'NBA 2K' is having hassle capturing Steph Curry's greatness
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In terms of sports activities video games, digital gamers are typically able to feats no actual individual might accomplish. After which there’s Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. The reigning NBA MVP dazzles with new strikes almost each time he steps on the courtroom, and Curry’s actual-life expertise are giving the parents behind the NBA 2K matches. In an interview this week, the title’s gameplay director Mike Wang admitted the studio is having hassle capturing the star’s on-courtroom antics.
“To be utterly trustworthy, we’re nonetheless on the lookout for methods to raised translate his recreation into NBA 2K,” Wang defined. “He is a ‘rule breaker’ in terms of bounce capturing… he turns into an issue within the online game world the place we have been making an attempt to coach our players [to know] that sure varieties of photographs ought to be rewarded versus others.”
These photographs Wang is referencing is the absurdly lengthy three-pointers Curry jacks up at will and sinks with regularity. Builders have already made some modifications to provide the digital participant the power to make extra of these lengthy photographs, however NBA 2K nonetheless has some work to do so as to make the No. 30 within the recreation simply nearly as good because the one taking the league by storm.
“We will have to take a position much more time in future iterations to actually let Steph be Steph in future variations of NBA 2K,” Wang says. Fortunately, he has loads of supply materials to attract from.