‘NBA 2K15’ New Trailer Shows Off Shaq As Preorders Become Available With Bonuses

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By Gel Galang | August 27, 2014 10:20 AM EST

Authenticity is the play that 2K Sports are trying to get with the first trailer for "NBA 2K15." The Yakkem Trailer shows of MVP Kevin Durant, Shaquille O' Neal and Ernie Johnson, the latter two doing the TNT.

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Kobe Bryant of NBA's Los Angeles Lakers speaks at a panel for the Showtime television documentary "Kobe Bryant's Muse" during the Television Critics Association Cable Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California July 18, 2014.

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According to PlayStation Blog, there are more than 5,000 new animations in "NBA 2K15," which hopes to give a more realistic gameplay experience for basketball gaming that the franchise has so far delivered in the game.

What's great about "NBA 2K15" is that all the other elements in the game seem to work well for the gameplay. Polygon adds that some of these, including the mascots, the crowd and even the cheerleaders play their role so realistically, there's even the countdown that makes you feel truly in the zone.

It may be that 2K Games really is aiming to make this year's "NBA 2K15" title one that's aimed for the fans.

Screenshots Released for 'NBA 2K15'

If the new trailer is not enough, 2K Games has also approved of a new batch of photos for the "NBA 2K15" and DSO Gaming managed to get its hands on it.

As seen in the link, some of the basketball superstars that will be making their way to the "NBA 2K15" includes LeBron James, Anthony Davis, James Harden and Stephen Curry.

Like other upcoming sports games, "NBA 2K15" is looking at a release on the PS4 and Xbox One. There have been reports that the resolution of the console version will be close to the PC version of the title, so the screens are just a glimpse of what's in store once the game is released.

PC Preorders Already Available

While the "NBA 2K15" is still looking at an October release date, those who are looking to play the title on the PC can already preorder a copy of the game.

Games.on has spotted the preorder over at Steam, which also features a bonus of a soundtrack with Pharrell and the "KD MVP Bonus Pack" which will give you 5,000 virtual currency, a MyTEAM Card featuring Kevin Durant, two more MyTEAM card packs, and a MyPLAYER leg sleeves, also inspired by Durant.

The pre-purchase pack for "NBA 2K15" is out for $69.99. "NBA 2K15" is also coming out for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 apart from its PC release.

"NBA 2K15" Yakkem Trailer (Credit: YouTube/PlayStation)

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Kobe Bryant of NBA's Los Angeles Lakers speaks at a panel for the Showtime television documentary "Kobe Bryant's Muse" during the Television Critics Association Cable Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California July 18, 2014.
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