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NBA LIVE 08

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What's your Go-to move?

When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate, drive the lane and rise above the rim for a monster dunk, or find an opening on the perimeter and sink a game-winning three? Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the one-on-one match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA LIVE 08.
Features
  • Overview

    Current Gen (PlayStation®2)

    When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate, drive the lane and rise above the rim for a monster dunk, or find an opening on the perimeter and sink a game-winning three? Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the one-on-one match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA LIVE 08.

    Providing an unrivaled level of authenticity to the sport, NBA LIVE 08 introduces all-new signature go-to Moves that capture the essence of the NBA’s best, and you can now play the game on a console like you see it from the stands.

    Pass the ball inside and rule down low with ‘own the paint’ post play. String together combos of fakes and shots to fool your defender into committing and create space for the game-defining bucket. On the perimeter, in the paint, and with unparalleled depth, dominate with your go-to move with NBA LIVE 08.

    PC

    When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate, drive the lane and rise above the rim for a monster dunk, or find an opening on the perimeter and sink a game-winning three? Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the one-on-one match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA LIVE 08.

    Providing an unrivaled level of authenticity to the sport, NBA LIVE 08 introduces all-new signature go-to Moves that capture the essence of the NBA’s best, and you can now play the game on a console like you see it from the stands.

    Pass the ball inside and rule down low with ‘own the paint’ post play. String together combos of fakes and shots to fool your defender into committing and create space for the game-defining bucket. On the perimeter, in the paint, and with unparalleled depth, dominate with your go-to move with NBA LIVE 08.

    Next Gen

    When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate the lane and rise above the rim for a monster slam, or find an opening around the perimeter and sink the game-winning basket? Now NBA LIVE 08 is fun for all on the Wii with a simple flick of the wrist. Get in on the ground floor of EA SPORTS critically acclaimed basketball franchise and show-off your go-to Move on the Wii.

    The Wii allows you to actually perform a slam dunk by rotating your Wii remote downwards, or pull up for a jumper by flicking the Wii remote up and down. Blow by the defense with a quick crossover by tilting the nunchuck left or right. NBA LIVE 08 for the Wii gets off the couch and into the action!

    Now you have 2 ways to play with EA SPORTS Family Play. Introducing a new multiplayer, social experience for EA SPORTS Wii games that allows novice users to compete against advanced players and still enjoy success. Take control of the action using just the Wii remote and let the AI take care of movement to take the glory as you drive to the basket. But if you’ve already got game, plug in your nunchuck and play with the advanced control setting to get the depth that you crave. Now everyone can dominate with your go-to move on NBA LIVE 08 for the Wii.

    Hand-Held (PSP®)

    When the game is on the line and the ball is in your hands, what will you do? Will you penetrate, drive the lane and rise above the rim for a monster dunk, or find an opening on the perimeter and sink a game-winning three? Take control of the game with a full arsenal to win the one-on-one match-up from every spot on the floor with NBA LIVE 08.

    Providing an unrivaled level of authenticity to the sport, NBA LIVE 08 introduces all-new signature go-to Moves that capture the essence of the NBA’s best, and you can now play the game on a console like you see it from the stands.

    Pass the ball inside and rule down low with ‘own the paint’ post play. String together combos of fakes and shots to fool your defender into committing and create space for the game-defining bucket. On the perimeter, in the paint, and with unparalleled depth, dominate with your go-to move with NBA LIVE 08.

    Key features
    Current Gen - Features

    Dominate in the Paint
    Put the ball in the hands of your big men and have them battle down low with all-new pump fakes, drop-steps, hooks, spins, and other new moves.


    Find Your Range
    All-new Hot Spots based on real player stats show you where to shoot, where you’re cold, and where to take that game-winning shot.


    All-New FIBA World Championship
    Prove your global dominance by challenging premier international teams in a FIBA tournament, including the United States, Spain, France, and more.


    Signature Go-To Moves
    Break out authentic Go-To Moves of the game’s greatest players when the team needs you most. Turn the momentum with familiar fadeaways, floaters, stepback jumpers, and more.


    All-New Dynasty Scenarios
    Play when it counts. Simulate in Dynasty Mode™ then take back control during the most crucial possessions of the game.


    PC - Features

    Dominate in the Paint
    Put the ball in the hands of your big men and have them battle down low with all-new pump fakes, drop-steps, hooks, spins, and other new moves.


    Find Your Range
    All-new Hot Spots based on real player stats show you where to shoot, where you’re cold, and where to take that game-winning shot.


    All-New FIBA World Championship
    Prove your global dominance by challenging premier international teams in a FIBA tournament, including the United States, Spain, France, and more.


    Signature Go-To Moves
    Break out authentic Go-To Moves of the game’s greatest players when the team needs you most. Turn the momentum with familiar fadeaways, floaters, stepback jumpers, and more.


    All-New Dynasty Scenarios
    Play when it counts. Simulate in Dynasty Mode™ then take back control during the most crucial possessions of the game.


    Next Gen - Features

    Get Your NBA Fix on the Wii
    Up the fun factor and load up NBA LIVE 08 on the Wii! Now you have the chance to get your friends in on the action.


    Jump In with EA SPORTS Family Play
    Now there’s two ways to play! Grab a controller and interrupt the computer at any time to take control of your team. You control your team’s shooting, passing, and steals on defence, and leave the rest up to the AI.


    NBA LIVE 08 Party
    Play the Slam Dunk Contest and 3-Point Shootout with your friends in your living room, and track your scores with your Mii™ avatar. Each game is a turn-based, multiplayer experience for up to four players offline.


    Dominate with Your Go-To Move
    Take command of the game by busting out a signature go-to move when you need it most.


    Up the Ante with Superstar Challenge
    Re-live the greatest moments from last year’s NBA season. Think you could have come through in the clutch for that comeback? Think you could get hot and hit 40? Prove it with goal based achievements in Superstar Challenge.


    Make your Nation Proud
    Show your patriotism and play as your national team with 8 teams integrated right into play now.


    Up to 8 Players Online
    Grab up to four of your friends offline and challenge another group by connecting online with online play.


    Eye-Catching Visuals
    Running at a smooth 60 frames per second and coupled with great looking graphics, NBA LIVE 08 on the Wii is comparable to any title in its class.


    Hand-Held - Features

    Compete for the crown
    Earn rewards and unlock specialty items fit for a king with The Crown, an all-encompassing tracking system that tallies your accomplishments and statistics in four game modes.


    All-new FIBA National Teams
    Put you pride on the line and square off against the elite international teams from around the globe, including the United States, Spain, France, and more.


    Signature GO-TO Moves
    Featuring familiar fadeaways, floaters, step-back jumpers, and more, break out the authentic Go-To Moves of the game’s greatest players when the team needs you most.


    All-New NBA Challenges
    Re-enact Gilbert Arenas’ 60-point outburst against the Lakers and 59 other more of the greatest player moments of the 2006-2007 NBA season.

  • All Platforms
    This title is rated 3+