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NBA Live 08 (Wii)

NBA Live 08 (Wii)
alaScore 76

24 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of NBA Live 08 (Wii). The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo Wii Games for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The graphics and price get critical reviews, while there are some mixed reviews about the controls.


price, graphics

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the NBA Live 08 (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Grisham (

NBA Live 08


Soaring to the rafters while keeping your knees intact

Easy to play ; International tourneys ; Historic all-star teams

Controls aren't tight ; Mediocre visuals ; No franchise mode

Oct, 2007

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NBA Live 08


The EA Sports games have, so far, done a good job of utilising the unique control system that the Wii offers. NBA Live 08 is the latest game to arrive on the system and, for the most part, the game is enjoyable. The controls do take a little getting...

It's difficult to view NBA Live 08 on the Wii as anything more than a decent start. I had few problems with the game's control system but the lack of modes and some AI problems (particularly in regards to defending) prevent the game from being...

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NBA Live 08 - Wii Reviews - The Armchair Empire


It's safe to say that I gave NBA Live 08 the benefit of the doubt; after all, it's the first NBA Live game to appear on the Wii

Family Play makes the job of playing easier

Pretty much everything else falls flat, throws up a brick; insert your own description of a game that fails at delivering a good basketball experience

Consumer review (



Jerky graphics that dont to have enough stages of animation, controls that are poorly thought out, it's hardly worth passing as it's so easy to just dribble straight though as many opponents as you want and go straight to the basket, but sadly when...

Jun, 2008

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Worst EA Game ever played


I am an avid basketball fan and remeber the days of playing NBA Live on the Megadrive whilst spinning the players and flaming dunks to smashing the back board. Now I know that the days of unrealistic game play are gone and we are thrust into a world...

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (

Good But Hard Controls


Im not writing to say that it is a bad game because its not its just the controls are a bit hard i didnt get to find out what sprint was and i tried a lot of controls but when you get the hang of some controls it becomes quite a good game, but still...

Jan, 2008

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Terrible game. The controls are ridiculously bad - EA have actually removed moves because they evidently couldn't figure out how to fit them in with the limited buttons on the wiimote, so now the computer can do spin moves etc and you can't. The...

Nov, 2007