Modders Keep College Basketball Alive with 'March Madness 2K14' on PC

College basketball as a video game died long before the lawsuits that killed NCAA Football could do the job. A little more than a year ago, 2K Sports finally pulled the plug on the servers for College Hoops 2K8, the means through which most folks shared rosters reflecting the current year. But there still are ways to… » 2/02/14 2:31pm 2/02/14 2:31pm

Once again, 2K Sports says it knows what the problem is with NBA 2K14. Ronnie Singh said yesterday developers are fixing crashes in the MyCareer/MyGM modes and the online "ThePark" mode. "We're getting back to normal everywhere else." Singh said. He's indicated he'll do a Reddit AMA "after a couple more things stabilize." » 1/04/14 4:08pm 1/04/14 4:08pm

If You Combined Battlefield and Forza's Outrages, You'd Have NBA 2K14

Earlier this afternoon, 2K Sports' Ronnie Singh—Ronnie2K on Twitter—gave everyone playing NBA 2K14 a code for a special pre-game player animation as a make-good for the online troubles that paralyzed the game this weekend. Naturally, when I went to enter the code on my PlayStation 4, 2K's servers were down. » 12/31/13 6:00pm 12/31/13 6:00pm

The PS4 Makes Madden, FIFA and NBA 2K Better, But Not Essential

Heading into this console transition my opinion was that, of all the genres that could possibly sell a new Xbox or PlayStation, sports would come in last. Despite the richer visuals and refined experiences I've seen so far, that opinion still stands. » 11/17/13 5:00pm 11/17/13 5:00pm

Is 'The Jordan Challenge' Returning to NBA 2K14 for PS4 and Xbox One?

One of the most confounding things about the NBA 2K series over the last two years is why two special modes—"The Jordan Challenge" from NBA 2K11 and "NBA's Greatest" from NBA 2K12—have neither carried forward nor, at least, been re-released as DLC. But a curious domain name registered to 2K Sports may change that. » 10/26/13 1:00pm 10/26/13 1:00pm

Gamers Shrug as Next-Generation Sports Get Last-Gen Hype

Eight years ago I convinced myself I needed a new video gaming experience. I'd been dragging a canvas deck chair into the living room, sitting three feet from the screen just so I could make out the receivers from defensive backs in Madden, or tell a curveball from a fastball in MVP Baseball. I finally said enough in… » 10/23/13 4:00pm 10/23/13 4:00pm

Fans Seem to be Waiting for Big-Name Sports to Launch on New Consoles

The third of three sports titles releasing on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at launch arrived on shelves today—NBA 2K14—but if reviews and sales figures for its peers are any indication, fans appear to be waiting for the next console generation before they buy the sports titles closing out this one. If at all. » 10/01/13 12:30pm 10/01/13 12:30pm

NBA 2K14 Designer 'Regrets' Repeated Control Changes

For the third straight year, 2K Sports' NBA 2K series has remade its control set, which imposes a learning curve on everyone—even the series' most dedicated players. The game's lead gameplay designer called the repeated changes "kind of regrettable," and "something that I'm a little embarrassed of" in a podcast today. » 9/25/13 4:00pm 9/25/13 4:00pm

Gay Wrestler to Make His Video Game Debut in WWE 2K14

In about three hours, 2K Sports will reveal the roster for the "30 Years of Wrestlemania" mode in WWE 2K14. The main roster hasn't been revealed yet, but 2K has said it will include Darren Young, the openly gay wrestler who this week had one of the most understated coming-outs, especially for a sports figure. » 8/17/13 12:00pm 8/17/13 12:00pm