NBA LIVE 09

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Made Fresh Daily All Season Long.

NBA LIVE 09 has fundamentally shifted the way gamers look at sports simulation games and emulates - with absolute precision - an NBA player based on last night, not last season. Coupled with new features like Pick and Roll Control, Defensive Lockdown Control, Signature Playcalling and Quickstrike Ankle-Breakers, the NBA LIVE experience will hook gamers from beginning to end. For those in need of some extra coaching, NBA LIVE 09 takes gamers to training camp with the NBA Academy that gives them a chance to hone their skills.
Features
  • Overview

    Xbox360™ / PLAYSTATION® 3 Features

     


    Dynamic DNA
    The brain behind the game is powered by the premier analytics provider using NBA data for over 20 NBA teams, which evaluates Player DNA that breaks down how a player scores, Team DNA that rates how the players on the floor play as a unit and Tendencies that refer to the percentage a player drives left, right or shoots from each spot on the floor.


    NBA LIVE 365
    Made fresh daily all season long.

    NBA LIVE 365 takes it to a whole new level of connectivity, providing you an unprecedented level of authenticity and realism.

    Now every game truly is different powered by Dynamic DNA data updating daily.


    NBA Rewind*
    Think you can do it better?
    Rewrite history and replay last night's game with the updated statistical data that recreates identical conditions including injuries, hot/cold streaks, tendencies and player DNA.


    Pick and Roll Control
    This new two-man game mechanic lets you control both the ball handler and the screener, as you set screens and run two man plays, with on court instructions popping up to guide you through each play.


    Signature Playcalling
    Introducing an accessible in game playcalling system that pushes on-court visualisation to guide you through the play.

    Linked to LIVE 365, this feature will suggest authentic plays for NBA's stars to run on the court.


    NBA Academy
    Get the most out of your game and hone your skills when you jump into game with an all-new practice facility.


    Quickstrike AnkleBreakers
    Force your defender to step up and guess what you'll do next.

    Trigger the turbo button and use the right analog stick for bold, responsive ball-handling moves to fake out your defender and create scoring opportunities.


    Lockdown Control
    A new risk reward system to lock in your check on defense. Get in tight on a strong shooting guard to take away his shot, or play back to keep a quick point guard from blowing by you.


    FIBA Expanded
    With 24 national teams to choose from, you can compete in an international tournament using authentic FIBA rosters and teams, including, the United States, Spain, France, and more


    Be A Pro
    Feel what it's like to be a part of a team and lock in as one player - online using Online Team Play, or offline in single player mode. Let NBA LIVE give you feedback and track how well you are playing your position.


    5 vs. 5 Online Team Play*
    All 10 players on the court can now be controlled by users on 10 different consoles around the world. Now the game outcome can be completely dependent on how you play as an online team


    Online Leagues 2.0*
    Create your own online league, with all-new drafting, trades and a custom playoff format (Best of 1, 3, 5 or 7 games).


    EA SPORTS World Integration*
    Create your own highlight reel then upload the video to EA SPORTS World to prove your passion to the world.



    * Internet connection required for online play


    PLAYSTATION® 2 Features

     


    All-New Be a Pro
    Featuring a dynamic new way to experience the game, play out an entire career by taking on the role of your favorite NBA player. Team- and player-specific goals will drive you to be the best player in the NBA.


    Expandable FIBA World Championships
    Playing on FIBA regulation courts, using FIBA rules, experience authentic international basketball by challenging 24 FIBA teams.


    All-New Player DNA
    Tendencies of real-life NBA players have been broken down like never before. Before hitting the floor, find out if a player tends to raise his game against an upcoming opponent or is prone to having an off night.


    Hot Spots 2.0
    Unique player indicators help alter your decision to shoot or pass. Based on where your player is on the floor, a red or blue glow designates a spot where a player tends to hit the shot or likely to toss up a brick.


    Enhanced Practice Mode
    With the weight of the franchise on your shoulders, practice the fundamentals and hone your skills on both ends of the floor with enhanced practice sessions.


    Dynasty Mode Improvements
    Lure in key free agents using the new Dynasty Negotiation mini-game or let the CPU handle off-the-court items while you focus on winning championships.


    Nintendo Wii™ Features

     


    Unique Wii Experience
    Enjoying basketball action on Wii is now easier with refined gestures that get you into the action with a variety of ways to play that offers something for everyone.


