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NBA Street: Home Court (PS3)

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Manufacturer: Electronic Arts / Genre: Sport

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      04.09.2009 10:24
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      My bar was set higher than this game

      NBA is another branch that EA have Expanded, with the addition of NBA street homecourt.
      The game in itself is a street style basketball game, which enables you as the player to dunk, pass, alleyoop in crazy ways never done before.

      The 'In' Game***
      The Game was made in 2008 by EA BIG(just another name for EA) and featured some of the biggest names in Basketball, in they're street version.
      Such as Allen Iverson and yes it does have the legend Kobe Bryant!.

      The modes****
      The main game mode is Homecourt, which is a career mode which is featured on mostly all modern day playstation games.
      After seeing this bargain and 'CEX game exchange' I could not resist buying this edition of street ball.

      Controls****
      The controls are rather simple - but the game enables you to pull off some 'cool' moves, you can for instance pull off dribbles through legs, steals , and dunk three times in a row.

      Engine***
      The gameplay - For one of the first EA street ball games, I think the Engine is great. Don't tell me that doing a helicopter reverse dunk dosen't please you!
      It is very advanced for EA's first attack on basketball streetwise.

      Gimme some more of it!****
      The game is rather addicitive aswell, all be it rather a boring ending, I could not wait until I received an offer for a player, then I had to decide who to drop etc, and it gave the game a real feeling. You can choose your team and play with who you want.

      Gameplay***?
      One thing I will say is the gameplay is rather slow for a basketball game, you often see your players jumping 10m+ into the air waiting for an alleyoop, realistic I think not.
      Plus if you are an experienced baller this game will entertain you for a maximum of 10 hours.

      Wheres the Bonus?***
      No bonus content aswell is another major EA flop, as I was looking forward to some great interviews with legends.
      Also It does not feature the legend MIchael Jordan? With no playable Jordan the value to me goes down.
      We don't just want the Modern Legends, We want Old School.

      Sound***
      The in game sound-tracks are... wait for it ... terrible.
      Me being hard to impress, I was expecting basketball tracks such as
      Bow Wow - Basketball
      Biggie Smalls - Victory
      Your average Gangster basketball tracks, you won't find that here though, instead you will find the Neighbours theme tune and the Ice cream van jingle songs.
      Well not them obviously but It isn't that different. People like Omarion sing the background. I want a basketball track!

      If you want value, get NBA Live 2k9 - If you want to play street - you know where to go.

      Thanks for reading

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    NBA Street returns with a brand new game engine only possible with the power of next generation console systems, allowing the franchise to once again raise the bar with innovative gameplay and cutting edge visuals. With a new animation engine and control system, we put the ball in your hand and allow you to show off your own style by creating hundreds of tricks on the fly. Soar through the air to execute gravity-defying dunks and double dunks or step off the back of your team-mate for a jump-off dunk. NBA Street Homecourt merges legendary playgrounds with the hometown courts of your favourite NBA stars, featuring 360 degrees of view. Plus, the NBA's best players are all rendered in meticulous detail, making true athlete likeness a reality and putting you up close and personal with every move and moment. Set roots in your own homecourt as an anonymous baller with big dreams. Earn a name for yourself and garner respect as you progress along your hometown journey and become a legend. Any way you shake it, NBA Street Homecourt allows you to play like you never dreamed you could, right from the first time you pick up the controller. Trick Remixer: This all-new trick system gives you the ball and puts it in your hand. Take control of your player's rhythm mixing quick tricks with elaborate moves using two trick buttons. Perform crossovers with an instantaneous response and string together the perfect blend of combinations to take over any game. Game Breaker: Unleash a whole new set of over-the-top tricks and electrifying dunks, or watch in disbelief as your rival steals away the opportunity. Whoever has the money ball owns the Game Breaker, so releasing it into play is only the start of the pulse-pounding action. Take Your Game to New Heights: All-new dunk controls keep you engaged from take-off to throw down. Rule the court above the rim by leaping off a teammate's shoulders for a jump-off dunk or pull-off the ultimate double dunk. Showcase your Master Skills: The best NBA players have hidden master skills that separate them from the rest. Take them head on as you level up your created baller and make him a master in his own right. Become a Homecourt Hero: Go from an unknown talent to a playground legend and put your homecourt on the map by dominating courts from coast-to-coast. Create a baller, improve his game, and feel his confidence build after every win. It's your turn to take on the NBA's best and walk away a hero. Every Legend has a Beginning: The NBA's best all came from somewhere and many built their skills and reputations in their hometown playgrounds including NBA Stars Carmelo Anthony and Richard Hamilton. Earn the right to take them on head-to-head in their real-life homecourts. Fresh Create-a-player: New Create Player system allows you to quickly create avatars by melding your favorite NBA stars into the ultimate baller. Mix and match the likes of Vince Carter and LeBron James for leaping ability, Allen Iverson and Chris Paul for ball handling, and Ray Allen and Peja Stojakovic for superior shooting skills. That Girl's Got Game: Six of your favourite WNBA stars are featured for the first time ever, including Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Sheryl Swoopes. Take Your Game Online: Represent your homecourt online with your created player against the nation's greatest balers - anywhere, anytime.