NBA Live 98 (Saturn)

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For the Sega Mega Drive game, see NBA Live 98 (Mega Drive).

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NBA Live 98
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
Licensor: NBA Properties, Turner Broadcasting Sales, Turner Network Television
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory, Saturn Floppy Drive
Genre: Sports (basketball)

















Number of players: 1-8
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
US
T-5027H
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
(UK/FR/DE)
T-5027H-50
EAY02501333I
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
EU
(ES/IT/PT)

EAX02501333I
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
T-5027H-50
EAY02501333I
USK: 0
Sega Saturn
UK
T-5027H-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
Non-Sega versions

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NBA Live 98 is a 1997 basketball game for the Sega Saturn released by Electronic Arts.

Production credits

Realtime Associates
  • Lead Programmers: George Katz, Matt Grimshaw
  • Programmers: Tom Powers, Stephen Nguyen, Dave Gierok, Fraser Thompson, Jim York
  • Art: Kerwin Burton, Eric Gingrich
  • Additional Art: Phil Knowles, Christoper Vuchetich
  • Sound: Greg Turner
  • Direction: Steve Ettinger
  • Producer: Dave Albert
  • Associate Producer: Elizabeth Smith
  • Special Thanks: Gary Syck, Mike Dorgan, Doug Schilling, Peter Kolarov, Brian Snapp, Paul Kohler, Beth Scholz, Dave Warhol, Shippy Ohka, Amanda Katz, Thul Nguyen, Cwong Nguyen, Cam-Tu Nguyen, Tien Nguyen, Karl Powers, Judy Powers, Lee Powers, Michell Medina, Biork, Twon, Zarros, J.D., Alan Bradshaw, Gaby, A.J., Shanelle, Amy Leu, Monty, Chery York, Leta Maunz, Picasso and Chicago
Electronic Arts Canada
  • Executive Producer: Sam Nelson
  • Producer: Stanley Chow
  • Associate Producer: William M. Mozell
  • Assistant Producer: Josh Holmes
  • Development Director: Moira Dang
  • Production Assistants: Renata Antonic, Zoe Quinn, Kirsten Henderson
  • Roster Consultant: Ted Murray
  • Programmers: Amory Wong, Dom Humphrey, David Bollo, Robert White
  • Audio Tool Support: Iain Macanaulty
  • Front End Art: Sebastian Reinarz, Ashela Webb
  • In-Game Art: Casey O'Brien, Adam Myhill
  • Additional Art: Greg Allen, Daryl Anselmo, Kim Gill, Cindy Green, Eduardo Agostini, Sheila Allan-Nash, Allan So, Yvonne Vu, Darren Sleno
  • Video Design, Editing, and Special Effects: David Laviolette
  • Editing: Bill Morrison
  • Compression: Mark Ricard
  • Additional Art: Tony Cranfield-Rose
  • Music Produced and Composed by: Traz Damji
  • Music Co-produced, Recorded, and Mixed by: hiwatt marshall
  • Orchestra: Tanya Hancheroff: Vocals, Marc Rogers: Electric and Acoustic Bass, Corey Phillips: Guitars, Vince Mai: Trumpet and Fugal Horn, Tom Keenlyside: Flute and Sax, Randall Stoll: "3 point contest" Drums, Saki Kaskas: Additional Guitar, Ralph Dyck: Additional Piano
  • Music Mastered by: Graemme Brown
  • Sound Effects: Crispin Hands, Bart Gurr, Traz Damji
  • Arena Technical Lead: Crispin Hands
  • Network Technical Lead: Steve Royea
  • Arena Speech Editing: Crispin Hands, Jennifer Lewis, Graemme Brown
  • Network Speech Editing: Steve Royea
  • Speech programming: David Bollo
  • Network Speech: Ernie Johnson
  • Arena Speech: Al Murdoch
  • Front End Players: Tim Hardaway, Larry Johnson, Joe Dumars, Mitch Richmond, Christian Laettner
  • Director & Lead Animator: Michael Vanaselja
  • Motion Capture Shoot Supervisor & Animator: JJ Gonzales
  • Manager, Motion Capture: Evan Marc Hirsch
  • Motion Capture Senior Specialist: David Coleman
  • Motion Capture Crew: Demian Gordon, Vince Ng, Peter Saumur, Andrea Donnelly, Daven Coburn, Susan Skerl-Cote
  • Motion Capture Stunt Coordinator: Mike Crestejo
  • Motion Capture Talent: Novell Thomas, Sean O'Brien, Vino Barnett (Sportsvisions), Tom Johnson (stunts)
  • QA Coordinator: Steve Livaja
  • QA Lead: Trevor Allen
  • QA Assistant Leads: Edwin Singh, Jamey Brewster
  • Testers: Ryan Savella, Ryan Santos, Lisa Nguyen, Marty Wasiel, Kim Nolan, Winston Sun, Ben Elliott, Van Bang Nguyen, Dwight Anglehart, Kris Marshall, Griffin Mitchell, Simon Burnett, Colin Currie, Adam Gandy, Steve Kuchka, Cameron MacKinnon, Richard Seto, Martin Katzenmeter
  • QA Mastering: Peter Petkov, Jeff Hutchinson, Cary Chao
  • QA Tech: Bill Kim, Colin Cox, D'arcy Gog, Chris Wallace, Paul Breland, Jason Feser, Zech Prinz
  • QA Database Gurus: Bob Purewal, Randy Parmar
Electronic Arts San Mateo
  • Product Manager: Glenn Chin
  • Marketing: Kirk Scott
  • Public Relations: Kathy Frazier
  • Documentation: Greg Roensch
  • Original Manual: David Lee
  • Documentation Layout: Corinne Mah
  • Package Art Direction: Nancy Waisanen
  • Package Design: Studio 3
  • Package Photography: Scott Cunningham/NBA Photos
  • San Mateo QA: Burhan Haile
  • Special Thanks: Greg Lassen, NBA Entertainment, NBA Photos, TNT/TBS Sports
Source:
US manual
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Magazine articles

