X360, PS3 Friday, August 10, 2007 | 1:19 PM

NBA Live 08 images

NBA Live 08 images

After the rather amusing images from a few days ago, here are some much better close up images of NBA Live 08.


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Commented on 2007-08-10 14:07:59
why do black men always look so realistic in games, where as us whites look crap, racism i say! lol
Commented on 2007-08-10 14:13:10 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
why do black men always look so realistic in games, where as us whites look crap, racism i say! lol
Nah it isn't racism :P Just a lot easier to distinguish highlights and detail on darker skintone.
Commented on 2007-08-10 14:52:37
racism i say!

(well since everyone these days is quick to jump on racism bandwagon for no reason what so ever, im gonna do the same!)
Commented on 2007-08-10 15:02:59 In reply to Slabs
It's to do with the translucency skin. Think of <i>Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within</i> and how some characters seemed more real than others... they were black, or old! In cg terms it's to do with "subsurface scattering" that none of the game systems can do realtime, so the black characters (or aged) look a lot more believable by default because the skin doesn't have the translucency characteristics.
Commented on 2007-08-10 15:09:23
so youre saying that current gen consoles are racist against whites because they dont do subsurface scattering?!? jack thompson, we have a case for you! :P
Commented on 2007-08-10 15:43:47
typical ea bullshots from angles you will never see while playing the game.

and i know that first pic of gilbert has been around for ages. that is like one of the first pics I ever saw of this game.
Commented on 2007-08-10 15:44:09
Yes, basically that is what I'm saying. The lack of horsepower needed for realtime subsurface scatter computations is really plot to keep white people looking plasticky and unrealistic! Death by uncanny valley! Viva la melanin!
Commented on 2007-08-10 16:48:44 In reply to purbeast
Posted by purbeast
typical ea bullshots from angles you will never see while playing the game.

and i know that first pic of gilbert has been around for ages. that is like one of the first pics I ever saw of this game.
not bullshots, these are fully ingame, just replay angles and stuff, bullshots are fake screenshots
Commented on 2007-08-10 18:33:59
Wow, pretty nice details. Check out the third screen with LB, you can see Coach Brown in the background. Even if it's blurry, you can make him out pretty good. To bad the gameplay won't be anything close to 2K8.
Commented on 2007-08-10 18:43:55
Wonderful amount of detail. Only problem is everyone looks like they have been stung by bees and are swelling in the facial region.
Commented on 2007-08-10 20:23:16
ok the details are great but lokk hat this sweat i think i looks horrible
Commented on 2007-08-10 21:29:31 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
so youre saying that current gen consoles are racist against whites because they dont do subsurface scattering?!? jack thompson, we have a case for you! :P
This is a classic LOLOLOL best comment on this website ever!
Commented on 2007-08-11 13:15:44 In reply to Zeuxis
dont worry, he's already on it

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