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Old 07-14-21, 01:49 PM
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Re: NBA 2K22 - All versions

I really hope they fix the shooting mechanics for this one. It was such a horrendous downgrade on 2K21. I only got a digital version of 2K21 when it was on sale really cheap. I kind of got used to it, but it was still very frustrating.

The Kareem/Dirk and KD cover is cool, but that's probably going to be the $100 version with all the BS DLC crap.
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I really hope they fix the shooting mechanics for this one. It was such a horrendous downgrade on 2K21. I only got a digital version of 2K21 when it was on sale really cheap. I kind of got used to it, but it was still very frustrating.

The Kareem/Dirk and KD cover is cool, but that's probably going to be the $100 version with all the BS DLC crap.
didn't they introduce an option a little after release to remove that tilt mechanic? Did that not revert it back?
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Re: NBA 2K22 - All versions

Originally Posted by fujishig View Post
didn't they introduce an option a little after release to remove that tilt mechanic? Did that not revert it back?
I don't know. I haven't played it since maybe March. I thought you had the game too or did you pass on it?

Maybe if I get 2K22, I'll get the Candace Parker version. I really like her and what she's done for women's basketball. Plus, she's a good analyst on TNT.
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I don't know. I haven't played it since maybe March. I thought you had the game too or did you pass on it?

Maybe if I get 2K22, I'll get the Candace Parker version. I really like her and what she's done for women's basketball. Plus, she's a good analyst on TNT.
I hated the extra 10 bucks they tacked on to the next gen version and they didn't do enough to change the switch version so I avoided it for a while until the PS5 version finally went on sale (at which point I had no time to play it other than a few exhibition games).

I think I'm going to do the same for this one unless reviews are just stellar.

Candace is a great analyst (that segment where she basically calls Shaq out is awesome) but she betrayed LA.
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Re: NBA 2K22 - All versions

Kareem, Dirk, and KD is such an odd selections of players to share a cover.
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I have sworn to myself up and down that there was no fucking way I was buying this game again, but I kind of want to just to get that Candace Parker version and show support for the female athletes.
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I have sworn to myself up and down that there was no fucking way I was buying this game again, but I kind of want to just to get that Candace Parker version and show support for the female athletes.
The "gamer" uproar over a woman on the cover has been... as expected.
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What cover is that (the Parker one), anyway? A variant cover?
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Originally Posted by fujishig View Post
What cover is that (the Parker one), anyway? A variant cover?
It's listed as the "WNBA 25th Anniversary Special Edition" but I haven't seen anything different about it other than the cover and availability (US and CA only).
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Re: NBA 2K22 - All versions

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Kareem, Dirk, and KD is such an odd selections of players to share a cover.
I didn't understand that either. Why have KD on the cover with two retired players?
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Originally Posted by Noonan View Post
Kareem, Dirk, and KD is such an odd selections of players to share a cover.
It feels like they wrote down the names of the 25 Greatest NBA Players and then drew three names out of a hat.
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Tall and skinny dudes cover?
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Manute Bol and Shawn Bradley got robbed...
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Tall and skinny dudes who could score?
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So the WNBA cover is going to be a Gamestop exclusive.

I mean, I like the WNBA and especially Parker but good luck with that. Look at all these skus:
https://www.gamestop.com/collection/nba-2k/22
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and it looks like the Parker cover is only Next Gen. None for the PS4 and XBox One
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Gamestop exclusive? Ok, then I don't have to worry about buying after all.
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If you really want that cover, just get it when it's like 10 bucks on clearance.
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Re: NBA 2K22 - All versions

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Gamestop exclusive? Ok, then I don't have to worry about buying after all.
I'm curious, what is your issues with the franchise since you mentioned earlier you had sworn off buying it anymore? Game play, DLC crap, or that 2K has done very little to make the game better each year?
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I'm curious, what is your issues with the franchise since you mentioned earlier you had sworn off buying it anymore? Game play, DLC crap, or that 2K has done very little to make the game better each year?
My issue is the only mode I am really interested in is the Park/City which is a VC fest, but mainly I am sick of watching EVERY other player for the other teams hits 3 balls at an 80% clip, while I miss shots constantly even when I am right on the white line (as close as you can be to a green release).
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My issue is the only mode I am really interested in is the Park/City which is a VC fest, but mainly I am sick of watching EVERY other player for the other teams hits 3 balls at an 80% clip, while I miss shots constantly even when I am right on the white line (as close as you can be to a green release).
Is that lag or issues with your build? I know most players make it so even their power forwards get near max 3 point shooting.
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I don't lag and my build is fine (over 90 3pt rating), I often wonder if there is some secret to shooting that I just don't know about.

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