Parents' Guide to

NBA 2K10

By Brett Molina, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Robust basketball sim meant for experienced players.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 6+

Not as good as 13

Fun but not as good as 13.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 5+
great game

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (2 ):

While the game does boast some complicated controls for the novice, this remains the premier NBA simulation. The game is great at creating levels of tempo, so players can easily choose to slow down and play a half-court game or run fast breaks frequently. Computer-controller characters are smart on both sides of the ball, moving often on offense while playing tight defense. Speaking of defense, improvements have been made to the controls to better guard opponents, especially without the ball. The create-a-player mode adds another layer of depth, allowing players to earn experience points through drills and using them to bolster skills such as outside shooting, speed, and hustle. The Living Rosters updates are solid, although they don't seem to pack the depth of Electronic Arts NBA Live 10. Despite this shortcoming, NBA 2K10 is still an impressive, robust basketball sim.

Online interaction: Online chat is available and open to all other players which can create an unpredictable situation.

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