ESPN NBA 2K5

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ESPN NBA 2K5
System(s): PlayStation 2, Xbox
Publisher: Sega (US), Global Star Software (Europe)
Developer:
Licensor: National Basketball League
Genre: Sports

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sony PlayStation 2
US
$19.9919.99[1] SLUS-20920
ESRB: Everyone
Sony PlayStation 2
EU
(Promo)
PEGI: 3+
Sony PlayStation 2
DE
SLES-53022
USK: 0
Sony PlayStation 2
ES
SLES-53022
PEGI: 3+
Sony PlayStation 2
FR
SLES-53022
PEGI: 3+
Sony PlayStation 2
UK
SLES-53022
PEGI: 3+
Sony PlayStation 2
AU
SLES-53022
OFLC: G
Xbox
US
$19.9919.99[1][2] SKU-29617
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox
DE
USK: 0
Xbox
FR
PEGI: 3+
Xbox
UK
PEGI: 3+
Xbox
AU
OFLC: G

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ESPN NBA 2K5 is the sequel to ESPN NBA Basketball.

Production credits

Xbox version

  • Lead Engineer: Andrew Mamnson, Wick Verne
  • Art Director: Alvin Cardona
  • Executive Producer: Greg Thomas
  • Project Manager: Derrick Aynaga
  • AI Engineers: Mark Horsley, Rob Gatson, Matthew Hamre
  • Engineers: Raymond Graham, Johnnie Yang, Tom Bak, Mark Roberts, Richard Choi
  • Web Manager: Ketu Patel
  • Additional Engineering: Eddie Park, Tim Meekins, Gordon Read, Matt Bandy, Tim Schroeder, Nick Janes, Casey Yost, Steven Fuller, Yar Woo, Brian Hendriks, Henrik Holmdahl, Evan Harsha
  • Master Multi-Taskers: Kurt Lai, David Lee, Chris Darocca
  • Animation: Joel Flory, Joseph Clark, Roy Tse, Hsing-Wen Hsu, Anton Dawson, Roy Tse
  • Player Art: David Dame, Lynelt "Poonee" Jinks, Michael Stribling
  • Art Menu: Anthony Yau, John Lee, Quinn Kaneko
  • Court Art: Amber Long, Nelson Wang, Ray Wong
  • Art Special Thanks: Desha Chanhdara, Lisa Wong, Fred Wong, Steve Paris, Jay Esparza, Matt Crysdale
  • Assistant Project Manager: Kyle Lai-Fatt
  • Game Design: Jeremy Tuner, Dedan Anderson, Mark Washington, Kyle Lai-Fatt
  • Production Special Thanks: Rick Brown, Rob Jones
  • Video Production: Jake Baker
  • Director of Technology: Tim Walter
  • Library Engineers: Ivar Olsen, Boris Kazanskii, Isaac Gartner, Henrik Holmdahl, Jason Dorie, Khoi Nguyen
  • VC Audio Team:
    • Audio Director: Brian Luzietti
    • Lead Sound Designer: Larry Peacock
    • Sound Designer: Randy Rivas
  • Script Writer: Tor Unswoith
  • Additional Script Writing: Mark Washington
  • Marketing and PR: Matt Atwood, Anthony Chau, Shelby Cox, David DePaulis, Nikki Flynn, Ryan Hunt, Rustin Lee, Moni Orife, Otto Park, Steve Raab, Mike Rhinehart, Tim Rosa, Rich Saroyan, Christian Scatena
  • Manual Design and Localization: Vicki Morawietz of VAM Design
  • Motion Capture Supervisor: David Washburn
  • Senior Motion Capture Specialist: Junior Sison
  • Motion Capture Specialist: Kai Ma
  • Motion Capture Technician: Josh LaBrot
  • Director of Quality Assurance: Chien Yu
  • QA Supervisor: John Crysdale
  • Senior Lead Tester: Robert Nelson
  • Lead Tester: Kevin Clement
  • Assistant Lead Tester: Dion Feete
  • Network Lead Tester: Robert Leach
  • Network Assistant Tester: Jerson Sapida
  • Mastering & Release Specialist: Jason Bakke
  • Standards Lead: Evan Boehler
  • QA Tech: Alan Trammel, Jose Gutierrez, Jonathan Yee, Adam Fair, Mike Rogers
  • Test Plan Writer: James Miller
  • Senior Testers: Ross Conkey, Thomas Moyles, Jef Holton, Chris Ganz, Chris Watkins, Simon Chan, Dustin Wright, Aaron Baxter
  • Quality Assurance: Evan Rice, Jason Battle, Michael Andrews, Evan Boehler, Shawn Sims, Nathan Rodriguez, William Farkman III, Ryan Medina, Ocie Henderson, Justin England, Bryan Austin, Robert Britt, Joel Lehmann, Ryan Hunt, Mark Roberts, Borden Wong, Jesse Jones, Johannes Robbins, Josh Graham, Chad Urquhart, Hike Rose, Brian Osoteo, Nate Burks, Matt Schultz, Morgan Wren, Matt Holler, Dan Nicholaisen, Jerel Francisco, Jake Stockstell, Adam Domenick, Jacob Adina, Cliffod Chin, Paul Hilburn, Cainglit, David Dixon, Ryan Lim, Guy Laskey, Adam Ausiello, Richard Luk, Joe Levesque, Ray Disanza, Jeremy Ford, Robert Zavala, Ken Benitez, Luciano Sponza, Arthur Javier, Dave Bass, Wayne Gin, Alex Hayden, Tyler Jacobson, Will Madia, Geoffrey Nahashon, Micah Long, Chris Finch, James Procopio, Jason Souza, Justin England, Brian Rust, Marshon Thomas, Owen Christy, Brian DeGraf, Derek Williams, Dan India, Elton Brown, Quality Assurance, Byron King, Shane Berta, Rhianna Kellom, Terrance Brown, Andrew Patania,Nicolas Hernandez, Mark Sardina, Patrick Smith, Dino Zuccooni, Horraan Solis, Wilson Lam, Nadar Williams
  • Manual Writer: Timothy Collins
  • Proofreading: Bryan Austin, Owen Christy, Evan Rice
  • Motion Capture Talent: Chiekel "Kel" Mitchell, Darrell Tuck" Tucker, P-40, Roy Bryd, Ray Graham, Tim Schroeder, Rob Gatson, Lynell Jinks, Kevin Clement, Shawn Sims, Dion Peete, Nate Burks, Donell Williams, Kai Ma, Tony Evans, Jason Richardson, Rasheed Wallace, Bo Outlaw, Thomas Fairley, James Dailey, Sadiki Fuller, Herb Taylor, Rob Kennedy, Ken Jennings, Marcus Smith, Rick Lambert
  • Additional Talent: Ben Bishop, Erick Boenisch, Kevin Clement, Kai Ma, Nicolas Sanford
