Seventeen years ago on Friday, Space Jam hit theaters. That makes now the perfect time for this fake oral history of the film's climactic throwdown between the Tune Squad and the Monstars, done with all the self-regarding gravitas of an ESPN 30-For-30 documentary.
If you got in on this summer's bar argument over which U.S. Olympic basketball team was better, and were convinced that the Dream Team could beat anything that walked the earth, including a team of Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, then NBA 2K13 has good news for you.
When Kobe Bryant hypothesized that the 2012 U.S. Men's Basketball Team would beat the 1992 squad—the original Dream Team—Michael Jordan just laughed. Charles Barkley said only three players from the current team could have cracked their roster.
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.
NBA 2K12 will follow last year's extremely popular "Jordan Challenge" by again reaching deep into the game's memory bank, serving up 15 re-creations of the NBA's greatest performances with an all-new cast of legends, and broadcast presentation authentic to their eras.
Those who dug out their 3D glasses for the last post, my attempt to show you Madden's 3D mode fell flat. Here to save the day is Operation Sports' MessenjahMatt, with a 3D presentation of Michael Jordan in NBA 2K11.
The incentive for completing NBA 2K11's "The Jordan Challenge" is "Creating a Legend," which allows you to take Michael Jordan through the game's career mode. If you can't beat all 10 challenges, an unlock code out there will bypass it.
Michael Jordan returned to the NBA in 1995 with a famous two-word statement. He returns to video games with NBA 2K11, a deeply compelling narrative of both the league in present day and the feats of its greatest player ever.
With a week to go until NBA 2K11 cannonballs the pool, 2K Sports is dropping all sorts of hype and gameplay vids, highlighted by this one stitching together in-game footage from "The Jordan Challenge." Mild spoiler alert.
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…
For years, NBA 2K only featured a few pair of authentic Air Jordans in its equipment lineup. That changes with NBA 2K11, featuring His Airness in the game. Twenty-five models are available, and they carry attribute boosts.
Snoop Dogg provides the theme, custom-fit to NBA 2K11, in a montage 2K Sports gave exclusively to IGN earlier today. Jordan on Kobe, the Bad Boys bringing it up, LeBron in Miami, Ewing with the up-and-under. It'll fire you up.
Ten great games and eight great teams from the zenith of Michael Jordan's career were not enough. NBA 2K11 will feature a singleplayer mode allowing you to take the game's greatest superstar into today's league - if you're good enough.
Press play on this video and read that headline in the voice of former Chicago Bulls public address Ray Clay, because the game's soundtrack includes "Sirius" by the Alan Parsons Project, the team's intro song during the Michael Jordan era.
Thursday's news of "The Jordan Challenge" coming to NBA 2K11 certainly felt like a trip down memory lane - of video games, as well as His Airness' career.
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.
Here is Michael Jordan on the cover of this fall's NBA 2K11. Cool image, a long time coming, but isn't Muhammad Ali "the greatest of all time"?