the greatest
NBA 2K11 arrives with the usual fanfare you'd expect to surround the latest outing of this highly-acclaimed series, but this time there’s a huge, unmissable feather in its cap. Michael Jordan, the titular “greatest of all time”, appears in the game, but we’re not just talking his likeness. This is Jordan’s career: his...
Will be in 2K12 though
If you've been playing the superb NBA 2K11 with PlayStation Move, you might have been disappointed that the Navigation sub-controller is unsupported, leaving you with a Move in one hand and DualShock 3 in the other. Whilst we presumed Navigation support would be introduced later in the game's cycle, 2K Sports' Community...
Two consecutive months of growth for sector
Whilst sales of hardware and software are down across the board compared to the same period last year, one area of the industry that is growing is accessories, thanks in no small part to Sony's new motion controller. Move grew the sector in September and it's done so again in October, according to figures...
Leading the charge in this week's US update
So you've bought The Fight: Lights Out and you're finding it a bit tough – why not download some extra content from the PlayStation Store to give you a fighting chance? For $0.99 a pop you can buy yourself the ability to wriggle from grapples, extra stamina and harder punches, amongst other combat...
Head on in to see what's up
A bumper crop of Move content this week, with trailers, videos, a patch for PAIN and even a full game to download. Sports Champions gets a reverse disc golf course, High Velocity Bowling gets a digital compendium of all content and TV Superstars themes jump up and down screaming "pick me! Pick me!" in a manner...
At long last, it's here
Up until now, only PlayStation Plus owners have been able to use the Move features in High Velocity Bowling, leading some to speculate that the update would cost non-subscribers. The good news is that the update hit in yesterday's PlayStation Store update and is absolutely free. Other content available in the Store now...
Down from seven to five
It's that time of the week again: the UK sales charts are in and it's time to see how the Move is faring in software sales. Last week's line-up saw seven titles across the top 40, whereas this week sees a slimmed-down proportion with five motion-supported titles in the chart. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 is the biggest-selling...
Ball your eyes out
If you've always fancied yourself as a bit of a basketball wizard, the first incarnation of the sport to use PlayStation Move is out this week. NBA 2K11 is out in Europe today having already been released in North America this past Tuesday, and is the first basketball game in donkey's years to let gamers play as iconic baller...
Well, not really, but you get the picture
If you've always wanted to be Michael Jordan but don't have the money, talent or advertising pull, perhaps it's time you dialled your expectations down a little and thought about a Michael Jordan simulator. The upcoming NBA 2K11 should fill those Nike shoes quite comfortably, with Move support promising to...
Become the Greatest!
The greatest basketball player of all time debuts for the first time in this hardware generation and brings his passion for the game to NBA 2K11 with an all new Jordan Challenge mode, historic Bulls teams, and even a MJ: Creating a Legend mode offering gamers the chance to be a rookie Michael and craft a new career for him.
This is on top of improvements to core gameplay elements – including an all-new IsoMotion™ dribbling controls, deeper My Player mode with new My Career feature, all-new breathtaking visuals, and much more. This year BECOME THE GREATEST with NBA 2K11.
Jordan Challenge – Relive 10 different legendary games from Michael Jordan’s career and replicate in NBA 2K11 what MJ did on the court. Successfully reenact all 10 game scenarios to unlock the MJ: Creating a Legend mode.
Historic Chicago Bulls Teams – Ever wondered how the Lakers of today might fare against the Michael Jordan led Chicago Bulls? Get the chance to play as some of the greatest teams in NBA history as the 1985-86, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, and 1997-98 Chicago Bulls squads are put at your fingertips in Quick Game mode.
My Jordans – While playing through NBA 2K11, users will be awarded pairs of Air Jordans for hitting game milestones and accomplishments. Collect the entire line of Air Jordan shoes that MJ wore throughout his career and gain specific attribute bonuses when you have them equipped.
MJ: Creating a Legend – Complete the Jordan Challenge to unlock this special mode where you get to take control of a newly drafted rookie Michael Jordan and craft your own version of Michael’s career in the NBA.
ALL-NEW IsoMotion™ Dribbling Controls - Delivering the most realistic feeling and reacting dribbling system to date with seamless transitions between ankle breaking moves. Coupled with an all-new gesturing system allowing users to intuitively translate thought to motion and dominate like Michael Jordan from the perimeter to the paint.
ALL-NEW Dynamic Shot Control – Take your offensive game to the next level with an unprecedented amount of control via the enhanced Shot Stick™. Dozens of new shot types, from layups to jumpshots to dunks and everything in between, are completely under the user’s control with the flick of a stick. The new Shot Branching system also allows you to adjust your shots on the fly in mid-air just like MJ and ensures that you’re never stuck in long drawn out animations.
BEST NBA 2K Soundtrack EVER – The GREATEST soundtrack to date featuring an eclectic mix of upcoming breakout bands and highly acclaimed hip-hop artists such as Big Boi, Drake, and even an original, exclusive track from 12 time Grammy nominee, Snoop Dogg.
Full PlayStation®Move Functionality – Look for more details coming soon, but know that NBA 2K11 will be taking full advantage of this exciting new hardware feature.
Plus, look for more news soon about great enhancement coming to other core features like My Player and Association modes as well as NBA Today.