  • Special Thanks: Scott Patterson, Bobby Wen, Erik Andreassen, Moni Orife, Richard Yee, Matt Underwood, Jenn Baker, Sharon Hunter, The development team families for their patience & support
  • NBA Entertainment: Greg Lassen, Stacey Kerr, Shari Wolford, Meredith Fox, Brian Choi
  • SVP and GM of Enterprises: Rick Alessandri
  • President ESPN, Inc.: George Bodenheimer
  • SVP Marketing: Lee Ann Daly
  • VP Talent and Administration: Al Jaffe
  • Lawyer: Will Reeder
  • EVP Enterprises Magazine, and ESPN.com: John Skipper
  • VP, Enterprises: Tori Stevens
  • VP, Marketing: Aaron Taylor
  • Marketing Manager, ESPN Enterprises: Peggy Brolly
  • ESPN Enterprises Director: Mary Moore
  • Director of Interactive Games: Bernie Yee
ESPN Enterprises Consumer and Media Products
  • Graphic Designer: Chris Pelczynski
  • Graphic Artist: Renata Sedzimir
  • Producer: Eric Sorensen
  • All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The names and logos of all arenas are trademarks of their respective owners and are used by permission. Certain trademarks used herein [or hereon] are properties of American Airlines, Inc. used under license to Sega. All rights reserved.
  • Sega thanks the Rucker family and the memory of Mr. Holcombe Rucker.
  • Special thanks to Greg Lassen, Stacey Kerr, and Shaii Wolford at NBA Entertainment, Inc.
ESPN NBA 2K5 Soundtrack
  • ESPN Videogames would like to thank the following artists/record labels for music inclusion in ESPN NBA 2K5. Please support the following artists:
  • All Day:
    • Performed by Abstract Rude
    • Courtesy of Funny Man Entertainment
  • Through These Streets:
    • Performed by Abstract Rude
    • Courtesy of Funny Man Entertainment
  • What Tyme Iz It?:
    • Performed by Abstract Rude
    • Courtesy of Funny Man Entertainment
  • K.O. Player:
    • Performed by Aceyalone and Madlib
    • Courtesy of Okay Flayer/Decon
  • All Positions:
    • Performed by Blackstone
    • Courtesy of Blackstone Productions
  • Hoop Action:
    • Performed by Blackstone
    • Courtesy of Blackstone Productions
  • Beat Tip Sizzle:
    • Performed by Broken Drumz
    • Courtesy of Won Peete + Josh LaBrot
  • Captivate:
    • Performed by Bukue One
    • Courtesy of Funnyman Entertainment
  • F'Real:
    • Performed by Bukue One
    • Courtesy of Funnyman Entertainment
  • U Don't Know:
    • Performed by Bukue One
    • Courtesy of Funnyman Entertainment
  • Watch Me Now:
    • Performed by Bukue One
    • Courtesy of Funnyman Entertainment
  • Rules and Regulations (JMJ):
    • Performed by: Del The Funky Homosapien
    • Courtesy of Funnyman Entertainment
  • Don't Forget the Bass:
    • Performed by: Del The Funky Homosapien
    • Courtesy of Funnyman Entertainment
  • Soul Power '70:
    • Performed by JJG Design
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Scientific Breakdown:
    • Performed by DJ Faust and Shortee
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • 24 Hour Notice:
    • Performed by DO Zeph
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Back Home:
    • Performed by Hazen Street
    • Courtesy of DC Flag Records by arrangement w/ Sony Music Licensing
  • Soweto:
    • Performed by Hieroglyphics w/ Goapele
    • Courtesy of Decon and Hieroglyphics
  • Le Sengre:
    • Performed by J.Boogie
    • Courtesy of Om Records
  • Try Me:
    • Performed by J.Boogie
    • Courtesy of Om Records
  • This Game is Hot:
    • Performed by Vrsatyl, Jaz, BIG 3
    • Courtesy of Vrsatyl of V Record Labet
  • You Don't Want None:
    • Performed by Jay Rich
    • Courtesy of Jay Rich Music
  • Bad Dreams:
    • Performed by Lyrics Born
    • Courtesy of Quannum Records
  • Outrun:
    • Performed by People Under the Stairs
    • Courtesy of Om Records
  • Act 2:
    • Performed by RJD2
    • Courtesy of Okay Player/Decon
  • Funky Listening:
    • Performed by Rob Swift
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound/Bob Swift/Robert Aguilar - Swifttracs Music
  • Chalice:
    • Performed by Romanowski
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Flat Picker:
    • Performed by Romanowski
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Struble Strut:
    • Performed by Romanowski
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Train Song:
    • Performed by Romanowski
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Up to No Good:
    • Performed by Romanowski
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Why?:
    • Performed by Romanowski
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Take It Back:
    • Performed by Skillz
    • Courtesy of Okay Player/Decon
  • Whatever's Clever:
    • Performed by Stellar Trax Sound System
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • Liquid Dub (Remix):
    • Performed by Tino Copp
    • Courtesy of Songs of Windswept Pacific
  • Bang:
    • Performed by Truck & Mack
    • Courtesy of Okay Player/Watch Dog Music/Black Ink
  • Downtime:
    • Performed by Z-Trip
    • Courtesy of Future Primitive Sound
  • ASR / Music Supervision: Tim Rosa
  • [email protected] for inclusion in future ESPN videogames and/or tour support.
Source:
US manual

