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  • Published: 26 June 2019
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  • Inside Gaming
    Inside Gaming   6 months back

    UPDATE: Many of you guys pointed out that EA makes NBA Live, which is a viable alternative to NBA 2K. We missed mentioning that, thank you for the correction!

    • forcedConsent
      forcedConsent  5 months back

      No, it is not a viable alternative. It sucks

    • Aidan Williams
      Aidan Williams  6 months back

      "Viable" no lmao

    • Dre Jackson
      Dre Jackson  6 months back

      NBA Live is fucking terrible tho. And 2K knows they can do whatever because no one will switch to EA. It’s like choosing Hitler or Stalin.

    • Piano Smile
      Piano Smile  6 months back

      Juzzie

      If you’re playing sports game on a computer you’re a loser.

    • Kevin Garcia
      Kevin Garcia  6 months back

      NBA live is trashhhhh soooo nooooooo lol

  • Octopop
    Octopop  1 months back

    If you play a sports game you deserve ads

    • dwayne601
      dwayne601  1 months back

      The last time I paid $60 for a game was 2010. Never again, I wait for the $5 and $10 flash sale

      • Global Prong
        Global Prong  1 months back

        ps2 era was the best . no ads/no micro transactions/ you buy the game /you play the game you pass the game. thats it. you just pay 1 time .

        • ThePowerchimp
          ThePowerchimp  2 months back

          I mean, I just watched the Snowfall ad about thirty times by watching this video.

          • Web Weaver
            Web Weaver  3 months back

            Time to pick up a new hobby..

            • Web Weaver
              Web Weaver  3 months back

              what is gaming coming to?! my hobby is being turned into nothing but a damn profit. I do NOT play sports games, however if my single player games fall to this shit.. I hope to god I'm not the only one who will riot and force the gaming industry to go back to what it once was. What is that you ask? Gaming. It's that freaking simple.

              • WeissM89
                WeissM89  3 months back

                No need to justify your ads. You're independent content creators, not a huge company with investors, people with suits who don't even know their product nor its target audience, and only are interested in numbers and shares.

                • Jose Delapena
                  Jose Delapena  3 months back

                  If I wanted to watch unskippable ads, I'd come to Youtube

                  • Nickolas Varley
                    Nickolas Varley  4 months back

                    @14:52 "And no pry-no pair is-costs more than $95" that was a wild ride aha

                    • The Seventh Knight
                      The Seventh Knight  4 months back

                      LOL well I aint mad but at least I only paid $3 for this.

                      • Teyon Alexander
                        Teyon Alexander  4 months back

                        Per Morgan Webb: If you see ads you should get free stuff.

                        • beerpowered
                          beerpowered  4 months back

                          2K/Ubisoft/EA are boycotted for predatory business practices. Plenty of games being released, don't need these companies games as they are 100% skippable.

                          • kevin ivory
                            kevin ivory  4 months back

                            Ads are intolerable. For example, this video had an unskippable 15 second ad for McDonald's so I'm leaving without finishing it.

                            • Evangeliman
                              Evangeliman  4 months back

                              i have never bough a sports game in my life... if you dont count rocket league...

                              • ThaReal_Scenario
                                ThaReal_Scenario  5 months back

                                Nba live is still a game

                                • Jesse Mojica
                                  Jesse Mojica  5 months back

                                  I GOT A NBA AD WHEN I CLICKED ON THIS VIDEO

                                  • XXXNeKrosXXX
                                    XXXNeKrosXXX  5 months back

                                    Holy fuck! A 2k19 ad just popped up!

                                    • Brian Charles
                                      Brian Charles  5 months back

                                      commercial breaks in game are coming!
                                      Just in the middle of an awesome firefight you'll get paused and a 'and now a word from our sponsors!' :O

                                      • sore uno
                                        sore uno  5 months back

                                        So has anyone seen snowfall? 😂😂😂

                                        • Dan Del Aguaro
                                          Dan Del Aguaro  5 months back

                                          Not a 60 dollar game

                                          • junito echo
                                            junito echo  5 months back

                                            People should just stop buying EA Games and general, if they die they die imagine if I said that last sentence in a Russian accent

                                            • kavmanproductions
                                              kavmanproductions  5 months back

                                              I don’t even play 2K and I’m mad

                                              • kavmanproductions
                                                kavmanproductions  5 months back

                                                This is why Naughty Dog and Rockstar will always remain on top. This is just disrespectful to the gaming community, they playing the gamers more than the products release. Fuck EA, 2K get your shit together and give us another Bioshock.

