2K Sports releases NBA 2K14 with new features

Tuesday morning, 2K Sports once again releases the No. 1 rated NBA basketball video game NBA 2K14 at midnight. 

The game is developed by the company Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. 

The game was released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It will also be released In November for the new upcoming systems Xbox One and PlayStation 4. 

This year the two-time NBA champion Lebron James of the Miami Heat will be on the cover with his signature opening of throwing the powder into the air into the crowd. 

The game also included a bonus pack for the game if buyers preordered the game. This feature will include more 10,000 Visual Concept coins for the mode Path to Greatness, which is a feature dedicated to James. 

This year the 2K series introduced the Euro League to NBA 2K14

This feature allows gamers to play with professional teams that are from overseas. According to, NBA 2K14 will include 14 Turkish Airlines Euro teams. 

The teams include FC Barcelona, Alba Berlin, CSKA Moscow, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, Fenerbache Ulker Istanbul, Athens, Maccabbi Electra Tel Aviv, Real Madrid and more.

Last year 2K Sports hired Jay Z to help out with the games soundtrack. This year, the gave the power to the NBA’s two-time MVP and allowed him to select songs for the game.

A few songs featured on the this year’s soundtrack are Drake’s “Started From The Bottom,” Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight,” Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” featuring Pharrell Williams, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us,” with Ray Dalton. Other music acts featured are Jay Z, Coldplay, Robin Thicke, The Black Keys, Eminem, Fly Union, Gorillaz, Imagine Dragons, Jadakiss, John Legend, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Nas and Puff Daddy.

A lot of other features that are in the game as well.

The crews feature is the single most requested feature, according to GameStop. This feature allows gamers to create logos and face off against other players in five-on-five battles on the blacktop against other users online. 

According to Stats Incorporated, there is a Dynamic Living Roster. 

The players’ attributes and tendencies automatically are updated throughout the game to reflect the accurate hot and cold play that each player has throughout that real season. 

Each game as an effect this time on how the player will play in the actual video game of NBA 2K14

Another feature includes the pro stick. This allows the figure in the game to play in a “flashy” way with the cross-overs and the no-look passes. 

Students are excited about the new NBA 2K14 game on the GSU campus. 

“I really like how smooth the game is and I like the pro stick feature,” said junior engineering major Jeremiah Martin.  “It was worth staying up all night to get the game.”