989 Sports' new basketball series introduces a number of feature firsts, including a behind-the-scenes, all-inclusive story mode and an entirely new game design where a player's talents on the court dictate their ability to manage teammates and even the crowd. All-new for NBA '06 is a "Showtime Gameplay" feature where highlight reel no-looks and alley-oops increase player attributes and raise team play. A low post feature marks out the strengths and weaknesses of the big men at the post. Additionally, NBA '06 offers a new Epic mode, where gamers have the opportunity to nurture rookies straight out of the draft and build them into an all-star caliber player. In addition, NBA '06 will include more than 20 mini-games, as well as support for Eye-Toy and Online gameplay.
NBA 06 brings a genre-defining new mode where fans experience the sights, sounds, trials and tribulations in the life of an NBA athlete, both on and off the hardwood, from Rookie to Legend. "The Life" tests your abilities in gameplay driven, storybook season in your bid for NBA glory. All-new ShowTime GamePlay incorporates challenging risk / reward aspects featuring no-looks and alley-oops. All that along with more than a dozen mini-games including 21, Own The Court, 1-on-1, 3-on-3 among other playground classics.
- Compelling Storyline - Deep variety of game play with combined elements of sports simulation, adventure, and RPG. Every player has a different story and takes a different path as they make their way through the league.
- Game Play Experience - A variety of mini-games, drills, and clutch-win scenarios help players build experience levels, expanding their skill sets and overall attributes.
- Character Development - Evolve your character in the game and unlock his star potential. Play well and balance interaction with the coach, agents, teammates, family, and rivals to earn respect and progress through the league.
- Professional Agents and Endorsements - Perform well on the court and get rewarded off-court. Work with your agent through the story and earn special endorsements for quality play.
- Film Production Quality - Utilizing movie industry film/camera direction, script development, professional voice talent, and a film-like musical score, NBA '06 immerses you in a true cinematic experience within the game.
 Hardware Requirements
DualShock®2 w/ vibration function
8MB Memory Card
Network Adapter Compatible
PS2/USB Headset Compatible
USB Keyboard Compatible