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The Cleveland Cavaliers may have won just 24 games in 2012-13, but that hasn’t stopped EA Sports from using them, heavily anchored by point guard Kyrie Irving, as their trailer for the impending release of NBA Live 14.
During the EA Games presentation at E3 on Monday, Irving came out on to the stage to help unveil the return of the NBA Live series. The “Live” franchise had been on a multi-year hiatus, with the basketball video game world largely dominated by 2K Sports. The release of Live 14 comes with several new user-based additions including “Bouncetek,” a ball-handing based function that “unlocks the full potential of the dribble. “Whether it’s Ricky Rubio’s wrap around or Kyrie Irving’s devastating hesitation dribble, NBA Live 14 puts the control back in your hands,” says EA Sports.
“Live” will go head-to-head with 2K Sports’ NBA 2K14 which has Miami Heat small forward on the cover. It will be a “next generation” game, released for Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One.
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