NBA Live 2005 Xbox

Metascore
85

Generally favorable reviews - based on 28 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
Buy On
  1. It can't quite match the sheer excitement of NHL and the lack of an online mode is unforgivable, but this is still great fun and is well worth checking out.
  2. 70
    A fun basketball title, but this isn't one of those "must-have" years, unless All-Star Weekend is something you absolutely can't live without. EA just didn't bring its "A"-game for '05.

Awards & Rankings

#47 Most Discussed Xbox Game of 2004
#38 Most Shared Xbox Game of 2004
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. T-Mart
    May 14, 2005
    9
    It is cool, but the shot blocking and steal stuff is ridiculous. it is too easy to block shots or get steals. The All-Star-weekend is awesome.
  2. Simon
    Mar 19, 2005
    10
    This game rules! i played it once at my mates then immediately went out and bought it myself. i never used to like basketball but now i'mThis game rules! i played it once at my mates then immediately went out and bought it myself. i never used to like basketball but now i'm addicted. buy it now! Full Review »
  3. TheButcherAndjelic
    Feb 23, 2005
    9
    Nba 2005 is the greatest simulation of basketball ever to be made on PC, but they say that there are over 10000 dunks on slam dunk contest Nba 2005 is the greatest simulation of basketball ever to be made on PC, but they say that there are over 10000 dunks on slam dunk contest but i can do less than 40 and how the heck do you make the alley-opp. Still its a great game. Full Review »