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College Hoops NCAA 2K8

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Also on:PS3, PS2
GF Rating
7.2

1197 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
7

Good

Good game

posted by wesleysh21 (SHREVEPORT, LA) Apr 26, 2008

Member since Jan 2008

4 out of 4 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I was always an EA Sports fan growing up, as most were...but 2K is clearly superior now for anyone over 10 years old (as in, out of the arcadish stuff). This game isn't quite as real as NBA 2K8, it still looks a little cartoonish by comparison. But overall, its the best college basketball game to date. With the lesser schools (I haven't played with any big boys yet), getting defensive rebounds is a chore. The computer gulps up offensive rebounds at will. Adjusting the sliders did me no good. The computer can also can shoot a ridiculous percentage, especially from downtown, so that is another slider adjustment I had to make.
I was pleasantly suprised at the preseason, weekly and tournement selection shows. After a few seasons you start to see the repitition in them, but they did a very nice job with them none the less.
I love the adjustments you can make to the players shooting style. Its the same in NBA 2K8, but is a nice advancement. I hope the football games take note, and allow adjustments to the throwing motion, runningbacks style, etc (maybe they have?).
I like this game and might buy it instead of sending it back. I wish they would have personalized the pre-game run from the locker room. Even if it wasn't the true teams lockerroom, they could have varied it by school size or something. Another improvement I'd like to see is being able to build a new arena (maybe already in and I just haven't gotten to it yet?). Occasionally a college team goes from nobodies to powerhouses in real life and builds bigger and better facilities, which is what many of us like to do in video games, but I don't want to be playing in a 1,200 seat arena with the #1 team in the nation. Heck, mesh it with NBA 2K8 and give me the option to play my Boston University games at the Celtics home court.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

WOW

posted by TheClarks (PURVIS, MS) Feb 29, 2008

Member since Oct 2007

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I'm kind of ashamed to admit this, being such a big basketball fan, but this is the first next gen basketball game that I've played...and it's totally blown me away. I'm amazed how real it feels, how great it looks and how competitive it is (even on the easy setting) Don't expect to walk into Cameron Indoor with a no name squad and walking out with your dignity. This is the standard that all sports games should try to reach. Great game, had a hard time puting the controller down long enough to type this review.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Wow what a game babyyyy.

posted by miguel1885 (FAR ROCKAWAY, NY) Feb 22, 2008

Member since Jan 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is simply the best college Baseketball game ever. The graphics are amazing. Animation is top notch. Environment was insane. Felt like i was playing at an actual game. Only gripe i had for this game game was that the faces models were very ugly which is why instead of me rated it a 10 i had to lower it to a 9. I loved this game so much i kept it

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