NCAA Basketball 10
|NCAA Basketball 10|
NCAA Basketball 10 cover art.
|Platform(s)||Playstation 3, Xbox 360|
|Release date(s)||November 18th, 2009|
NCAA Basketball 10 is the fourteenth installment in the NCAA Basketball series by EA Sports, released on November 18th 2009 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Blake Griffin appeared on the game's cover. A demo was released on the Xbox 360 marketplace on November 5th, 2009. It features North Carolina and Duke in one five minute half at Cameron Indoor Stadium. It is the direct sequel to NCAA Basketball 09 and to date is the final game released in the NCAA Basketball series.
On February 10th 2010, EA Sports officially announced that all future NCAA Basketball projects would be put on indefinite hold and that there were no plans for releasing a new title in 2010.
Official Features List
- Play in the Spotlight - New authentic broadcasting presentations of ESPN and CBS Sports] featuring announcing crews of Dick Vitale, Brad Nessler, and Erin Andrews for ESPN, and Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery for CBS Sports.
- New Motion Offenses - Users are now able to choose from multiple offenses that include the Dribble Drive, Princeton, Flex and more.
- Home Court Advantage - The game features the 20 Toughest Places to Play as voted by the fans.
- New Dynamic Updates - Real-life RPI ratings and stats from every Division I school are imported into the game every week.
- Gameplay and Visual Enhancements - The game features more than 100 improvements including player movement, rebounding, off-ball collisions, alley-oops, size-ups, and more.
- Deeper In-Game Strategy - Improved Coach Feedback System and Team Tempo Control enables users to execute their gameplan to perfection.
- Dynasty Mode Enhancement, deeper Dynasty
The game includes 325 of the 347 schools in NCAA Division I. Eight programs that are fully classified as Division I were left out as well as 13 transitional programs. Division II Chaminade is playable in the included Maui Invitational Tournament.
EA intended to release the game with the same 64 historical teams that were included in NCAA Basketball 09, but due to issues brought about by a lawsuit filed by former UCLA player Ed O'Bannon, they were removed from the game prior to release.
NCAA Basketball 09
Last game to date