NBA LIVE 06
Next Generation Gameplay
Powered by HD technology and featuring the most realistic and true-to-life gameplay ever seen in a basketball video game. Players come alive with real-world physics and enhanced animations, and perform like their real-world counterparts.
From sweat dripping down faces and artistic tattoos to realistic body proportions, every detail is captured bringing you the complete NBA experience.
Revolutionary Create a Player
With an enhanced character creation technology, create an EA SPORTS™ Freestyle Superstar who looks exactly like you.
82-Game Season Mode
Take on the challenge of winning an NBA championship as you battle conference rivals and cross-country powerhouses inside new-look arenas and venues.
Dominate the Next Generation Online
Experience the ultimate online gaming environment and take on your toughest rivals from coast-to-coast.
EA SPORTS™ Freestyle Superstars
NBA LIVE 06 puts users in control of the NBA’s top players with all-new EA SPORTS Freestyle Superstars. Star players perform like their real-life NBA counterparts based on distinct character types, including Power, Playmaker, Stopper and more. Playmakers dish out no-look and behind-the-back passes on command. Stoppers block shots, steal and rebound like only the best defenders in the NBA. Power players have a dizzying array of thunder dunks found only in the top NBA All-Stars.
Authentic 5-on-5 Gameplay
The NBA LIVE 06 all-new animation system helps to visually present the up-tempo, fast-break brand of basketball that makes the NBA thrive. NBA LIVE 06 also features an improved transition game and a more physical brand of play with collisions and dunked-on scenarios
New Player Visuals
A new graphics engine increases the resolution on player models and body types to unprecedented levels. Players not only play and act like their real life counterparts, but they look the part with striking detail and realism
The Voices of the NBA
Joining Marv Albert is new color commentator and former NBA star Steve Kerr. The on-air TV partners call the 5-on-5 action, while Ernie Johnson and Kenny Smith bring their own unique flavor to the Slam Dunk Contest and 3 Point Shootout in the popular NBA All-Star Weekend mode
NBA All-Star Weekend
Back and better than ever, NBA All-Star Weekend allows users to create new jaw-dropping dunks as they compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Also featuring the 3 Point Shootout, the Rookie Challenge, and the NBA All-Star Game, All-Star Weekend is available as a stand-alone game mode as well as within Dynasty Mode
EA SPORTS Online
Now available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and on Xbox Live™, EA SPORTS Online allows users to play online* against opponents from anywhere in North America and gives gamers the opportunity to meet, greet, chat, set up tournaments, download roster updates, and play head to head