HipHopGamer Reviews ‘NBA 2K19’ Inside ONE37pm’s Gaming Studio

‘This joint is fire. 2k19 is possibly the best one they've made. I think it's crazy’

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Emily Morgan

NBA 2K19, the 20th anniversary edition of the best-selling basketball game franchise on the market, is finally here. We teamed up with gaming personality Gerald Williams, a.k.a. HipHopGamer, to get a sneak peek at the latest version inside ONE37pm’s video game studio in New York City.

Watch this video to see what went down when I previewed the much-anticipated 2K Sports game with HipHopGamer.

“The best thing I can say from playing this game is how smart the AI is,” HipHopGamer said. “Whether you're a star or you're a bench player, you can literally see the skill gap.”

With LeBron James on the game’s commemorative 20th anniversary cover, King James is simply unstoppable and looks great doing it in his new Los Angeles Lakers uniform. Meanwhile, Milwaukee Bucks player Giannis Antetokounmpo will grace the NBA 2K19’s standard cover.

Some of the fresh features that 2K Sports included are more eye-popping moves, enhanced AI gameplay and flawless player reactions. The makers developed an insane in-game player meter, which indicates when a player is heating up and who is in the position to take over a game.

With chart-topping rapper Travis Scott curating its playlist, NBA 2K19 is giving consumers another reason to stay glued to the game. This is in addition to MyCareer mode, which is a narrative-based feature that lets players earn a spot into the NBA by first playing in other leagues to impress recruiters, as well as the popular The Neighborhood mode, which is the online mode where players can battle in 3-on-3 teams on the street and at the Jordan Rec Center.  

“This joint is fire,” HipHopGamer said. “2k19 is possibly the best one they've made. I think it's crazy. Go buy it right now, man.”

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