College Basketball is Officially Dead to Video Games

For years, 2K Sports maintained server support for the final edition of its defunct series, like All-Pro Football 2K8, NHL 2K10 » 11/25/12 6:00pm 11/25/12 6:00pm, and, most importantly, , where a robust user community was updating, re-rating and sharing rosters well into this year.

You Don't Have to Wait for NBA 2K13 to See Which Dream Team Would Win

If you want to face off the 1992 USA "Dream Team" of basketball versus the 2012 edition, without waiting for NBA 2K13, NLSC has the file you need, provided you're playing NBA 2K12 on a PC. [via Operation Sports] » 8/22/12 10:30pm 8/22/12 10:30pm

If He Doesn't Win Re-Election, President Obama Can Always Coach the…

Or the Chicago Bulls. Or Golden State Warriors. Or any team in NBA 2K12's Association or My Player modes, as Reddit user soadfan09 discovered today. » 5/25/12 6:00pm 5/25/12 6:00pm

No Justice, No Peace, No Ring for the Lakers, Says NBA 2K12

How important is Metta World Peace to the Los Angeles Lakers? Well, NBA 2K12 » 4/28/12 1:00pm 4/28/12 1:00pm says the team would win the Western Conference with him in the lineup. As it is, he's suspended for the next six games, and that's exactly as long as Denver will need to dispatch the Lakers, according to the game.

British Commentary Makes Everything Funnier, Especially Basketball

Comedian Anthony Richardson knows how to make basketball even more entertaining — fill it with hilarious, clueless commentary that seems to be voiced by somebody who has never watched a game of hoops in his life.

Check out this video of him commentating on an NBA 2k12-simulated matchup of last week's NBA All Star Game. » 2/29/12 12:20pm 2/29/12 12:20pm

The Ultimate Jeremy Lin Highlight Reel Arrives in the Nick of Time

Of all the tributes to the Knicks phenomenon Jeremy Lin, the best one on video might be stitched together from highlights in NBA 2K12 » 2/23/12 6:15pm 2/23/12 6:15pm, where Lin is and, who knows, may see the mid-80s before the end of the month. This video was cut by Operation Sports' Shady 00018. Last night Lin and the Knicks took down the…

2K Sports Caters to the Baseball / Basketball Crossover Crowd

2K Sports pulls a Jordan on March 6, combining its stellar basketball game with its so-so baseball franchise in the Xbox 360 exclusive $69.99 MLB 2K12/NBA 2K12 Combo Pack. » 2/08/12 9:15am 2/08/12 9:15am

A Puzzling Resurgence in Popularity for NBA 2K11

At first blush it doesn't seem to stand out: NBA 2K11 cracked the top 20 of most played titles on the Xbox 360 for the week of Jan. 16. But when you peel it back, that's actually quite astonishing, to see an old version of a sports video game resurface more than 15 months after its release. » 1/26/12 6:30pm 1/26/12 6:30pm

Get Your Artsy Hoops On With NBA 2K12’s Legends Showcase DLC, Available…

Today's launch day for 2K Sports' premium DLC add-on for their pro hoops title. As previously mentioned, Legends Showcase lets you play in a cel-shaded Times Square with 40 new Legends hoopsters in a variety of modes. Also on display is how you're My Player looks when imported into the Legends modes. You know all of… » 11/29/11 2:40pm 11/29/11 2:40pm

Cel-Shaded Kobe and Jordan Go One-on-One in These NBA 2K12 Legends Mode…

We've already talked about how 2K Sports' hit basketball title will be unloading a major update when its Legends Showcase DLC debuts next week. Today, the publisher's divulged more details about what'll be in the $10 add-on. » 11/22/11 4:40pm 11/22/11 4:40pm

Bask in the New Game Modes and Artsy Glory of NBA 2K12’s Legends…

Announced earlier today, NBA 2K12's Legends Showcase will drop 45 new stories players into 2K Sports' hit b-ball title. You can take a look at how the new graphical style looks in the trailer and screens posted above. Legends Showcase will also include several new modes and mini-games like H-O-R-S-E and 21. You'll… » 11/03/11 11:40am 11/03/11 11:40am

45 B-Ball Greats Coming to NBA 2K12 This Holiday with the Legends…

Listen, I've been a New York Knick fan all my long-suffering life, but I never thought onetime dunk champ Kenny "Sky" Walker would ever be deemed a video game legend. But there he is, sitting on the new list of incoming all-stars that 2K Sports will be adding to their hit basketball game. For 9.99 or 800 Microsoft… » 11/03/11 9:00am 11/03/11 9:00am

Basketball's Legends Take to the Streets in New NBA 2K12 DLC

More than 150 all-time NBA greats in a variety of new game modes set in New York City are coming to NBA 2K12, 2K Sports has announced today. » 10/20/11 4:40pm 10/20/11 4:40pm

NBA's 2011 Alternate Uniforms — If They're Ever Worn — Are Leaked by …

Hooray for PC versions of sports games! Some enterprising hackers have picked apart the code for NBA 2K12 and found the secret alternate jerseys that should be revealed this year if, you know, the NBA and its players get their act together and solve this lockout mess. » 10/12/11 10:30pm 10/12/11 10:30pm

NBA 2K12: The Kotaku Review

Midway through an early season Hornets-Heat contest the screen cuts to a promotion telling me Friday night, Kobe Bryant and the Lakers take on the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center. Sounds like a good game, I think to myself. What time is that on? 7:30 p.m., the screen tells me. » 10/12/11 5:00pm 10/12/11 5:00pm

Every Night is Basketball Appreciation Night in NBA 2K12

It is 2 a.m. and I'm going to score 60 points with Dell Curry. Having unlocked the 1992-1993 Charlotte Hornets—you had better believe it was the first thing I did in NBA 2K12—I've started Dell in place of Kendall Gill and he is, well, he's beating his son. Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors have no answer for… » 10/04/11 5:00pm 10/04/11 5:00pm

One to Rock, One for the Box: A Quick Look at NBA 2K12's Killer Kicks

I have a nephew who's a bit of a sneaker enthusiast. He's done the whole line-up-at-midnight-for-new-Dunks thing, despite the fact that he's got size 14 feet. He's also a gamer and I took him to see a demo of NBA 2K12 earlier this summer. And, while he was polite enough not to ask about the in-game footwear in this… » 10/03/11 12:40pm 10/03/11 12:40pm