10 posts tagged NBA Live 13
The NBA Live series is expected to make its return on next-gen consoles later this year.
According to Kotaku, EA Labels President Frank Gibeau told investors in a quarterly earnings call that the company plans “a full reveal at E3 including more next generation titles in development. This will include breakthroughs in graphics and gameplay for some of our biggest franchises including Battlefield, FIFA, Madden, NBA Live, and Need for Speed.”
The last NBA Live game released was NBA Live 10. The next version of Live, NBA Elite 11, was scrapped a week before launch in 2010. Plans for the series to make its return last year were cancelled as well.
NBA Live 13 is officially canceled.
EA Sports today made the decision to not launch the game, stating that “it won’t be ready in October” and “rather than launch midway through the season, we’re going to sit out the full year and stay focused on making next year’s game great.”
The news comes as no surprise with little info being released on NBA Live 13 since it was announced in February. A disappointing showing at E3, leaked gameplay (which has been removed) and a lackluster first trailer didn’t help the game’s cause either.
An official announcement on the cancellation of the game can be read in its entirety here.
EA Sports has announced today that NBA Live 13 will not come out next month as originally planned.
In a statement posted on the NBA Live website, the company stated that the game will be released at a later date.
The news comes as no surprise, as the game has received little to no marketing push since the game was announced in February.
Ironically, EA Sports did release the first NBA Live 13 trailer with today’s announcement. Watch the trailer above and leave your thoughts in the comments.
The video features an NBA Finals rematch between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat and provides a glimpse of what gamers can expect when the game comes out.
Check out the video above and leave your thoughts in the comments!
UPDATE: EA Sports has pulled the video from YouTube. For those who want to watch the video, you can download it here.
Kotaku also got a response from EA about the video, with the company stating that “the video appears to be captured from a pre-alpha build months ago and is not an official EA Sports release. It does not represent a final build or feature set for NBA Live.”
In a move that has spurred conversation amongst video game media and fans, EA Sports has reportedly decided to pull NBA Live 13 from a press event tomorrow.
According to ESPN’s Jon Robinson, EA Sports has now decided to put together a separate event for the game at a later date.
In addition, Kotaku’s Owen Good asked EA Sports about NBA Live 13’s release date and was told this.
Although this news doesn’t provide clarification on the game’s status and/or release date, it does add fuel to rumors that the game’s release is in jeopardy. Besides a few details revealed at E3 and rookie ratings, no other NBA Live 13 information has been released to this date.
NBA Live 13 is expected to be released on October 2.
UPDATE: Add another rumor to the pot, as NBA Live 13 has showed up on a list of digital downloads to be made available on Xbox Live.
EA Sports unveiled the overall ratings for over 20 NBA rookies in NBA Live 13 as the real-life draft unfolded today.
The rookie ratings reveal came as a surprise to some in the public and the gaming press, as the EA Sports never announced that they were going to release the info during the actual draft.
UPDATE: Here’s the link of rookie player ratings for the entire first round.
E3 is officially in the books with several prominent sports video game news stories coming out of the event.
The debut of new titles, apps and a couple of surprises were revealed at the event, including a new partnership between a big time sports organization and video game developer.
In this episode of SportsGamerShow, I’ll provide a video wrap up of the biggest sports video game news that occurred at E3.
With E3 underway, EA Sports has released the first set of details and screenshots for NBA Live 13.
One of the notable features revealed include “Basketball IQ” which is designed to improve the overall play of the A.I. to make smart decisions on the court. Full ESPN integration is also in the game, along with a new graphics engine and social integration.
A few screenshots have also been released, which you can view here.
NBA Live 13 is slated for an October launch date.