One of the many great things about the NBA 2K series is its huge and enthusiastic online community. For those that aren't aware, these modes allow gamers to create and control one player throughout his entire career, earning a spot in the Hall of Fame as the ultimate goal. The mode has been in existence since NBA 2K It has progressed since its inception and gained extreme popularity. It is now one of the most popular game modes in the series. The YouTube community and the gamers that have captivated audiences with a blend of their personalities and skills deserve some of the credit for this.
Each offers a unique brand of virtual hoops entertainment. His subscriber base on YouTube is enormous. You know you've made it when it's a big deal for you to finally show your face in a video. Most fans recognize his voice first and foremost. He uses a splash of voice modulation to accent certain points. As far as skills, he is a simulation style gamer that runs set plays, and brings a solid blend of real basketball knowledge and an understanding of how that should be translated in a video game.
If you're looking to follow one of the pioneers and most successful YouTube gamers, subscribe to Chris Smoove—unless of course you're one of the , people that already have. He was one of the most active gamers after the 2K Team Up, and shared some very cool information from his time at 2K Sports headquarters.
If you want to see one of the best My Career players, this is where you should look. I'm not going to say he's the best, because there are quite a few great gamers on YouTube, but he definitely brings the skills. There is also the requisite trash talk to nobody in particular, but us YouTubers have to run our mouths—it's part of the entertainment. Check him out breaking the single game record for assists with the Portland Trail Blazers:.
Every YouTuber has their own personality and persona. Something about the way he goes in on his computer opponents makes you think he talks a little bit of trash on the real court as well. He doesn't post as often as some of the other 2K YouTubers, but it gives you a little to look forward to. I like innovative videos, and this one is a clear example of that. It is only long, but it is pretty funny. Don't think it's all about jokes. Spade is nice on the sticks, and he's popularized the term Rainmaker for his My Player's ability to drain the deep ball.
His current My Career player is some sort of offspring from Brian Scalabrine. Smallz does some personal commentary about real sports, and has some WWE 13 videos to add some balance to his channel. If you're looking for laughs and some solid gaming, Smallz's channel is one you should definitely check out.
Others You Should Know. He does a great job editing and using other video games to create story lines around the sports gaming action. While Kuda is a solid gamer, the best aspect of his videos are the stories he creates. That's the essence of what makes going through a season fun on a sports video game, and Kuda brings that to his subscribers. Gento's channel is almost exclusively NBA 2K. He brings solid My Career gaming, but he also dabbles in commentary about the game itself.
One thing that can go unrecognized in this genre is video quality, but Gento's videos always have top-notch visuals and audio. He does a ton of Madden videos as well, and his editing skills are among the best of any gaming YouTuber. He blends in other games Saints Row, Saw and others to set up funny and cool scenarios for the sports gaming action. The channel features videos from nearly every sports game under the sun, but of course there is a steady diet of NBA 2K videos. He isn't quite as gifted as say Ipod King Carter or K-Spade just yet, but he gives entertaining press conferences after every game.
You'll see the great games and the bad ones. I don't filter out the embarrassing moments. MK99 has come a long way, and now he might just be ready to play with the. Follow Brian Mazique and Franchiseplay on YouTube and Twitter for reactions, analysis and news from the world of sports and sports video games.