Welcome to our coverage of the NBA Live 09 Community Day! This year’s event was held at EA Sports’ studios in Burnaby, BC from June 25th-27th, 2008. For those unfamiliar with community events, it is an opportunity to road test the game while it is still in development, providing feedback to the production team and sharing our impressions with our respective communities.
Please note that the Xbox 360 version was the only platform on display at the event.
NBA Live 09 Gameplay Report, covering new features including Pick & Roll Control, Quick Strike Ankle Breakers and Lockdown Defense as well impressions of how the game plays.
Hands-on impressions of NBA Live 09’s Dynasty Mode and commentary on aspects such as simulated stats, the revamped Draft and free agent negotiation phase and more.
The new ground-breaking feature in NBA Live 09.
Information about the NBA Academy, new in NBA Live 09.
A run-down of NBA Live 09’s Be a Pro Mode.
Impressions of the new features offered in Instant Replay.
A complete listing of the FIBA teams in NBA Live 09, along with their overall ratings.
A quick note about the future of the PC version.
Impressions of NBA Live 09’s graphics and a run-down of the presentation.
Tidbits that didn’t fit into any of the other reports.
Thoughts on the NBA Live 09 Community Event and thanks.