All Articles: NBA 2K18

Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite, NBA 2K18, Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 – Episode 3, more added to Xbox Store

Whether you’re battling a pair of evil robots in a interdimensional war or charging down the court against Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics, there’s something for in today’s Xbox Games Store update.

Capcom will bring Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite to the Xbox One, and the fighting game will be joined by 2K Games’s NBA 2K18, and Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 – Episode 3: Jailhouse Break.

You can learn more about all of today’s additions to the Xbox Games Store after the break. (more…)

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Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite, Lego Ninjago Movie Videogame, Project CARS 2, more added to PS Store

Welcome to Wednesday… and it’s time for another update to the PlayStation Store.

PS4 owners will get the chance to choose from a nice variety of titles this week including Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite, the latest game in the fighting franchise; The Lego Ninjago Movie Videogame, an adaptation of the upcoming movie; Project CARS 2, Slightly Mad’s racing sim sequel; NBA 2K18, the latest basketball sim from 2K Games; and Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 – Episode 3: Jailhouse Block, the latest chapter in the story of Jesse and friends. And in a surprise move, Square Enix also added a new PS4 version of Final Fantasy IX to the digital storefront.

You can learn more about this week’s additions to the PlayStation Store (including a handful of Vita games) after the break. (more…)

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Minecraft: New 3DS Edition, Metroid: Samus Returns, NBA 2K18, more coming to Nintendo eShop this week

Are you ready for more Minecraft? Nintendo and Mojang teamed up to surprise launch Minecraft: New 3DS Edition on the Nintendo eShop earlier this week. The sandbox game is available to download exclusively for the New 3DS and comes bundled with five Skin Packs and two Texture Packs.

Other games available to download this week include Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS), an enhanced remake of 1991’s Metroid II: Return of Samus; NBA 2K18 (Switch), the latest basketball sim from 2K Games; and Earthlock: Festival of Magic, an RPG from Snowcastle Games.

You can learn more about all of this week’s additions to the Nintendo eShop after the break. (more…)

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Nintendo Direct on 9/13… New NBA 2K18 cover revealed… Nintendo Switch might be getting an Achievement system

Morning! Nintendo will host their next Nintendo Direct presentation this week, 2K Games has unveiled the new Cavs-less cover for NBA 2K18, and the Switch might be getting an Achievement/Trophy system in a future update.

Full details after the break. (more…)

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New Retail Releases: Metroid Samus Returns, Dishonored Death of the Outsider, NHL 18, NBA Live 18, NBA 2K18, More

Are you ready for some… video games? September is here, and so is the Fall gaming rush. Here’s what game publishers have lined up for release this week…

New entries in a big batch of sports franchises lead the way. EA Sports and 2K Games will square off on the basketball court with NBA Live 18 (PS4, Xbox One) and NBA 2K18: Early Tip-Off Edition (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One). Elsewhere on retail shelves this week, Konami goes for the goal with Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One), EA Sports comes around again with NHL 18 (PS4, Xbox One), and the checkered flag goes to NASCAR Heat 2 (PS4, Xbox One).

Samus Aran isn’t a sports star, but she can contort herself into a tight ball. The intergalactic bounty hunter will have to employ that trick, and many more, to defeat the Metroid menace in Metroid: Samus Returns. Originally released as Metroid II: Return of Samus for the Game Boy, this 3DS re-release boasts a beautiful new art style and revamped combat options.

Speaking of combat, Bethesda and Arkane return with another chapter in the Dishonored saga this week. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (PC, PS4, Xbox One) introduces players to a new protagonist, and asks them to kill a god. A big adventure also awaits players who take on NIS America’s Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, which will be available this week for the PS4 and Vita.

Finally this week, things take a turn to 2D with Ubisoft’s launch of Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition for the Switch.