    Run 2-on-2
    Own the court in this over-the-top 2-on-2 experience that puts the focus on a fun day at the playground.. Grab a teammate and take on your friends.


    All-Play Controls
    A simplified control system enables novice players to focus on fun. Players control key actions like shooting and passing, while the game controls player movement.


    Point and Pass
    Challenge yourself using a precision passing system with Point and Pass.


    Advanced Controls
    Consider yourself an old pro? Challenge yourself with in-depth controls.


    Re-Live the Glory Days
    Go old-school and hold the Wii-Remote with two hands for a classic NBA LIVE game experience.


    21
    All-new to All-Play, but a fan favourite on the court. A great way to practice shooting and free-throws to challenge yourself and show your opponent what you can do.


    Slam Dunk Contest
    With more interaction, dunks have become a lot more fun!


    3-point Shootout
    Race your friends and the clock to see who owns real estate from beyond the arc.


    Simplified Online*
    Finding an opponent and entering a game should be just as simple in the online space as it would be if they were sitting next to you on the couch. Up to 4 players per console can take on 4 other players on another.


    FIBA Expanded
    With 24 national teams to choose from, you can compete against any NBA or WNBA team using authentic FIBA rosters and teams.


    WNBA players
    These women can do it all - dunk, shoot 3's and block shots. Suit up from your choice of 22 WNBA players featured in game, including stars such as Candace Parker, Sue Bird or Lisa Leslie and take on your favorite NBA or FIBA team


    Take your team from start to finish
    Play a complete season with your favorite NBA team.


    PSP® Features

     


    All-New Player DNA
    Tendencies of real-life NBA players have been broken down like never before. Before hitting the floor, find out if a player tends to raise his game against an upcoming opponent or is prone to having an off night.


    Run 2-on-2
    Create classic matchups between current NBA players or all-time NBA legends in an arcade-style, old-school streetball game mode where power-ups help exert your dominance.


    Expandable FIBA World Championships
    Playing on FIBA regulation courts, using FIBA rules, experience authentic international basketball by challenging 24 FIBA teams.


    Reclaim The Crown
    Relive classic moments from past NBA seasons, earning rewards and unlocking items along the way. Master all aspects of the game and track your progress throughout four game modes.


    Hot Spots 2.0
    Unique player indicators help alter your decision to shoot or pass. Based on where your player is on the floor, a red or blue glow designates a spot where a player tends to hit the shot or likely to toss up a brick.


    Raise Your Game
    Take the ball to the basket with greater control with crossovers and spin moves. With an enhanced Freestyle control, express yourself like never before.

  • PSP

    • Dynamic DNA - NBA player tendencies have been broken down like never before. In our Hot/Cold Players breakdown, find out if your player raises his game against an opponent, or if they’re likely to have an off night.
    • Expanded FIBA World Championship - Playing on FIBA regulation courts, using FIBA rules, experience authentic international basketball by challenging 24 FIBA teams.
    • Hot Spots - Find your player’s comfort zones on the court. Bring up his Hot Spots, and you’ll know exactly from where on court he likes to shoot.
    • 2 on 2 - Grab powerups to exert your dominance in this arcade-style battle. Matchup current NBA players or all-time NBA legends in the classic playground game.
    • The Crown - Relive challenges from the past NBA season and before, earning rewards and unlocking items. Master all aspects of the game and track your progress throughout four game modes.

  • Playstation 2

    • Dynamic DNA - NBA player tendencies have been broken down like never before. In our Hot/Cold Players breakdown, find out if your player raises his game against an opponent, or if they’re likely to have an off night.
    • New Be A Pro Mode - Featuring a dynamic new way to experience the game, play out an entire career by taking on the role of your favorite NBA player. Master a position and develop your skills to ultimately become a basketball legend.
    • Practice Mode - Practice the fundamentals and hone your skills on both ends of the floor.
    • Expanded FIBA World Championship - Playing on FIBA regulation courts, using FIBA rules, experience authentic international basketball by challenging 24 FIBA teams.
    • Hot Spots v2.0 - Your player’s indicator will start to glow red or blue when they’re in a spot on the court where they shoot out the lights or toss up bricks.
    • Enhanced Dynasty Mode - Need that Free Agent to push your team over the hump? Try the new Dynasty Negotiation Mini game and get him signed. Don’t feel like managing your entire staff? Delegate tasks to the CPU while you focus on winning championships.

