When Peripatet was in Jordan visiting the ancient wonder of Petra, he had only one thing on his mind: dragging along a laptop and a copy of Civilization V, and building the video game version of Petra in front of the real thing.
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.
What's intriguing to me - beyond Horace Grant's and Buck Williams' rec specs - is the commentary. Kevin Harlan, Clark Kellogg and Doris Burke are a modern-day team, but they still came back to read dialogue specific to the plot lines of this game (and the Jordan Challenge's nine others). I'm sure some of the remarks…
When it arrives Oct. 5, NBA 2K11 will feature a 10-game "Jordan Challenge" that recreates Michael Jordan's most famous performances. Here's a breakdown of each game, its significance, and what you must do - plus one very notable omission.
The Shrug. The Double Nickel. And "God disguised as Michael Jordan." The signature moments of the NBA's greatest player ever will be playable in a special challenge coming to NBA 2K11.