[edit] Background

NBA LIVE 06 builds upon the depth and authenticity that the NBA LIVE franchise has delivered for more than a decade and that made last year the best-selling version in the history of the series. With advancements in gameplay and enhanced player graphics, the sport of basketball is elevated to a whole new level in NBA LIVE 06 with the superstars of the game looking and playing more like their real-life counterparts than ever before. Players can feel the emotion and intensity of the complete basketball experience with an up-tempo, fast-break, and physical brand of basketball that yields improved play in the transition game and real-life collisions in the paint.

[edit] Features

  • Freestyle Superstars: You are in control of the top NBA stars, performing like their real-life counterparts based on distinct character types, including Power, Playmaker, Stopper and more.
  • Authentic 5-on-5 Gameplay: The all-new animation system helps to visually present the up-tempo, fast-break brand of basketball that makes the NBA thrive. Also featured, is an improved transition game and a more physical brand of play with collisions and dunked-on scenarios.
  • New Player Visuals: A new graphics engine now has player models not only playing and acting like their real life counterparts, but looking 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.
  • NBA All-Star Weekend: NBA All-Star Weekend is better than ever as it allows users to create new jaw-dropping dunks in the Slam Dunk Contest. Also featuring the 3-Point Shootout, Rookie Challenge and NBA All-Star Game, All-Star Weekend is available as a stand-alone game mode as well as within Dynasty mode.
  • EA SPORTS Online: Users can play online with the PlayStation®2 and Xbox LIVE against opponents from anywhere in North America.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

OPERATING SYSTEM

  • Windows 2000 or Windows XP
 (Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE and Windows ME are not
supported)

CPU

  • 1.0 GHz Intel Pentium III or higher

MEMORY

  • 256 MB RAM

HARD DRIVE SPACE

  • 1580 MB free hard drive space
 (additional space required for DirectX 9.0c installation, Internet
Explorer 6.0 SP1 installation and Windows swap-file)

GRAPHICS

  • 32 MB DirectX 9.0c Compatible Video card
(see supported video cards in section 1.c)

CD-ROM

  • 16x CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive using 32-bit CD-ROM driver

AUDIO

  • Sound card with DirectSound support and DirectX 9.0c compatible driver

INTERNET

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1

DIRECTX

  • DirectX 9.0c

INPUT DEVICES

  • Keyboard
  • Mouse

Official URL

Official Site

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Lighting
Apr 17, 09 12:56pm
Shit compared to 05 port since 360 came in NBALive2006
Mattyo94
Dec 18, 06 1:28am
very very fun and good grapics(even for the gamecube NBALive2006
Infinite
Apr 01, 06 7:41pm
6.0

This game was pretty fun. I picked this up shortly after it was released. I had fun...

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Oct 01, 05 2:16pm
7.0

~Boy where do I start, let me start of by saying welcome to my very first official...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 15, 2005 (PC)
    • Oct 4, 2005 (PSP)
    • Sep 29, 2005 (GC)
  • Japan: Dec 15, 2005
  • Europe: Oct 28, 2005
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