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. Taking a page out of NBA STREET Homecourt's book, NBA LIVE 08 introduces Quickstrike Ballhandling. This intuitive gameplay mechanic is mapped to the right analog stick and gives you the direct responsiveness you need to perform a full repertoire of ankle-breaking ball-handling moves that let you dominate on the perimeter. Pass the ball inside and win the battle in the post with all-new 'own the paint' post play for the big men down low. Use the new shot-countershot control to string together combos of fakes and shots to fool your defender into committing and create space for the game-defining bucket. Providing an unrivaled level of authenticity to the sport, NBA LIVE 08 introduces hot spots, where real NBA shot data is used to illuminate the locations on the floor where your players are most effective. Couple this with 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. On the perimeter, in the paint, and with complete authenticity to the sport of basketball, dominate with your go-to move with NBA LIVE 08.
- 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
- 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
- Prove your global dominance by challenging premier international teams in a FIBA tournament, including the U.S., Spain, France, and more
- Break out authentic go-to moves of the game's greatest players when the team needs you most
- Simulate in Dynasty Mode then take back control during the most crucial possessions of the game
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