The demo for NBA Live 16 came out this week, and there's a lot of buzz going around. Except ... it's about how inaccurate a lot of the players look:
[NBA Live designer leans back in his chair, nods with satisfaction] "nailed it" pic.twitter.com/wn63EVvp9r— Tim Cato (@tim_cato) September 18, 2015
Oh no. Who else got a bad rendering in the game?
Here's Cameron Bairstow ... or possibly Gene Wilder pretending to be Cameron Bairstow. Who knows?
Zoran Dragic has seen better days:
This is not the Tyler Zeller you are looking for:
big news for the Celtics this season Tyler Zeller is possessed by a demon pic.twitter.com/z67zCSzaGG— Brian J Pickett (@BrianPickett) September 18, 2015
Ah, poor Mario Hezonja. You deserved better than this:
Looking forward to seeing Frank Kaminsky on CBS this fall:
D'Angelo Russell is just Patrick Patterson's face with a skinnier neck and more hair:
NO. NO. NO. pic.twitter.com/ClLwjRSWZc— Professor Big Tweets (@HoosierWolves) September 18, 2015
Here's Jahlil Okafor in real life, and in NBA Live 16 ... oh, you have got to be kidding:
As you can see, he bears a striking resemblance to fellow rookie Justise Winslow, and by that we mean he also looks nothing like he does in real life
I mean pic.twitter.com/N9K3IufjqJ— devin kharpertian (@uuords) September 18, 2015
They just gave up on Ersan Ilyasova here. He's real! He exists!:
Luke Babbitt is a white man with hair that could make people think he's from a Seattle-based indie rock band. This is not Luke Babbitt:
Ricky Rubio looks like the one guy you always see on TV:
Ricky Rubio got Jammed. pic.twitter.com/hSEXJCukQt— Tim Cato (@tim_cato) September 18, 2015
AND OH MY GOD WHAT DID YOU DO TO KRISTAPS:
WAIT A MINUTE. LARRY NANCE JR. ... YOU'RE PORZINGIS' CLONE?
Wait a goddamned minute… pic.twitter.com/IjuW3WmF9p— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) September 18, 2015
If you want to see how the rest of the NBA looks like, YouTuber "DLloydTV" made a video of himself doing just that:
UPDATE: EA is starting to respond to the Twitter backlash.