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NBA 2K12 Cyberfaces Manager Released (ModdingWay)

Ariel Santarelli of ModdingWay has released yet another fantastic utility for NBA 2K12: the NBA 2K12 Cyberfaces Manager. The tool allows you to assign cyberfaces to any player including created players, as well as change skin tone and eye colour, making it extremely useful for anyone working with NBA 2K12’s rosters.

Get the NBA 2K12 Cyberfaces Manager here in our Downloads section and check out this thread for additional release notes and support. Don’t forget you can find more handy tools for editing NBA 2K12 here and several helpful tutorials here.

NBA 2K12 My Player Cyberface Tool Released (ModdingWay)

ModdingWay’s Ariel Santarelli has released another fantastic tool for NBA 2K12: NBA 2K12 My Player Cyberface. It allows you to assign any cyberface to your player in My Player, be it a current player, historical player or your own custom face, in three easy steps. The game will also generate a portrait from the assigned face file, following one additional step.

Get the tool here in our Downloads section and see this thread in the NBA 2K12 Releases & Previews section of the Forum for additional release notes and support. Be sure to check out this section for more great utilities for NBA 2K12.

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition Sixth Best XBLA Game of 2011 (Planet Xbox 360)

Planet Xbox 360’s Robert Workman has posted his Top 20 Xbox Live Arcade games for 2011, with NBA Jam: On Fire Edition coming in at sixth. Of the game, he said:

I will be honest, I loved NBA Jam when it came out last year. But On Fire Edition addresses many of the criticisms of that game, with a lower price point, improved gameplay mechanics, more features and online play. Plus, Honey Badgers and Isaac from Dead Space make appearances. Gotta love that.

Check out the complete Top 20 here. You can pick up NBA Jam: On Fire Edition for 1200 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live or for $15 on the PlayStation Network.

Sixth Official NBA 2K12 Roster Update Released

The sixth official roster update for NBA 2K12 is now available and should be downloaded automatically so long as your PC, Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 is connected to the Internet. The new update contains the latest cuts, trades, and free agent and rookie signings through December 19th, with the exception of a couple of players who are returning after more than a year away from the league. According to Ronnie 2K, those players will be added in time along with new art files.

Remember to use the Reset Roster function in the Options menu to load the new rosters; as I’ve mentioned before, I’ve had to reset the rosters twice to get the new ones to show up and I highly recommend saving the rosters after they’ve loaded. See below for an updated list of transactions included in the latest roster and if you’re playing on PC, make sure you also downloaded JaoSming’s Rookie Arm Fix to correct problems with the rookies’ arm textures. Read More »

File Additions for NBA 2K12

Author: yonly1ME
NBA 2K12 Updated Roster

Author: Leftos
Refresh Official PC Rosters (Updated to v1.1)

Author: Leon40
New York Knicks Court Update Pack

Author: HAWK23
66 Created Team Logos
2000-2001 Philadelphia 76ers

Author: Mythbuster
Detroit Pistons’ The Palace of Auburn Hills

Author: nuhmete
2008-2009 Houston Rockets
2009-2010 Toronto Raptors

NBA 2K12 PC Giveaway Reminder

There’s just a couple of days left in our NBA 2K12 PC giveaway so if you’d like a chance to win a free copy of the game, get your entries in as soon as possible. You can earn up to five entries in the giveaway by:

  • Commenting on this news post by telling us your favourite NBA PC game
  • Replying to this thread in the NLSC Forum with your favourite community-made mod
  • Liking us on Facebook and replying to this post with your favourite NBA game cover player
  • Following us on Twitter and Tweeting @TheNLSC I want to win #NBA2K12 on PC! #NLSC
  • Subscribing to our YouTube channel and posting a channel comment telling us your favourite NBA game trailer or mix

A big thanks to everyone who has entered so far. Entries close Wednesday December 21st at 12:01 AM EST, with the winner being decided by a random draw shortly afterwards. You can find more info on the giveaway including rules and conditions of entry here.

NBA 2K12 PotW – Week 10 Results & Patch of the Year!

Congrats to TNeckDME for winning his second Patch of the Week in a row and his third total!

TNeckDME won with his Enhanced Sideline Characters. Now that we have 10 winners, there will be a two week vote to decide the Patch of the Year! TNeckDME’s Enhanced series takes up three of the possible votes and is going against the first Rookie Roster, dornas, courts, shot clocks, shoes and the 1993 Phoenix Suns. Be sure to get your vote in here!

