2K Sports Unveils New Features in College Hoops 2K8

On October 3rd, 2K Sports unveils new features in College Hoops 2K8. All-American Training Challenge, an exciting series of passing, shooting, and defensive tests against some of college basketball’s best former student-athletes like former college basketball standouts like Mike Conley Jr. of Ohio State, Julian Wright of Kansas, Glen “Big Baby” Davis of LSU, Alando Tucker of Wisconsin, Al Thornton of Florida State, J.J. Redick of Duke, and College Hoops 2K8 cover athlete, Greg Oden of Ohio State.Other features is the 6th Man Advantage, which brings a new level of interactive atmosphere to the college basketball experience.

“This year, the development team has added more remarkable new features in College Hoops 2K8 than ever before,” said Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. “Having a compelling and entertaining atmosphere is essential for a college basketball title and the 6th Man Advantage adds a new gameplay element that allows gamers to tap into the crowd’s energy to benefit their team. With the All-American Training Challenge, gamers will go head-to-head with some of the best college basketball student-athletes in recent history in unique practice drills that provide a fun challenge while improving your College Hoops skills at the same time.”

Below are other features on the game for both Xbox 360/PS3 and PS2

Xbox 360 & PlayStation 3 Features:

  • 6th Man Advantage – Give your home team the advantage on the floor with the energy of the crowd.
  • All-American Training Challenge – Go head-to-head against former college stars to test and build your key game skills.
  • Lock-On D – Master your man-to-man defense with complete on-the-ball coverage.
  • Maximum Passing – One press of a button puts a full slate of pass options at your fingertips.
  • Halftime Adjustments – Hit the locker-room at the half to assess and adjust your game strategy.
  • 2KU – Completely redesigned arena atmosphere creates the most authentic college basketball experience ever.
  • PlayVision – Execute offensive plays perfectly with on-floor step-by-step diagrams
  • Play Designer – Create your own plays to customize your team’s playbook.
  • On-the-Fly Coaching – Call plays, queue up subs, check on your players and even change coaching settings without ever having to pause the action.
  • Range Meter – Know the right spots on the floor for each player to take their shots and minimize missed buckets.
  • Improved Legacy Mode – Deeper Legacy Mode with new Amateur Basketball Leagues, Create-A-Recruit and more.
  • 2K Share – Go online to share your customized rosters, plays, chants and more.
  • 2K Soundtrack – Featuring Jurassic 5, J. Dilla, MF Doom, Dilated Peoples, The Kooks, The Black Lips and more.

PlayStation 2 Features:

  • 6th Man Advantage – Give your home team the advantage on the floor with the energy of the crowd.
  • Maximum Passing – One press of a button puts a full slate of pass options at your fingertips.
  • On-the-Fly Coaching – Call plays, queue up subs, check on your players and even change coaching settings without ever having to pause the action.
  • Range Meter – Know the right spots on the floor for each player to take their shots and minimize missed buckets.
  • 2K Soundtrack – Featuring Jurassic 5, J. Dilla, MF Doom, Dilated Peoples, The Kooks, The Black Lips and more.
  • 2KU – Completely redesigned arena atmosphere creates the most authentic college basketball experience ever.

Source: 2KSports.com

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About Anthony Lasala

When i'm not playing sports video games, you might spot me playing Yu Gi Oh 5DS on Xbox Live.

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