Parents' Guide to

NBA 2K13

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.

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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

this is soooo bad!!!!!

Listen I have 2k13&14 they both sick!! There's so many glitches that the whole development team should be fired! Don't waste your money. Where do I start. Your teammates refuse to play D the other team can make impossible shots even with all five guys on them. The other team can ride u out of bounds with no consequences but your my career guy will get a foul if he does it. Your guy still gets tired even with that Gatorade pack and with a 99 stamina. Your guy can foul out at the drop of a hat but u can barley draw fouls against the opposing team. And even when u make it to the top of the NBA as I have 3 times u still might not get voted as a starter on the all star team. It took me 6 years in game to even start to win awards, fine. But even then other players who are not as good as u get more recognition and you're at the bottom looking up. And u can never ever think of going in the top 10 of the draft ever!!! They should all be fired

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (10 ):

Quite simply, this is a fabulous NBA game, thanks in part to tweaked controls that feels great (putting a more emphasis on the dual analog stick instead of the buttons); outstanding graphics and animation that may fool passersby into thinking it's a real, television game; excellent play-by-play and color commentary; and an outstanding soundtrack to help keep you engaged. The game includes familiar and new modes ranging from 3-on-3 pick-up games and single game matches to franchise and career games. Despite a few issues with the somewhat convoluted interface, NBA 2K13 is an excellent b-ball sim worthy of the coveted sports franchise.

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