NBA 2k12 Demo available, even with the lockout.

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While the NBA and NBAPA dig their feet in for what looks to be a very long and bitter cold war regarding their lockout, 2K Games has made sure you won't go without basketball action.  NBA 2K12's long awaited demo is now available on the PSN and XBLA.  With the release of the game itself just two weeks away, this gives basketball fans a chance to check out this year's version by playing as either the Miami Heat or the Dallas Mavericks in a rematch of last year's finals.

2K Sports Announces NBA® 2K12 Demo Now Available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation® Network
Demo pits the Miami Heat against the Dallas Mavericks in a rematch of the 2011 NBA Finals 


New York, NY – September 20, 2011 – 2K Sports today announced that a free demo of NBA® 2K12 is now available on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The demo allows players to relive this past season’s exciting NBA Finals and play one quarter as the Miami Heat or Dallas Mavericks. The demo showcases many of this year’s improvements, including an all-new post play system for full 360-degree player movement to dominate the paint, total shot stick control for more intuitive offensive moves, and updated visuals complete with dynamic broadcast-style pre-game highlight reels.
This year’s edition of NBA 2K, the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise*, will allow players to take control of some of the most iconic names and teams in NBA history, such as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Julius Erving, and put them head-to-head against other classic and modern-day teams to create NBA dream matchups and end the debate over the “NBA’s Greatest” once and for all.
NBA 2K12 is rated E by the ESRB and will be available October 4, 2011. Visit for updated rating information.
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