A complete list of this week’s new retail releases can be found after the break. (more…)

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Kyrie Irving will be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18’s Standard Edition

e very interesting. To add a little more spice to the proceedings, 2K Games announced today that Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving will be the cover athlete for the Standard Edition of NBA 2K18. Shaquille O’Neal was previously announced as the cover athlete for the game’s Legend Edition.

“It is well known that I’m an avid player of this series and I am honored to be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18,” said Irving. “It’s surreal to be featured on the cover and I can’t wait to dominate on the virtual court with all of my fans this Fall.”

“It’s obvious that Kyrie isn’t disappearing from the spotlight anytime soon, so we’re thrilled to have him as our cover athlete, alongside Shaq for the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition,” said Alfie Brody, the Vice President of Marketing for NBA 2K. “He’s a more-than-worthy recipient of this honor, and joins so many other greats who were cover athletes before him.”

The NBA 2K18 Standard Edition will come packed with a variety of in-game content including 5,000 Virtual Currency, 10 Weekly MyTeam Packs, a Kyrie Outfit Pack, and more. Players who pre-order the game will also receive the game four days early thanks to 2K’s “Early Tip-Off Access” program.

NBA 2K18 will be released for the PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on September 19.

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NBA 2K18 Legend Edition will feature Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O’Neal will crash NBA 2K’s “Legend Edition” fraternity this Fall, joining previous honorees Michael Jordan (NBA 2K16) and Kobe Bryant (NBA 2K17). Scottie Pippen continues to wonder when it’ll be his time to shine.

“Shaq” was a larger-than-life player for the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers, but O’Neal’s post-basketball life has seen him transform into an even bigger pitchman and NBA commentator. Naturally, 2K Games is creating a Legend Edition and a Gold Legend Edition for NBA 2K18 that befits his stature.

Set to launch on September 15, the Legend Edition ($99.99) will include a limited-edition poster, five Panini trading cards, exclusive stickers, and a variety of in-game content. The Gold Legend Edition ($149.99) will add five more trading cards, a lenticular poster, and more in-game content.

2K Games will release the Legend Edition and the Gold Legend Edition for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The Legend Edition will be available at a wide array of retailers, but fans will need to visit their local GameStop if they’re interested in purchasing the Gold Legend Edition.

“I want to thank NBA 2K for their continuous support of my basketball and broadcast career,” O’Neal said. “I’m excited to be on the cover of the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition and I hope my fans have a blast playing it up big man style and re-creating my most legendary in-game moments!”

The Standard Edition of NBA 2K18 will be available for the PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on September 19. A closer look at the contents from the Legend Edition and the Gold Legend Edition can be seen after the break. (more…)

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Nintendo Switch Presentation: More than 80 games in development including Minecraft, Street Fighter II, Bomberman, more

During Nintendo’s Switch Presentation, several developers took the stage (both live and virtually) to announce games that they have in development for the new console. More than 80 games were confirmed to be in the works, and we here at Warp Zoned compiled a list of the games announced during the presentation.

We caught a few that we’ve seen before:

  • Dragon Quest X
  • Dragon Quest XI: In Search of the Departed Time
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • NBA 2K18
  • Project Sonic

A few that are currently available or coming soon to other consoles:

  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
  • Dragon Quest Heroes I & II
  • Farming Simulator 17
  • FIFA Soccer
  • I Am Setsuna
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
  • Minecraft: Story Mode
  • Rayman Legends
  • Skylanders Imaginators
  • Sonic Mania
  • Street Fighter II
  • Syberia 3

And a few brand new games that we should learn more about soon:

  • Atlus’s Shin Megami Tensei V (Working Title)
  • Frozenbyte’s Has-Been Heroes
  • Nintendo’s Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together
  • Shin’in’s FAST RMX
  • Square Enix’s Project Octopath Traveler (Working Title)
  • Suda51’s No More Heroes 3 (Working Title)
  • Super Bomberman R

And I know there’s some I missed, so don’t forget to watch the video!

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