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Friday, October 5, 2012

NBA 2K13 Official Launch in the Philippines!

10.05.2012 – The most anticipated basketball game simulation from 2K Sports in cooperation of X-Play Online Games, Inc. (subsidiary of IP e-Games) which brings you the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game in NBA 2K13.

It’s now being launched in all platforms from Microsoft’s Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, and Windows PC.

The game will be released also on Wii U and the upcoming Wii U game consoles.

The Philippine launch was held at the National Sports Grill which is a perfect venue with an NBA-type motif to the place brings more interest in one of the much awaited games this year.

It’s now official that there’s an actual Philippine launch for one of the best video games simulation coming out not only for the PC Games but also in game console platforms. The excitement builds up when they have showed some interesting features of the game itself.

The NBA 2K13 is not all about the new improvements of the game but also has something for the serious ballers out there. It gets a Midas touch from the executive producer in Jay-Z, the multi-platinum recording artist. The music icon personally curated the game’s 24-song soundtrack, and lent his artistic vision to its interactive menus, pre-game introductions, and more.

There are new refreshing improvements in the game which introduces the Control Stick which for you to able to do all dribble moves to the right analog stick, as well as shooting, passing, and post moves. This strings together devastating crossovers and clutch shots for maximum control and effectiveness.

The other new feature is the Dynamic Shot Generator which lets you make the shots dynamically made on the fly with all-new collision physics created in real-time. There’s also Signature Skills with each players unique abilities can alter the course of the game. The players modelled to have impact in the game in their own unique way, from Derrick Rose as “Floor General” to Kevin Durant being “The Closer.” You get to learn to use each player’s abilities in changing the games in your own terms.

They have revamped the passing system with improved fast break situations that gives players more control. Fire a bounce passes to a cutting teammate or go “Lob City” in transition would give you more edge in how you take the game to the next level. This game will definitely benefit the gamers in the real world as it has the Shoe Creator where you get to design your own sneakers from the group up that can be purchased through NIKE ID.

There will be more tons of surprises for the game itself and it will also be available in mobile devices and social media like in Facebook which will have its console tie-ins.

The other interesting feature everyone is looking forward to see is the much-debated matchup between the 2012 U.S. Men’s National Team and the 1992 “Dream Team” that was shown as one of the teaser trailers for the fans to get excited in grabbing a copy of this game.

Miguel Bauza, Vice-President of Marketing for X-Play is excited and thrilled to share his thoughts about the collaboration with 2K Sports in bringing the prestigious game making its official launch in the Philippines. He added that they will have tours in promoting the game around the country especially to millions of NBA 2K Filipino fans with tournaments and prizes.

Ms. Heidi Garayblas added that NBA 2K13 is a great addition to the X-Play portfolio in partnering with 2K Sports for this project and proud to say that they are looking forward in bringing more blockbuster games in the country.

X-Play raffled of three official replica jerseys of the three basketball players appearing on the cover namely Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), and Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls).

This event is simultaneously launched in other countries around Asia in all platforms and the excitement did not stop there.

NBA 2K13 will have special events organized by X-Play with the tournament which will have eight mall eliminations beginning from November 10, 2012 to January 12, 2013 which will have six games in Greater Manila Area, One in Cebu, and One in Davao.

All you have to do is present your NBA 2K13 box with the X-Play sticker in order to qualify and the winner per elimination gets to take home PhP 5,000 pesos cash & NBA Exclusive Merchandise. The finals will be on January 19, 2013 and the grand winner is awarded PhP 50,000 pesos and Two (2) tickets to the NBA All-Star Game or Play-offs.

Indeed the new dynasties have begun for more details of the Tournament Promo learn more about it HERE!

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