Main article: NBA Live 98 (Saturn)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Gameshow (TR) #32: "Kasım 1997" (1997-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Secret Service (PL) #52: "Grudzień 1997" (1997-1x-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in Gameshow (TR) #36: "Mart-Nisan 1998" (1998-xx-xx)
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Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
CD Consoles (FR)
100
[10]
Consoles + (FR)
85
[11]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
65
[12]
Joypad (FR) PAL
86
[13]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
81
[14]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
82
[15]
Sega Magazin (DE) PAL
78
[16]
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) PAL
70
[17]
Strana Igr (RU)
60
[18]
Sega Saturn
79
Based on
9 reviews

NBA Live 98 (Saturn)

Saturn, US
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Cover
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Disc
Nbalive98 sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, UK/FR/DE
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Cover
NBALive98 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, ES/IT/PT
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Cover

Technical information

Main article: NBA Live 98 (Saturn)/Technical information.

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
517,367,088 CD-ROM (EU) T-5027H-50 V1.000
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
517,312,992 CD-ROM (US) T-5027H V1.000

References

  1. http://riehlspot.simplenet.com/vgame/new/saturn.html (Wayback Machine: 1999-02-21 17:22)
  2. Computer Trade Weekly, "" (UK; 1997-12-22), page 24
  3. File:Nbalive98 sat us manual.pdf, page 27
  4. Świat Gier Komputerowych, "11/1997" (PL; 1997-xx-xx), page 40
  5. Gry Komputerowe, "12/1997" (PL; 1997-xx-xx), page 12
  6. Świat Gier Komputerowych, "12/1997" (PL; 1997-xx-xx), page 24
  7. Neo, "Grudzień 1997" (PL; 1997-xx-xx), page 2
  8. Świat Gier Komputerowych, "1/1998" (PL; 1997-xx-xx), page 80
  9. Secret Service, "Styczeń 1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 14
  10. CD Consoles, "Février 1998" (FR; 1998-xx-0x), page 128
  11. Consoles +, "Février 1998" (FR; 1998-0x-xx), page 146
  12. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "March 1998" (US; 1998-0x-xx), page 120
  13. Joypad, "Février 1998" (FR; 1998-xx-xx), page 120
  14. MAN!AC, "03/98" (DE; 1998-02-11), page 65
  15. Mega Fun, "03/98" (DE; 1998-02-04), page 80
  16. Sega Magazin, "März 1998" (DE; 1998-02-11), page 24
  17. Sega Saturn Magazine, "February 1998" (UK; 1998-01-14), page 68
  18. Strana Igr, "Fevral 1998" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 116


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