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NBA Live 16 Review: Airball

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Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4
We played on: PlayStation 4

They say competition breeds innovation, but I’m not so sure that’s always the case. When it comes to choosing a basketball simulation video game, pickings are quite slim. You’ve got the always-excellent NBA 2K series from 2K Games and you’ve got the less excellent and sometimes terrible NBA Live series from Electronic Arts. With each passing year, NBA Live gets closer and closer to being a viable choice, but it’s still not there yet. Read More

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NBA 2K16 Review: Courtside Brilliance

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Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC
We played on: PlayStation 4

There is only one reason to play a sports video game—to recreate that sport in the comfort of your home. Unlike other games, which could appeal to a wide variety of audiences for a multitude of reasons, sports games are designed specifically to please die-hard fans of that sport.

If you’re a casual NBA fan or have only a cursory knowledge of the game of basketball, then NBA 2K16 is not for you. Read More

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EA NCAA Settlement Results in $60 Million Payment to Athletes

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The dispute between a number of college athletes and the Electronic Arts official NCAA video games has come to an end. A federal judge in the District Court on Northern California approved the decision to award a total of $60 million to the athletes themselves. This amount covers two settlements. In May, EA and the College Licensing Company agreed to pay $40 million to the players and in June the NCAA agreed to pay $20 million. Read More