Wii #0278 - NBA Live 08 (USA)

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  1. shaunj66
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    ^^wiirelease-0325^^
     
  2. StealthSoul

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    Working on PAL?
     
  3. Bruinbaard

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    pal release will be in a few days so just wait
     
  4. aligborat69

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    Works on PAL. Patched with RegionFrii 1.21. Tried it myself.
     
  5. dsbomb

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    The controls are fairly simple. Flick up to jump, back down to shoot, flick left/right for lay ups and dunks. I'm still trying to get a game going online, to see if it's as horrible as Madden was. Hmm, there's only two people online...

    Ok, I managed to get in a game. It was not nearly as bad a lag between the motions and seeing it happen in game. There were some unexpected moves, doing a layup from 3/4 court, but it wasn't too bad.

    Hmm, after sitting the lobby for a little while, a news broadcast came on, reporting about the Isiah Thomas trial. That's a neat feature to throw in.
     
  6. MrDunk

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    can you play this with a gamecube controller?
     
  7. lagman

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    [​IMG] I'll try it just to see that.
     
  8. Kruce

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    EA did an ok job working the motion controls into their line of sports games this year, but really, PLEASE, offer a "normal" alternative next year. Madden is ok with the WiiMote, Fifa however is downright awful. I hope this one is playable, but I doubt it. I am tired of having to go into 10 minute tutorials for my friends if we wanna play a game on the Wii, thank god Smash is just around the corner. One multiplayer game to rule them all.
     
  9. Warm Woolly Shee

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    (I have yet to play NBA Live)

    I love Wii controls as well, but use them for what they're good at - FPS's, bowling, batting, and so on. Certain games are better with normal gamepads.
     
  10. hergipotter

    hergipotter GBAtemp Regular

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    not quite the topic, but i really like the controls of fifa08 on the Wii. I also played it on the PC and i think the wii controls create a very new feeling which makes fifa interesting again.
     
  11. Kenshin2k

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    really only english like fifa?
     
  12. hogg

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    The controls are not that bad my sons where able to get use to them fairly quick.
    This is my first nba live since *gulp* nbalive95
     
  13. 754boy

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  14. roboz

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    First basketball game on the wii, it'll get better soon enough
     
  15. T. A.

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    It´s not THAT bad. I made 2 online-games yesterday and it´s quite funny and i had no problems with it. I think EA made a good job with its online game system.
     
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