NBA Live Series News


NBA Live 16 demo now available; transfers progress to full game

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2015 8:50am PDT

EA has released NBA Live 16's demo, which is able to transfer content to the full game when it's released later this month.


Shack Reels: NBA LIVE 16 - Talking game changes with Ryan Santos

By Shack Staff, Jul 28, 2015 10:25am PDT

Eric catches up with Ryan Santos to talk NBA Live 16's new shooting mechanics, the mobile face scanning app, and other treats for NBA Live players.


NBA Live 15 delayed to October 28

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 08, 2014 1:45pm PDT

EA Sports has quietly pushed its basketball game back by three weeks.


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EA Sports apologizes for NBA Live 14

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 22, 2013 3:00pm PST

"I'm not going to lie; it's been a rough week. As you can imagine, this isn't exactly the NBA LIVE comeback story we were hoping for this year," executive producer Sean O'Brien said in a public letter. "We hear loud and clear that some of you are disappointed in various aspe...


"Imagine what NHL 2k series would be? What I would love to see is a FIFA game from 2k series. ..."

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NBA Live 14 demo coming next week

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2013 8:30am PST

NBA Live 14 will get a demo on November 19 for PlayStation 4, and alongside the Xbox One launch on November 22.


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NBA Live 14 online features include daily challenges and updates

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2013 3:00pm PST

EA Sports outlined the online connectivity features in NBA Live 14 today, including daily updated challenges and a season play mode that tracks your skill to move you throughout the tiers.


NBA Live 14's three tiers of dribbling explained

By Steve Watts, Oct 23, 2013 1:15pm PDT

NBA Live 14 will have three tiers of dribbling to throw off opponents, as part of its "BounceTek" physics system. EA has detailed each one.


"The stuff 2K is posting on Twitter about the level of detail in the game is just absurd. ..."

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NBA Live 14 attempts rebound with new gameplay trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 18, 2013 9:30am PDT

The first next-gen trailer for NBA 2K14 certainly made good on its "OMG" title. Today, EA Sports counters with a better look at its upcoming NBA Live 14.


NBA Live 14 tipping off on November 19

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 16, 2013 3:45pm PDT

EA Sports is ready to revive the NBA Live series, announcing that NBA Live 14 would arrive on Xbox One and PS4 on November 19.


"Have they even released any gameplay of this game? Not sure they can afford to be as quiet as 2K ..."

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NBA Live 14 cover athlete is Cavs' Kyrie Irving

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2013 1:30pm PDT

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving has been picked as the cover athlete for EA's NBA Live 14, the first entry in the series since NBA Live 10.


EA confirms new NBA Live, reveals new Need for Speed

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Electronic Arts plans to be busy the next fiscal year, with 11 PC and console games and 15 mobile titles planned for fiscal year 2014, which ends March 31 of next year, the publisher said in its latest earnings call.


EA survey hints at 'new NBA concept'

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2013 4:30pm PDT

An EA survey suggests it will be playtesting a "new NBA concept" this week, though it's unknown if this is the NBA Live game in development at EA Tiburon or another basketball game altogether.


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Madden NFL 11, FIFA 11 servers shutting down

By Steve Watts, Jan 02, 2013 10:00am PST

EA is shutting down a host of 2010 and 2011 EA Sports servers, including Madden, FIFA, NBA Live, and NBA Jam.


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NBA Live 13 canceled, EA Sports aims for Live 14

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 27, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Once again, EA Sports has decided not to release NBA Live. The game was supposed to be EA Sports' first basketball sim since 2009, but it appears the game is still not up to EA's standards


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NBA Live 13's new Playmaker engine detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT

After a lengthy hiatus, EA Sports' NBA Live series is finally coming back with a brand new "Playmaker engine," that borrows various aspects of EA Sports' other franchises.


"Can it compete with 2k tho? 2k11 and 2k12 are pretty amazing games."

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