What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that NBA 2K14 is a family-friendly, professional-basketball simulation. Players can play as or against their favorite players and teams. There isn't any controversial content to worry about, but be aware plenty of consumer brands can be seen, and online players can talk in an unmoderated and unfiltered environment.
What kids can learn
Thinking & Reasoning
- applying information
- time management
- achieving goals
- meeting challenges together
Responsibility & Ethics
- following codes of conduct
Health & Fitness
- fine motor skills
Engagement, Approach, Support
The game is engaging and fun as kids learn to play basketball virtually.
Gamers can learn the rules of basketball, soak up the fun rivalries among teams and players, tweak hand-eye coordination and strategic thinking skills, and follow codes of conduct.
The game has simplified its controls over the years, and there's a tutorial mode. Players will get data but not direct help.
What's it about?
Is it any good?
Families can talk about...
Do you buy sports games every year? Do you spend $60 on a new disc every 12 months, or do you wait every few years to truly see a difference over last year's version?
Did playing this virtual game make you want to shoot some hoops?
|Platforms:||Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows|
|Available online?||Available online|
|Release date:||October 1, 2013|
|Topics:||Sports and martial arts, Great boy role models|
|ESRB rating:||E for (No Descriptors) (PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One) |