                                                • leyuen
                                                  leyuen  5 months back

                                                  I don't play sports video games so I'm fine with this

                                                  • Nice Marmot
                                                    Nice Marmot  5 months back

                                                    Ooo Cool Spot!

                                                    • Calvin Wiseman
                                                      Calvin Wiseman  5 months back

                                                      So what's next dvd, blu-ray and 4k movies with ads inserted into them???

                                                      • lilrich1243
                                                        lilrich1243  5 months back

                                                        Calvin Wiseman no don't give em any more ideas

                                                        Fuck imagine popping in George of the jungle and right before he hits a tree a 30 sec add pops up

                                                    • UrBrainOnSports
                                                      UrBrainOnSports  5 months back

                                                      I guess nba live is supposedly a competitor, but it's terrible. And still riddled with the same issues.

                                                      • Scooch
                                                        Scooch  5 months back

                                                        14:47 don't you mean when we're "inside gaming?!?!?"
                                                        Booom!
                                                        Im homeless someone please help me and send me money. I'll pretend to be a sexy little girl. I'll sell you my bathwater... if I ever get to take a bath again

                                                        • Reckless& Relentless
                                                          Reckless& Relentless  5 months back

                                                          0:40 WHAT

                                                          • Metal Music Mania
                                                            Metal Music Mania  5 months back

                                                            No, Inside gaming can't have more subs than funhaus...funhaus is leagues better

                                                            • Osaiha
                                                              Osaiha  5 months back

                                                              freestyle 2: Street basketball

                                                              • Trent Griffith
                                                                Trent Griffith  5 months back

                                                                Imagine investing $100 into an SSD so your loads are faster, only to have this game force you to watch the ad.

                                                                • Max Chrysler
                                                                  Max Chrysler  5 months back

                                                                  I am very willing to pay to avoid ads. Having every 4th photo on Instagram being an ad is pathetic

                                                                  • John Halle
                                                                    John Halle  5 months back

                                                                    Don't buy games filled with anti tamper shit, microtransactions, half assed content but play your fav game 10 times which do not contain shit like above or maybe buy something else if you have money to burn.

                                                                    • BelimaiSykes
                                                                      BelimaiSykes  5 months back

                                                                      I hope I'm like the average gamer because I do not tolerate ads at all. I pirate so much, use ad blocker, don't have cable and have banned hulu from my home when they started using ads.

                                                                      • AndrewFortWayne
                                                                        AndrewFortWayne  5 months back

                                                                        Sigh.....

                                                                        • Jcmdale
                                                                          Jcmdale  5 months back

                                                                          This happened to me, i thought i was crazy

                                                                          • Hell Knight
                                                                            Hell Knight  5 months back

                                                                            They had an opportunity to spam ad this vid every time they said snowfall... Just this one episode only lol it would've been amazing like watching click bate top 10 vids

                                                                            • saurav raj Singh
                                                                              saurav raj Singh  5 months back

                                                                              If they had reduced the price to $40 or something, they would've earned praise instead of hate. These ads would've have helped them do that.

                                                                              • Hans Moleman
                                                                                Hans Moleman  5 months back

                                                                                i have youtube premium. $10/month to avoid all ads is totally worth it to me. especially with the amount of youtube i watch. i hate advertisements.

                                                                                • John Halle
                                                                                  John Halle  5 months back

                                                                                  Hans Moleman I have a better solution, UBlock Origin.

                                                                              • Jaye Concord
                                                                                Jaye Concord  5 months back

                                                                                Can't wait for Grand Theft Auto VI to come out with two minute, unskippable ads during mission load screens -_-

                                                                                • Kyle Anderson
                                                                                  Kyle Anderson  5 months back

                                                                                  Been asking for this for the last 10 years.
                                                                                  Not sure how I feel about it now its a thing.

                                                                                  • tmacman
                                                                                    tmacman  5 months back

                                                                                    That ad in NBA 2k was for a TV MA show that was about crack. NBA 2k is rated E for everyone but somehow they can get away with this.

                                                                                    • Andrew Copple
                                                                                      Andrew Copple  5 months back

                                                                                      Cool spot was actually fun, though. Decent mechanics for a silly ad game.

                                                                                      • BABarracus6
                                                                                        BABarracus6  5 months back

                                                                                        if you dont like then dont play, dont buy, dont pirate

                                                                                        • Drake9Draconiangar
                                                                                          Drake9Draconiangar  5 months back

                                                                                          sports games are for people that are both bad at sports and games.

                                                                                          they literally are the worst anything you could possibly buy.

                                                                                          • Brad Fuller
                                                                                            Brad Fuller  5 months back

                                                                                            oh i hope 2k realizes when the FCC gets involved since you have to go through them with anything with that deals with Ads that are usually on TV.