New NBA Jam: On Fire Edition Team: Santa’s Slammers

Another holiday themed team is now available in NBA Jam: On Fire Edition. With Christmas only a week away, you can get into the festive spirit by hooping it up with Santa’s Slammers, who are now automatically unlocked in the JAM Store. You can check out a screenshot of Santa throwing it down here in our gallery and pick up NBA Jam: On Fire Edition for 1200 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live or $15 on the PlayStation Network. Be sure to check out my review as well as our Producer Q&A if you haven’t already.

With the 2012 NBA season right around the corner, we should also be seeing some roster updates for NBA Jam: On Fire Edition in the near future. EA Sports hasn’t posted any info on when the updates will be coming but everything is in place so I’d expect the new rosters to be available at some point after the season tips off.

File Additions for NBA 2K12

Author: sixers85
New Jersey Nets’ Prudential Center

Author: Drew
NBA 2K12 Official Roster (December 16th 2011)

Author: Leftos
Refresh Rosters

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Author: ej17
Atlanta Hawks Jersey Patch

Author: saharor1
NBA 2K12 Indicator for NBA Live 08
NBA 2K12 Bootup Screens for NBA Live 08

Da Czar’s NBA 2K12 Play of the Day & Patch Thoughts

Da Czar is back with a new Play of the Day video for NBA 2K12. This time Czar takes a look at a play for the New York Knicks, the NYC Base Quick 5 Offscreen. Czar has also posted his thoughts on patch v1.04, which was released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of NBA 2K12 earlier this week. Don’t forget that you can share your impressions of the patch here in the NLSC Forum.

You can watch both videos below or here on Czar’s YouTube channel. While you’re on his YouTube channel, be sure to check out the Strategy Sessions videos for some excellent tips on mastering NBA 2K12’s offensive, defensive and playcalling controls. You can also check out more from Czar over on the Sim Citi blog.

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Fifth Official NBA 2K12 Roster Update Released

2K Sports has made it five roster updates for NBA 2K12 in five days, with a new update available to download right now. The latest update should include all transactions to date including the Bulls’ signing of Richard Hamilton, as well as all first round draft picks that have signed their NBA contracts.

See below for a full list of the transactions and rookie additions included in the latest update. Once again, the update should be downloaded automatically so long as your PC, Xbox 360 or PlayStation is connected to the Internet, however you will need to use the Reset Roster function under the Options menu to load the new rosters. As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve had to reset the rosters twice to load the update and I highly recommend saving the rosters after they’ve been loaded.

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File Additions for NBA 2K12

Author: RapboY
Dirk Nowitzki Face
Kevin Durant Face

Author: sixers85
Orlando Magic Amway Center

Author: tsd77
2006-2007 Denver Nuggets
2006-2007 Phoenix Suns

Author: StompMyJordans
Penny Hardaway Face with Accessories

NBA Today Will Have 66 Game Season In NBA 2K12

Ronnie 2K has posted a couple of Tweets here and here answering questions about the 66 game schedule being patched into NBA 2K12. Ronnie has confirmed that NBA Today will reflect the lockout shortened 66 game schedule, while mentioning that it is impossible to implement for My Player, Association and Online Association. NBA Today games are currently following the original 2011/2012 season schedule.

For what it’s worth, EA Sports patched the abbreviated 50 game schedule for the lockout shortened 1998/1999 season into NBA Live 99’s Season Mode, which led to speculation that 2K Sports might be able to do the same with NBA 2K12. It is understandable that they cannot, however; beyond any technical limitations there’s also the tricky situation with multiseason play in Association and My Player, which would need to revert to 82 games from year two onwards. Selecting the 50 game schedule in NBA Live 99’s basic multiseason mode – the precursor of Franchise and Dynasty Mode – locked the user to playing 50 games for each of the ten years. Such a situation would likely be unappealing to most NBA 2K12 players, ultimately detracting from the realism in the long run.

Fourth Official NBA 2K12 Roster Update Released

The official roster updates for NBA 2K12 continue to come daily in the lead up to the 2011/2012 season, which is set to tip off just a little over a week away on Christmas Day. The latest update includes the blockbuster trade that sent Chris Paul to the Clippers and a few more rookies, though Richard Hamilton is still a free agent rather than being on the Bulls’ roster. Gilbert Arenas is back in the free agent pool after appearing on the Magic’s roster in the last update.

Please see below for an updated list of transactions and included rookies through the latest update. Remember that you may have to use the Reset Roster function under the Options menu to access the updated rosters. In my experience, I’ve usually had to reset the rosters twice to get the new rosters to show up. I would also recommend saving the new rosters once they’ve loaded.

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