  • PlayStation 3

    • Dynamic DNA - The brain behind the game is powered by the premier analytics provider using NBA data for over 20 NBA teams, which evaluates Player DNA that breaks down how a player scores, Team DNA that rates how the players on the floor play as a unit and Tendencies that refer to the percentage a player drives left, right or shoots from each spot on the floor.
    • Made Fresh Daily All Season Long - NBA LIVE 365 takes it to a whole new level of connectivity, providing you an unprecedented level of authenticity and realism. Now every game truly is different powered by Dynamic DNA data updating daily.
    • Pick and Roll Control - This new two-man game mechanic lets you control both the ball handler and the screener, as you set screens and run two man plays.
    • Signature Playcalling - Introducing an accessible in-game playcalling system that pushes on-court visualization to guide you through the play. Linked to LIVE 365, this feature will suggest authentic plays for NBA’s stars to run on the court.
    • NBA Academy - Get the most out of your game and hone your skills when you jump into game with an all-new practice facility.
    • Quickstrike AnkleBreakers - Force your defender to step up and guess what you’ll do next. Trigger the turbo button and use the right analog stick for bold, responsive ball-handling moves to fake out your defender and create scoring opportunities.
    • Lockdown Defense Control - Get in tight on a strong shooting guard to take away his shot, or play back to keep a quick point guard from blowing by you.
    • FIBA Expanded - With 24 national teams to choose from, you can compete in an international tournament using authentic FIBA rosters and teams, including, the United States, Spain, France, and more.

  • Nintendo Wii

    • Unique Wii Experience - Enjoying basketball action on Wii is now easier with refined gestures that get you into the action with a variety of ways to play that offers something for everyone.
    • 2-on-2 Action - Own the court in this over-the-top 2-on-2 experience that puts the focus on a fun time the playground. Grab a teammate and take on your friends.
    • All-Play Controls - A simplified control system enables novice players to focus on fun. Players control key actions like shooting and passing, while the game controls player movement.
    • Point and Pass - Challenge yourself using a precision passing system with Point and Pass.
    • FIBA Expanded - With 24 national teams to choose from, you can compete against any NBA or WNBA team using authentic FIBA rosters and teams.
    • 21 - All-new to All-Play, but a fan favorite on the court. A great way to practice shooting and free-throws to challenge yourself and show your opponent what you can do.
    • That Girl’s Got Game - These women can do it all – dunk, shoot 3’s and block shots. Suit up from your choice of 22 WNBA players featured in game, including stars such as Candace Parker, Sue Bird or Lisa Leslie and take on your favorite NBA or FIBA team.

  • Xbox 360

    • Dynamic DNA - The brain behind the game is powered by the premier analytics provider using NBA data for over 20 NBA teams, which evaluates Player DNA that breaks down how a player scores, Team DNA that rates how the players on the floor play as a unit and Tendencies that refer to the percentage a player drives left, right or shoots from each spot on the floor.
    • Made Fresh Daily All Season Long - NBA LIVE 365 takes it to a whole new level of connectivity, providing you an unprecedented level of authenticity and realism. Now every game truly is different powered by Dynamic DNA data updating daily.
    • Pick and Roll Control - This new two-man game mechanic lets you control both the ball handler and the screener, as you set screens and run two man plays.
    • Signature Playcalling - Introducing an accessible in-game playcalling system that pushes on-court visualization to guide you through the play. Linked to LIVE 365, this feature will suggest authentic plays for NBA’s stars to run on the court.
    • NBA Academy - Get the most out of your game and hone your skills when you jump into game with an all-new practice facility.
    • Quickstrike AnkleBreakers - Force your defender to step up and guess what you’ll do next. Trigger the turbo button and use the right analog stick for bold, responsive ball-handling moves to fake out your defender and create scoring opportunities.
    • Lockdown Defense Control - Get in tight on a strong shooting guard to take away his shot, or play back to keep a quick point guard from blowing by you.
    • FIBA Expanded - With 24 national teams to choose from, you can compete in an international tournament using authentic FIBA rosters and teams, including, the United States, Spain, France, and more.

  • All Platforms
    This title is rated 3+