Magazine articles

Main article: ESPN NBA 2K5/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

PlayStation 2 version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
95
[3]
GamePro (HU)
88
[4]
PlayStation 2 Official Magazine - UK (UK) PAL
50
[5]
Sony PlayStation 2
78
Based on
3 reviews

ESPN NBA 2K5

PlayStation 2, US
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PlayStation 2, EU (Promo)
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PlayStation 2, UK
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PlayStation 2, FR
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PlayStation 2, DE
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PlayStation 2, ES
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PlayStation 2, AU
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Xbox version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
95
[3]
GamePro (HU)
88
[4]
Official Xbox Magazine (UK) PAL
89
[6]
Xbox
91
Based on
3 reviews

ESPN NBA 2K5

Xbox, US
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Xbox, UK
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Xbox, FR
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Xbox, DE
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Xbox, ES

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Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sony PlayStation 2
 ?
CRC32 300d57e3
MD5 8ab35fbe405493da6827fdc85813d04a
SHA-1 5a3a8600b7910d8755a640738421ece89c280970
3,439,427,584 DVD-ROM (EU) SLES-53022 (V1.01)
Sony PlayStation 2
 ?
CRC32 e84f812b
MD5 ab71d9a1bb28563c345a7d9dca2866a6
SHA-1 f47b99ef3dc1fccb0a56e48d300032502cddb15a
3,457,449,984 DVD-ROM (US) SLUS-20920 (V1.02)

External links

  • Official website (archive)
  • ESPN NBA 2K5 on PlayStation.com: US
  • ESPN NBA 2K5 on Xbox.com: US (archive)

References


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